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Politics & Policy – The Atlantic

David A. Graham

Pollsters have finally found an issue that transcends partisan divides, with the overwhelming majority of Americans siding against President Trump.

The complaint that Washington is out of step with Main Street has been circulating for roughly as long as each metonym has been in use. But it’s seldom, if ever, been more true than at this moment in the coronavirus pandemic.

The most active debate in politics at the moment—in the White House, in state capitols, and in the press—is about whether and how much to reopen the economy. President Trump has been fitfully pushing for the country to get back to work, has boosted fringe state-level protests demanding that restrictions end, and yesterday took his first trip in weeks, visiting a mask-manufacturing plant in Arizona.

But even as the national political discourse has adopted reopening as the central debate, polls repeatedly show that Americans overwhelmingly back

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Government & Policy | Healthcare IT News

The UK government has released a statement in conjunction with many key players in the telecoms industry to announce their elevated support during the COVID-19 crisis. 

Physicians are now allowed to care for patients at rural hospitals “via phone, radio or online communication, without having to be physically present.”

Homeless people.

In HIMSS20 Digital, health informatics expert Brian Dixon links the power of health information exchange networks to actionable data for hospitals.

Eligible organizations would get full funding for approved services and devices “necessary to provide critical connected care” until funds are exhausted or until the pandemic has subsided.

While work at Mann-Grandstaff is 99% complete, right now the department’s priority is the “care of veterans and providing surge capabilities for civilian health care systems.”

This ONC map shows the locations of ongoing Interoperability Proving Ground projects focused on COVID-19 response.

The agency’s Interoperability Proving Ground is becoming a hotbed of coronavirus

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The Health Law & Policy Institute (HLPI)

Health Law & Policy Institute

The Health Law & Policy Institute (HLPI) at the University of Houston Law Center is home to one of the nation’s leading health law programs. We have been consistently ranked as a top 10 program U.S. News and World Report for over two decades. HLPI has been at the forefront of legal education, scholarship, and policy analysis for over forty years. Formed in 1978, HLPI has built a diverse portfolio of research on a variety of topics, including health finance systems; disability law; health information exchange; genetic data; health care quality and access improvement; integrated provider organizations; and questions of individual rights in health care and biomedical research.

We provide our students with a rigorous, comprehensive, and cutting-edge education in health law at the basic (J.D.) and advanced (LL.M.) levels to prepare them for careers in health law practice, policy, and academia. Faculty at HLPI conduct independent and grant-funded research

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Policy and Politics Journal

KonigPascal D. König & Markus B. Siewert

A key promise of representative democracy is that the government strives to generate public policy outputs which are responsive to the preferences of (a majority of) the people. If it delivers on its policy promises, a government can expect to gain or maintain support in the electorate, but if it fails to do so, it is likely to be sanctioned at the next election. This amounts to a central – albeit perhaps somewhat romanticising – rationale behind political competition driving policymakers to do their job.  Continue reading Claiming and Assigning Credit for Fulfilled Policy Promises – Why Policymakers Fight an Uphill Battle

LSERuth Dixon and Thomas Elston

Over 97 per cent of English local authorities cooperate with one another, providing common public services across separate council areas. Ruth Dixon and Thomas Elston consider how and why this occurs.

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