In the Emergency Department, Patients from Marginalized Groups Are More Likely to be Bypassed in the Queue
In a busy hospital emergency department, White people who speak English and have private insurance are more likely to jump the line and get seen first, according to new research from Professors Lesley Meng and Edieal Pinker and Dr. Rohit Sangal ’21 of Yale New Haven Hospital.
Four women who are using entrepreneurial tools to achieve public health goals visited Teresa Chahine’s podcast, Impact & Innovation, where they told their stories and shared what they’ve learned about connecting with a community to make a difference.
Our aging infrastructure isn’t ready for climate change. David Gilford ’07 explains how new resilient, technology-enabled infrastructure can help us thrive in an uncertain future.
To take on the problems associated with poverty in New York City, Emary Aronson ’97, chief knowledge officer of the Robin Hood Foundation, takes a data-driven and heart-led approach. She describes how the organization has focused on outcomes and been able to pivot quickly to lead emergency relief efforts.
Sustainably built homes cost more up front, but factor in resiliency, indoor air quality, and the costs to heat and cool, and the cost calculus looks quite different, says Aaron Smith ’16.
Washington state’s collective action approach to career-connected learning expands students’ horizons, connects employers to their future workforce, and builds community, says Maud Daudon ’83 of Career Connect Washington.
For families coming out of homelessness, housing doesn’t end the impossible choices that come with navigating poverty. Jill Bauman ’87 describes Imagine LA’s holistic model to end family homelessness and poverty.
Is artificial intelligence ready to become a standard business tool? McKinsey’s Bryce Hall ’12 says that combining human expertise and judgment with AI’s data-driven recommendations is a challenging but powerful way to deliver business results.
Satellites can track methane leaks and other greenhouse gas emissions back to the source. We asked Karen Jones ’89, senior technology strategist in the Center for Space Policy and Strategy at The Aerospace Corporation, what it will take to act on the insights offered by space technology.
This year, new research shed light on the economics of personal finance, the meaning of work, misperceptions of public opinion, the partisan divide in COVID deaths, and a dark side of the rise of the mutual fund. And faculty and alumni offered expertise on the streaming wars, better negotiation, the collapse of FTX, the failings of recycling, and the Taylor Swift ticket debacle.
Caroline James ’22 , director of sustainability at Atlantic Packaging, says the current plastics recycling system is broken. She explains how new efforts by businesses and governments could move us toward a more sustainable and circular economy.