The Massachusetts Health Policy Forum at Brandeis University is an independent, nonpartisan organization dedicated to improving health and the health care system in the Commonwealth by convening forums and presenting the highest quality research to legislators, stakeholders and the public.

Forums, Publications and News

Most Recent Publication: November 21, 2019

"A Policy Analysis of Post-Acute Rehabilitation Services for People with Acquired Brain Injury in Massachusetts and Beyond" outlines how post-acute rehabilitation could significantly improve health outcomes for individuals with brain injuries while reducing total healthcare costs.

Most Recent Virtual Health Policy Forum: Vaccine Hesitancy in the Commonwealth

The virtual Forum, "Vaccine Hesitancy in the Commonwealth: Tailoring the Message to Move the Needle," was held from 12-1:35 p.m. on Thursday, June 3, 2021. 

Virtual Forum: Telehealth in a Post Pandemic World

The virtual Forum, "Telehealth in a Post Pandemic World," was held from 8:30-10:40 a.m. on Thursday, December 3, 2020. This forum focused on the future of telehealth in Massachusetts in a post pandemic...

Most Recent News: Could Health Insurance Cost More for the Unvaccinated?

On July 23, 2021, NBC10 Boston and MHPF Executive Director, Michael Doonan, PhD discuss, "Could Health Insurance Cost More for the Unvaccinated?"