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The Health Policy Connection features the expertise of our colleagues both internal and external to Loma Linda University Health, sharing their views on various health policy-related topics relevant to the current times.

Please note that the views and opinions expressed in the following articles are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent those of Loma Linda University Health or the Institute for Health Policy and Leadership.

COVID-19, Public Health, pandemic, vaccine, vaccine hesitancy

The Problem with the Vaccine Solution

The COVID-19 vaccines are here to save lives, but multiple challenges exist in getting people vaccinated.

Equity, health disparities, justice, social change

Fairness in All Health Policies

What would it take to ensure that all health policies are designed not only to achieve good but to be fair?

disparities, health, health care, homeless, housing

Disparities in Health Care for the Homeless

In addition to lack of stable housing, the homeless face challenges of disparities in health and health care. 

Behavioral Health, COVID-19, Mental health, Telemental health, telehealth, telemedicine

The Good, the Bad and the Future of Telemental Health

COVID-19 has forever changed the field of mental health. We need to evaluate what’s working and what’s not.  

COVID-19 Vaccine, Equity, Fairness, ethics, pandemic

Fairness in COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation

As we greet auspicious news regarding effective COVID-19 vaccines, how do we ensure ethical allocation of the vaccine?

chronic diseases, let’s move campaign, nutrition, nutrition facts label, nutrition facts label updates

Updates to the Nutrition Facts Label

Read on to find out more about the updates made to the nutrition facts label.