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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.

woman looking at phone and searching dental info

teledentistry, Oral Health, disparities, post-pandemic dentistry

Teledentistry and Oral Health Care

<p>What are the benefits and barriers to integrating teledentistry into routine dental care in the post-pandemic era?</p
rainbow flag behind Surgeon

LGBTQ, Transgender, healthcare, disparities, Equity, vulnerable population

Transgender Discrimination in Healthcare

<p>Transgender patients experience discrimination in healthcare. Read on to find out more.</p>
multiple Covid-19 vaccine bottles

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

The Problem with the Vaccine Solution

<p>The COVID-19 vaccines are here to save lives, but multiple challenges exist in getting people vaccinated.</p>
medical scale

justice, Equity, health disparities, social change

Fairness in All Health Policies

<p>What would it take to ensure that all health policies are designed not only to achieve good but to be fair?</p>
homeless woman in medical mask

homeless, health, disparities, health care, housing

Disparities in Health Care for the Homeless

<p>In addition to lack of stable housing, the homeless face challenges of disparities in health and health care.&nbsp;</