Posts by Johanna Crane
Bioethics Forum Essay
Prioritizing the “1a”: Ethically Allocating Scarce Covid Vaccines to Health Care Workers
Beginning this week, guarded vehicles loaded with the first Covid-19 vaccine authorized in the United States are fanning out to hospitals across the country. In vaccine prioritization protocols health care workers, along with nursing home residents, make up phase “1a” – those who are first in line to be vaccinated. While much attention has been paid to who should come next, less is known about how hospitals are allocating vaccine doses among their staff. For many medical centers, the first shipments will only be enough to vaccinate a fraction of their workers. Who goes first within the “1a” category, and how are such decisions made?
Bioethics in Community Health
Hastings Center Research Scholar Carolyn Neuhaus will join a panel with Danielle M. Pacia, Aashna Lal, and Johanna Crane on Bioethics in Community Health at the ASBH 25th Annual Conference:...
Examining Federally Qualified Health Center Patient-Participant Motivations in the All of Us Research Program
Hastings Center Research Associate Danielle M. Pacia will present Examining Federally Qualified Health Center Patient-Participant Motivations in the All of Us Research Program with Hastings Center Research Scholar Carolyn Neuhaus, and...
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Advancing Vaccine Equity: Lessons Learned from the Federal Health Center Covid-19 Vaccine Program
How did federally funded nonprofit primary care centers for medically underserved patients promote equitable access to Covid vaccination? A new publication examines this question and reveals valuable lessons for supporting just vaccine allocation and improving health equity in the United States.
2022 — A Year of Results
In the early days of 2022, doctors transplanted a pig heart into a dying 57-year-old man, a medical first. Hastings Center research scholar Karen Maschke cautioned against rushing into animal-to-human...
Bioethics in Community Health: Understanding Ethical Challenges of Community Health Centers
Principal Investigators: Carolyn P. Neuhaus, Nancy Berlinger Funder: Greenwall Foundation, Making A Difference Program This national study of nonprofit community health centers in the United States will learn about and...
“Strategies to Support Equitable Access to Precision Medicine for All of Us Participants from FQHCs,”FQHC Exchange/MITRE
Nancy Berlinger and Johanna Crane
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Issue Brief: Equitable Access to Precision Medicine
A new issue brief from The Hastings Center, “Strategies to Support Equitable Access to Precision Medicine for All of Us Participants from Federally Qualified Health Centers,” presents policy recommendations to mitigate disparities in access to appropriate medical follow-up after the return of genetic findings.
ELSIcon2022: Innovating for a Just and Equitable Future
Hastings Center scholar Carolyn Neuhaus along with Associate Professor of Bioethics at Alden March Bioethics Institute Johanna Crane will present at the ELSIcon2022 conference: “Cultivating just & equitable genomics research...
Ethical Challenges in the Middle Tier of Covid-19 Vaccine Allocation: Guidance for Organizational Decision-Making
Download PDF Nancy Berlinger, PhD; Matthew Wynia, MD, MPH; Tia Powell, MD; Aimee Milliken, RN, PhD, HEC-C; Parinda Khatri, PhD; Fatma Marouf, JD, MPH; Keisha Ray, PhD; Johanna Crane, PhD...