October 28, 2015
Population Health Institute have measured the health of nearly all counties in every state by comparing factors that affect health, including smoking, high school graduation rates, unemployment, physical inactivity and access to healthy foods. And every year ... schools to housing and the environment. The common denominator across these efforts is better health. Whether it’s increasing access to healthier foods in local restaurants and bodegas, cleaning up the Bronx River, redeveloping neglected neighborhoods, or ...
June 24, 2015
Program Results Report
Trenton, New Jersey. Interventions, including home visiting and technical assistance to child-care centers, were designed to increase the percentage of women who receive prenatal care; improve birth outcomes; improve pregnant and parenting women’s access ... Dates of Program: August 1998 through December 2013 Children living in poverty have worse health outcomes for infant mortality, developmental delays, asthma, ear infections, obesity, nutrition, and child abuse and neglect. Child poverty also ...
June 9, 2015
Mercy Medical Center, and UnityPoint Health In Albuquerque, New Mexico, Addressing Healthcare’s Blindside in Albuquerque’s South Side will expand access to healthy food and equip healthcare providers to refer patients to a service hub to address social ... in leadership development to foster a sustained movement towards health, safety, and wellness. Led by National Health Foundation, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, and California Medical Center Increasing Access to Behavioral Health ...
March 5, 2015
In her 2015 annual message, President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, shares Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's vision: everyone working together to build a national Culture of Health. ...
February 27, 2015
Culture of Health
... of the University of Minnesota’s State Health Access Data Assistance Center said, “Andy believed in the power of data and information to transform debate, in effective communication to influence policy, and in not accepting the status quo.“ “Andy was ... environment was not receptive.” Andy worked tirelessly to create the State Health Reform Assistance Network to help states implement the coverage provisions of the health care law. The program’s director, Heather Howard, recalled that Andy “uniquely understood ...
January 29, 2015
... affect employer coverage and that these need to be considered in analyzing the Affordable Care Act’s impacts. About the Grantee The State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) is an independent health policy research center located at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. SHADAC is a resource for helping states collect and use data for health policy, with a particular focus on monitoring rates of health insurance coverage and understanding factors associated with insurance ... Research from the State Health Access Data Assistance Center shows the percentage of private sector workers who receive health insurance through their employers has fallen significantly since the early 2000s. ...
January 2, 2015
Culture of Health
... was shuttling between various social service agencies, doing her best to complete forms and meet the requirements for public assistance. Yet despite her best efforts, she wasn’t really able to manage it all and, as a result, the boy’s health care was ... mental health conditions, and so we rely on our colleagues in psychology and psychiatry to help diagnose and develop treatment plans in collaboration with the family. However, in more resource-poor settings where access to a co-located mental health ...
October 15, 2014
... through SHARE will help patients, providers and state officials navigate the new health care landscape.” Technical support for the grantees’ work will be provided by the State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC), an RWJF-funded research center in ... of the State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC), an RWJF-funded research center in the Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota. ...
September 26, 2014
... measuring health insurance coverage following the introduction of marketplace plans. State Health Access Data Assistance Center The State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) is an independent health policy research center located at the ... collaborated with Research Support Services (RSS) and the University of Massachusetts Center for Survey Research (CSR) to carry out a research project. Methods included expert consultation with individuals involved in the state’s implementation of health reform ...
July 14, 2014
ACAView reports include data on provider access, patient financial obligation, health status of new patients, physician revenue cycle, and provider reimbursement in the ambulatory care setting. Data will be updated monthly and quarterly reports will provide more perspective. ... Athenahealth is assessing the ACA’s impact on provider access, patient financial obligation, health status of new patients, physician revenue cycle, and provider reimbursement. ...