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July 10, 2014
Violations of privacy are increasing as more adolescents and young adults gain coverage on their parents’ health insurance plans, according to a new health policy report from UC San Francisco.
March 10, 2014
Injured patients who live near trauma centers that have closed have higher odds of dying once they reach a hospital, according to a new analysis by UCSF researchers.
February 05, 2014
CVS Caremark, the nation’s largest pharmacy health care company, and UCSF's Steven Schroeder say selling tobacco products is “clearly antithetical” to the role of pharmacies.
November 25, 2013
After heading the Obama administration’s global effort on AIDS, Eric Goosby is returning to his roots at UCSF to apply his experiences to improving public health programs.
November 05, 2013
The United States faces a severe shortage of primary health care providers. In a series of papers published in Health Affairs, UCSF researchers advocated a number of potential solutions to the problem.
October 03, 2013
The government closure that started Oct. 1 is expected to have minimal impact on UCSF if it does not last for more than a few weeks. But if the closure is protracted, UCSF and the University of California overall are expected to face a number of challenges as a result.
September 25, 2013
Some of UCSF’s leading experts discuss the potential impact of new health care coverage options on hospitals and clinics, and on women and children, available statewide under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
September 25, 2013
Josh Adler, chief medical officer of UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, discusses the Affordable Care Act's impact on hospitals and medical practice.
September 25, 2013
Claire Brindis, director of the UCSF Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, discusses the changes to health coverage under the Affordable Care Act for women and young adults.
September 25, 2013
Andrew Bindman, who helped draft provisions in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), discusses the rollout of the state health exchanges from a national perspective.

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