Should 2030 LHIs Focus on Health Equity vs Disease Burden?
The 2030 LHIs include fewer goals related to specific diseases and clinical care, and more on well-being, health equity, and social determinants of health. Are you for or against measuring national health in terms beyond diseases and behaviors?

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Should Countries Nationalize Vaccine Production?
Countries and international organizations are trying to determine how to prioritize COVID-19 vaccine production and supply when it becomes available. Are you for or against countries nationalizing vaccine production or otherwise prohibiting its export?

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Should Patents Be Granted to Companies That Benefit From Public Funding?
Some drug manufacturers earn patents on molecules developed through public funding. Are you for or against patents not being granted or their period of exclusivity curtailed when companies develop cures using public funds?

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Should Federal Loans Be Used to Acquire Private Practices?
Private practices are experiencing steep declines in revenue and have had to layoff staff. Are you for or against some of the assistance provided to health systems for COVID-19 be directed towards preserving this healthcare resource by acquiring them?

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Should Institutions Collect Social Determinants of Health Data From Communities?
Missed appointments and overuse of emergency care come at a cost to health systems. Are you for or against institutions collecting social determinants of health data to identify which patients need additional services to improve outcomes?

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Should Institutions Disclose the Names of Employees With COVID‐19?
Amid the pandemic, many institutions are notifying employees if a colleague has tested positive for the virus, but some believe the person's identity should be revealed. Are you for or against institutions disclosing the names of employees with COVID-19?

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Should Hospital Mergers Be Allowed if Specific Services Will Be Impacted?
When mergers between religiously controlled hospitals and nonsectarian hospitals occur, most reproductive health services would be eliminated. Are you for or against allowing hospital mergers to occur if specific services will be impacted?

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Should Patients Have Access to Electronic Health Records on Their Smartphones?
In 2022, new federal rules will allow patients to access medical records on their phones. This will give patients more control over their health, but privacy could be compromised. Are you for or against giving patients access to data on their phones?

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Should Hospitals Cancel On-Site Training for Nursing and Medical Students Due to COVID-19?
During the COVID-19 outbreak, many clinical rotations are being canceled. This may stem the spread of disease, but could also delay students from entering the workforce. Are you for or against canceling on-site training for nursing and medical students?

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Should Physicians Screen for Patients Who Are More Likely to Sue?
Being named in a lawsuit can have serious consequences. Some doctors interview potential patients to weed out those who may sue, but this can be uncomfortable and will not eliminate all risk. Are you for or against screening patients for litigiousness?

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