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.
April 30, 2014
Human Capital Blog
For National Minority Health Month, RWJF Executive Nurse Fellows alumna Bonnie Westra blogs on how electronic health records inform evidence-based practice and efforts to improve minority health.
February 26, 2014
Program Results Report
From November 2008 through August 2013, the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior implemented social and emotional learning programs at a wellness center in Santa Monica and at six schools in West Los Angeles.
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.
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.
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.
March 1, 2007
This paper calls for national organizations dedicated to performance measurement, best practices and provider incentives as a part of reform.