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Medicaid Expansion and Emergency Department Wait Times

When: Thursday, January 27, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Central

Where: Online
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Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM)  

Group: Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM)

Category: Lectures & Meetings


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Dr. Allen will present results from a study examining the impact of Medicaid expansion on emergency department wait times and throughput, key indicators of emergency department crowding.


Lindsay Allen, PhD MA
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Dr. Lindsay Allen is an assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Feinberg School of Medicine, as well as the IPHAM Buehler Center for Health Policy and Economics. As a health economist, she studies the way state and federal policies affect health care access and costs, especially for marginalized populations.

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