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    Telemedicine

    Report

    What Role Will Telehealth Play After COVID-19?

    The use of telehealth services has increased during the pandemic. When policymakers evaluate telehealth policy going forward, they will need to consider whether telemedicine can improve care quality, reduce costs, increase access, or achieve some combination of these goals.

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    Media Literacy

    Report

    Media Literacy Standards to Counter Truth Decay

    Media literacy may be a powerful tool against Truth Decay, the diminishing role of facts in public life. What standards could help teachers, policymakers, and others implement media literacy education more effectively?

  • Nurses prepare to vaccinate people at a drive-through COVID-19 vaccination site in Detroit, Michigan, January 15, 2021, photo by Emily Elconin/Reuters
    Logistics Management

    Commentary

    Keep the Vaccine Moving to Save the Most Lives

    The United States is waiting to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and millions of doses wait for arms. Policymakers at the national, state, and local levels have been stockpiling the shots for many reasons. While supply ramps up, policymakers could push to deliver vaccine to people instead of freezers.

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    Machine Learning

    Report

    How Law Enforcement Can Mitigate Bias in Machine Learning Decision Aids

    Bias in law enforcement systems that use artificial intelligence and machine learning can cause or exacerbate inequity. Agencies can avoid bias by establishing standards for measuring it, weighing the costs of biased outcomes, and providing workforce development and training in the emerging technologies.

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