Welcome To Our Blog!

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.

silhouette of a man with coronavirus structure

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

The Good, the Bad and the Future of Telemental Health

<p>COVID-19 has forever changed the field of mental health. We need to evaluate what’s working and what’s not. &nbsp;</p
vaccine bottles on a table with needle

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

Fairness in COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation

<p>As we greet auspicious news regarding effective COVID-19 vaccines, how do we ensure ethical allocation of the vaccine
Asian Father & Cute little 18 months old toddler boy child choosing milk product in grocery store.

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

Updates to the Nutrition Facts Label

<p>Read on to find out more about the updates made to the nutrition facts label.</p>
stethoscope with a plaque saying Oral health

Oral Health, Integration of systems, Interprofessional collaborative practice, Interprofessional education, Primary health care

Bridging the Gap Between Dentistry & Medicine

<p><em>How can we bridge the gap between dentistry and medicine? Read on to explore how they can be integrated.&nbsp;</e