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The implications of COVID-19 for vulnerable populations

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


Healthcare Providers: Preparing for the next normal after COVID-19

The length of disruption for patients continuing physical distancing remains unclear. However, most forward-looking healthcare organizations may use this time to materially scale virtual health offerings in ways that create competitive advantage.


Major challenges remain in COVID-19 testing

There remain challenges and risk in considering “widespread testing” as the sole criterion for returning to work and activities.


Changing views on mental and substance use disorders: An interview with Patrick Kennedy

Former congressman, Patrick Kennedy, discusses mental and substance use disorders and how healthcare stakeholders can help these populations especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Winning the (local) COVID-19 war

As governors, mayors and other leaders work to protect lives and livelihoods, they will need to confront this enemy across six domains, pressing hard to safeguard industries, and using data to adapt based on ‘the facts on the ground’.


Returning to resilience: The impact of COVID-19 on mental health and substance use

As governments race to contain COVID-19, it is important to know the actions society can take to mitigate the behavioral health impact of the pandemic and economic crisis.