June 1, 2010
Physicians need a method of quantifying the risks and benefits of treatment for patient subgroups (i.e., those with different health profiles). This article describes the development of the Potential for Benefit Scale (PBS), a composite measure of potential treatment response.
July 1, 2013
This randomized controlled trial evaluated a culturally appropriate intervention to improve the recognition and treatment of depression among Asian and Latino American primary care patients at Massachusetts General Hospital.
March 25, 2013
Program Results Report
The UCLA Family Commons is a new model of preventive mental health care that provides nonstigmatized, cost-effective education and coaching to help families with children from infancy to adolescence address common childhood issues.
October 19, 2009
Seven grants given to organizations with demonstrated abilities to develop and test interventions to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in health care.
March 1, 2007
This paper calls for national organizations dedicated to performance measurement, best practices and provider incentives as a part of reform.
February 1, 2009
To explore the question of what constitutes quality in a health care encounter from the patient perspective, Mathematica Policy Research conducted focus groups with African Americans, Latinos, Asian Indians, and whites.