January 30, 2005 | Report
April 9, 2014 | Report
Online data is a rich source for examining epidemics and patterns across the globe. Using information from Twitter, researchers examined local network structures and its impact on the contagious spread of information globally.
July 30, 2013 | Report
Technology-based strategies can help streamline health insurance eligibility and enrollment systems. This report shares the successes and challenges experienced in pilot programs.
January 1, 2011 | Report
This case study outlines the Maine AF4Q Alliance's planning process, activities, lessons learned, and future efforts around implementing a social media campaign to engage consumers.
August 7, 2014 | Report
Adopting EHRs is the first step in a long and complex journey to an IT-enabled health care system in which technology is effectively leveraged to address ongoing cost and quality challenges.
April 1, 2014 | Report
More and more people are collecting health data about themselves—data on weight, diet, exercise, blood pressure, blood sugar, etc. This self-collected data may be useful to public health researchers.
October 1, 2013 | Report
The purpose of the data book is to monitor and communicate Local Public Health Act data collected through the Local Public Health Planning and Performance Measurement Reporting System (PPMRS).
November 30, 2012 | Report
This report discusses the challenges of evaluating continuous quality improvement, recommendations to address these challenges, and existing gaps in the research.
October 1, 2012 | Report
Findings on employers’ familiarity with–and reactions to–concepts related to paying for care based on demonstrated achievement on quality.
March 21, 2012 | Report
A longer time frame is needed to more accurately estimate the cost-effectiveness of proven interventions to combat obesity.