December 1, 2012
This paper analyzes the effect of the Massachusetts health care reform on reported health care utilization and outcomes by both synthesizing the existing research and providing new evidence using the National Health Interview Survey.
September 1, 2007
This paper suggests that major health reform must address poor quality amid rampant expense, with greater reliance on technology assessment and cost effectiveness.
March 26, 2013
Forces Driving Implementation of the CAHPS® Clinician & Group Survey is part of a suite of resources on patient experience designed by AF4Q to assist community health collaboratives.
March 1, 2007
This paper calls for national organizations dedicated to performance measurement, best practices and provider incentives as a part of reform.
September 24, 2012
In the decade leading up to the ACA’s passage, per capita spending on personal health services among the nonelderly rose at an annual rate 3.5 percent faster than general consumer prices.
August 9, 2012
New insights into the inner workings of America's primary care practices, including areas of strength and critical areas for growth.
April 15, 2013
Through an RWJF grant, AcademyHealth is looking into ways to advance payment and delivery reform activities.
March 1, 2012
A combination of strong leadership, inclusive planning and deliberate but aggressive action by committed state officials and system stakeholders has permitted Maryland to make significant strides in designing its reformed health care system.
Reed Tuckson, MD, is the Executive Vice President and Chief of Medical Affairs at the UnitedHealth Group. We sat down with Tuckson to discuss the potential for better integration of public health and health care.
Richard Umbdenstock, president and chief executive officer of the American Hospital Association, discusses the trend toward greater integration between public health and health care.