October 1, 2012
Human Capital Blog
Recently, Nurse.com covered a new study conducted by Bernadette Melnyk, PhD, RN, CPNP/PMHNP, FNAP, FAAN. Published in the September issue of the Journal of Nursing Administration, the study of more than 1,000 registered nurses found that resistance from nursing leaders and other barriers prevent nurses from implementing evidence-based practices, even when those practices could improve patient outcomes.
October 16, 2014
A new Robert Wood Johnson Foundation initiative explores how health information and data can be harnessed to help people lead healthier lives.
October 8, 2014
A report finds that millions of women, minorities and those with low incomes are ineligible for health insurance assistance because their state opted not to expand Medicaid.
September 5, 2012
Clinical Scholar offers guidance for emergency care teams and surprising news on neurological outcomes.
September 22, 2014
Program Results Report
State Health Access Reform Evaluation (SHARE) supports rigorous research on health reform initiatives and evaluation of health reform issues.
August 11, 2012
The World Bank reported the leading cause of death worldwide was coronary heart disease in its 1993 World Development Report. Yet, investments in cardiac care are slow, and have not kept pace with the rising rates of death.
September 17, 2014
There is considerable fluctuation in small group insurance premiums year-to-year. However, in this report, researchers show that large increases are typically tempered by much smaller increases, or even decreases, in premium costs the following year.
June 1, 2010
This article examines the use of evidence-based care management processes by large physician organizations. Care management processes are designed to improve care for people with chronic illness. Over 90 million Americans have a chronic illness and chronic illness is responsible for more than three-quarters of national health care costs.
September 10, 2014
Program Results Report
A research team led by Stephen M. Shortell and Lawrence P. Casalino tracked the extent to which physician organizations used evidence-based care management processes to treat patients with asthma, congestive heart failure, depression, and diabetes.
September 3, 2014
The Affordable Health Care Act mandates that employers provide adequate health care for full-time employees. Has this law, in effect, increased the number of part-time workers? The Urban Institute Investigates.