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Institute for Health Policy Forum

Through expert roundtables, forums, and conferences, the Institute for Health Policy explores public policies that cultivate healthy communities and accessible high-quality care by convening experts to share knowledge, spark discourse, and advance collective thinking on topics of critical importance.

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A Conversation: Exploring Policy Opportunities in Nutrition Security and School Health

By Pamela Schwartz and Annie Reed, interviewed by Renee Gross  Since 2020, the pandemic has exposed and exacerbated hardships caused…

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From Tragedy to Transformation: Reforming Criminal Justice and the Mental Health System

So many parts of our criminal justice system are broken. Policing is at a crisis point across America and our…

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Restoring Provider Confidence In FDA-Approved Drugs

The Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy's experts Samantha Dupont, Krysten Joyce and Murray Ross join Kaiser Permanente's Senior Vice…

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Evolving nature of evidence required by FDA to approve new drugs

This brief, based on systematic reviews conducted in collaboration with the Program on Therapeutics, And Law (PORTAL), provides background on…

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