Boston hospitals and organizations join forces to drive employment and housing programs in the city's most underserved neighborhoods with a focus on sustainable solutions.
Policy and Industry
The toll of COVID-19 on people of color shows how crucial it is to overcome obstacles to inclusion in medical research. A new focus on telehealth is one path.
Stopping housing evictions of pregnant women and addressing inequities that lead to them could improve newborn health, leading to lifelong and intergenerational benefits.
Miriam Komaromy, MD, medical director of BMC's Grayken Center for Addiction, cautions that the new rules don't go far enough in addressing opioid overdose deaths.
Low-income patients are more likely to see quality sleep as a luxury, not a health concern. Providers must intervene with education, diagnosing, and treatment.