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Governor Leavitt, Rebecca Nielsen, and David Muhlestein in Health Affairs Blog Highlight Need for Aggregated Personal Investment When Addressing SDOH

June 14th, 2021

Health Affairs: Governor Leavitt, Rebecca Nielsen, and David Muhlestein recently authored a Health Affairs Blog, describing another approach to catalyze sustainable investment in social determinants of health (SDOH). They discussed how “aggregated personal investment” (API) can address SDOH in communities where cohesive multistakeholder groups don’t exist. They highlighted the need for SDOH investment but the […]

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Recording of Discussion 16: Strategic Approaches to Reducing Health Disparities at the State Level

May 25th, 2021

Andrew Croshaw, Patricia Doxey, and guest speaker Dulce Diez, Director of the Office of Health Disparities at the Utah Department of Health, hosted a conversation focused on reducing health inequities at the state level. A recording of the discussion can be found below. Slides can be found here. Follow our company LinkedIn page to join the live […]

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Recording of Discussion 15: The Emergence of Long-COVID and Key Implications

May 6th, 2021

Andrew Croshaw, Josh Trent, and Dr. Brett Giroir hosted a conversation that examined the emergence of long-COVID (or Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection, PASC). The discussion included implications healthcare stakeholders should consider including data and evidence generation, potential models of care delivery, patients’ costs and care needs, and potential socio-economic impacts. A recording of the discussion can […]

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Governor Leavitt and Brett Giroir quoted in The Washington Post about forming an alliance to focus on long-COVID

April 29th, 2021

The Washington Post: Governor Mike Leavitt and Brett Giroir, an assistant HHS secretary in charge of coronavirus testing under President Donald Trump, were quoted in an article discussing the COVID Patient Recovery Alliance. Read the full article here.

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Governor Mike Leavitt and Nancy-Ann DeParle quoted in article about their new COVID Patient Recovery Alliance

April 29th, 2021

The Hill: Governor Mike Leavitt and Nancy-Ann DeParle, the former deputy chief of staff for policy under former President Obama, were quoted in an article discussing the unveiling of their COVID Patient Recovery Alliance. They plan to use this alliance to help healthcare professionals and policymakers address long-haul COVID-19. Read the full article here.

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New Healthcare Collaborative Launches to Help Patients with Long-COVID

April 28th, 2021

Governor Mike Leavitt and Nancy-Ann DeParle Announce New, Multi-Sector Alliance to Address Long-COVID Challenges and Promote Recovery Salt Lake City, April 28, 2021—Today, Governor Mike Leavitt, former Governor of Utah and former U.S. Secretary for Health and Human Services (HHS), and Nancy-Ann DeParle, former Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy […]

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6 Ways to Reduce Health Inequities during the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 1st, 2021

Although the traumatic circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic have exacerbated existing health inequities, it has also fueled an immediacy to address them. The CDC recently released two grant-funded initiatives for state and local health departments to mitigate COVID-19 related health disparities: National Initiative to Address COVID-19 Health Disparities Among Populations at High-Risk and Underserved, Including […]

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Governor Leavitt quoted about the shift in supply of and demand for the COVID vaccine in Utah

March 10th, 2021

KUTV: Governor Leavitt was quoted in a recent news article about the current state of COVID vaccine distribution in the state of Utah. Leavitt describes how the newly approved Johnson & Johnson vaccine and an increased vaccine supply overall have contributed to a surplus of vaccines available in the state. The challenge now is to […]

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