Addressing Unemployment Among Health Care Workers

Director Bianca Frogner and Senior Deputy Director Sue Skillman discuss the importance of tracking unemployment among health care workers in the JAMA Health Forum published on November 8, 2020. They identify data barriers and potential solutions to tracking which workers are unemployed and the reasons why they are unemployed. Frogner and Skillman emphasize the need to follow unemployed workers from long-term care who often face considerable financial uncertainty and are in high demand during the COVID crisis. Read the full article here