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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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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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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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Governor Leavitt comments on vaccination efforts in Utah

February 24th, 2021

KSL: Governor Leavitt was quoted in a recent article about the challenges of the COVID-19 vaccination process. In the article, Leavitt describes the complexity of the situation, which makes it difficult for vaccination efforts to roll out in the exact way officials hope for. Read the full article here.

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Governor Leavitt in Health Affairs Highlights Need for Integrated Care for Dual-Eligible Beneficiaries

February 17th, 2021

Health Affairs: Governor Leavitt recently authored a piece in Health Affairs, describing the urgent need for fully integrated care for individuals dually served by Medicare and Medicaid (“duals”). He discussed the disproportionate impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on duals, noting duals suffering from COVID-19 have a higher rate of hospitalization than Medicare-only beneficiaries. The […]

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Governor Leavitt speaks about state COVID-19 vaccination efforts

January 27th, 2021

Fox News: Governor Leavitt spoke on Fox News recently about the efforts of states to administer the COVID-19 vaccine, calling them “too granular”. Instead, he suggests states start trying to administer as many vaccines as quickly as possible. Read or watch more of what he said here.

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Governor Leavitt speaks about the feasibility of President Biden’s vaccination plan on Fox News

January 25th, 2021

Fox News: Governor Leavitt was interviewed on Fox News again, this time on The Claman Countdown. In the interview, he spoke about President Biden’s plan to vaccinate 100 million people in his first 100 days of office, which builds off President Trump’s Operation Warp Speed. Leavitt said Biden’s goal would be possible with an “all […]

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