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Aug 20, 2020

Nursing homes and other long term care facilities have been heavily impacted by COVID-19 in part because of inherent weaknesses in their structure and management that leave residents vulnerable to infectious diseases. Most private companies also have a financial model that is critically challenged by the pandemic. Dr. David Grabowski, a health policy researcher and professor at Harvard, talks with Dr. Josh Sharfstein about how COVID-19 has exposed an existential crisis facing U.S. nursing homes.