Center for Health Policy

The Center for Health Policy is dedicated to supporting the training of nurses in health policy research methods, as well as developing and disseminating knowledge that informs health policymakers at all levels.

The Future of Nursing Home Quality

On April 13, 2022,  the Center for Health Policy, the Center for Improving Palliative Care in Vulnerable Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions, and the Alumni Association hosted an expert panel discussion titled “Policy Dialogue for the Future of Nursing Home Quality.” The expert panel discussed the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, & Medicine’s recently released report, “The Quality of Care in Nursing Homes,” which examines how our nation delivers, regulates, finances and measures quality of nursing home care, including the long-standing challenges brought to light by the COVID-19 pandemic. View the event recording here.

The Future of Nursing 2020-2030 Report

Columbia Nursing and New-York Presbyterian hosted a panel discussion “The Future of Nursing 2020-2030 Report: Charting a Path to Achieving Health Equity” on June 2, 2021. The expert panel discussed the goals of the National Academy of Medicine’s recently released study, which charts a course for the next decade of the nursing profession. View the event recording.

COVID-19 Policy Updates

Skopos Labs has launched a site for the public to stay updated on federal U.S. policy-making related to the coronavirus (COVID-19), including tracking legislative activity and regulatory activity from over 200 federal agencies. For updates on Congressional policy-making and regulatory policy-making visit the Skopos Labs website.