November 30, 2012
New Public Health
A new Census Bureau tool, OnTheMap for Emergency Management, was created to help prepare communities for an emergency. The tool provides information about the potential affected population size and characteristics of the people, such as age, occupat ...
July 13, 2009
News releases, meeting agendas and other relevant documents.
February 26, 2009
Graniteville, S.C., event has national implications.
January 7, 2009
Every year we choose 10 articles from our top research and evaluation projects that had real impact in the policy arena, helped shape our thinking and work, or stood out in other ways. This year we asked you to participate in the selection process with us. Please read further to see the results.
February 1, 2006
Issue 1 of the Charting Nursing’s Future series shows how state nursing workforce centers collect and assess data needed for policy change.
April 1, 2009
A follow-up to a major study of pregnancy outcomes, Project Viva, found a direct association between early childhood weight gain and high Body Mass Index (BMI) at 3 years of age. The results take into account several compounding factors.
April 21, 2009
Program Results Report
The National Committee for Quality Assurance created, tested and disseminated tools to measure practice systems: formal processes and information systems used to ensure high-quality care and prevention of chronic illness.
May 12, 2009
Program Results Report
A team of lawyers at George Washington University identified and assessed the actual and perceived legal barriers to using health information to improve health care quality and reduce disparities.
January 1, 2009
This chapter of "Nursing Policy Research: Turning Evidence-Based Research into Health Policy" reviews the conceptual and practical issues related to conducting surveys, including development of the research topic and survey questions, maximizing data collection, and coping with common problems.
January 1, 2008
Health information technology is a critical component for planning for efficient and quality care, but successful implementation requires understanding of the full clinical context. The identification and diagramming of clinical processes in this article aim to improve that understanding.