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READ about scientific publications, briefs, and reports emerging from the Center and its collaborators below.
Relationship between perceived strength of countries’ primary care system and COVID-19 mortality
Robert L. Phillips Jr., MD, MSPH
Andrew W. Bazemore, MD, MPH
Submitted on: September, 2020
With the focus of the COVID-19 pandemic on the many challenges in public health, acute and long-term care, what has happened within primary care has remained largely below the radar. Yet primary care physicians (family doctors and GPs) can constitute up to 50% of the medical workforce and are highly susceptible to contracting emerging infectious diseases themselves, as they are often the first point of contact people have with the health system.
The Lown Institute Hospitals Index breaks new ground by evaluating hospitals not only on their patient outcomes but also their civic leadership and avoidance of overuse.
Submitted on: August, 2020
The Lown Institute Hospitals Index breaks new ground by evaluating hospitals not only on their patient outcomes but also their civic leadership and avoidance of overuse. Visit the Lown Hospital Index website to learn more, explore the rankings, and read reports and insights related to each of our unique metrics.