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Impact on public health

Data graphics, insights from leaders, and stories that illustrate the impact of COVID-19 on public health.

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Article

The great acceleration in healthcare: Six trends to heed

– Next generation care management, health for all, consolidated care delivery, and reform efforts are among the trends that may shape healthcare in the years ahead.
Article

Preparing for the next normal now: How health systems can adopt a growth transformation in the COVID-19 world

– Health systems remain focused on patients and care, but proactive and targeted growth will likely need to be part of the response to financial challenges.

Interactives

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Airflow considerations for businesses during the time of COVID-19

See what changes to heating, ventilation, and airflow systems could help limit viral spread in offices, retail stores, and manufacturing facilities.
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The prevalence of COVID-19 across the United States

Epidemiological data tracking the extent of the coronavirus outbreak and testing efforts
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COVID-19 case tracker

Epidemiological data on the pandemic, with global, country, and local views.
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Executive survey on returning to US workplaces amid COVID-19

A survey of US executives shows how companies are using safety measures to protect workers and customers amid COVID-19.
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Face-mask use in the United States

A series of McKinsey surveys explores Americans’ self-reported and perceived face-mask usage.
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Vulnerable populations dashboard

McKinsey’s open-access dashboard looks at individuals with physical or behavioral health vulnerability and their risk for developing COVID-19.

Insights

Webinar

America’s behavioral health crisis: The fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic

– Mental and substance-use disorders worsen people’s health and impose major costs on society. The COVID-19 crisis has only amplified these effects. This McKinsey Live session explores what healthcare leaders can do to mitigate behavioral-health impacts.
Webinar

How improving health globally can save lives and strengthen economies

– The costly COVID-19 crisis provides an opportunity to dramatically advance worldwide health and prosperity.
Interview

Virtual, equitable, and precise: The dean of Stanford’s medical school talks about what healthcare could be

– Lloyd Minor discusses how genomics, data science, and technology—and a better understanding of behavioral and social factors—can help doctors predict and prevent disease, not just treat it.
Interview

Envisioning healthcare after COVID-19: An interview with Ara Darzi

– The surgeon and former health minister discusses ways for healthcare systems, in the United Kingdom and elsewhere, to go from... providing a “sickness service” to delivering a “health and well-being service.”
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

Prioritizing health: A prescription for prosperity

– Could 65 be the new 55? Each year, poor health takes a heavy societal and economic toll. Improving the health of the world’s population... would add 10 healthy years in midlife—and much more.
Interview

Helping patients where they are: An interview with the president of CVS Caremark

– Alan Lotvin, who leads one of America’s largest pharmacy-benefits companies, discusses the impact of COVID-19 on the US healthcare... system and how to improve services and patient outcomes.

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