April 9, 2014
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.
February 1, 2014
Low-cost technology, such as mobile phones, are a promising tool to use in engaging patients in behavior change and facilitating self-care between visits.
February 1, 2014
This introduction presents a glimpse into a new Anthology chapter that looks at RWJF's Pioneering Portfolio, designed to explore the innovative ideas.
January 24, 2014
Pioneering Ideas Blog
We need to figure out ethical and responsible ways to apply microtargeting to improving people's health, says labor economist Lori Melichar.
January 14, 2014
Program Results Report
The Urban Institute produced 15 evidence-based papers analyzing health policy issues, quality of care, performance measurement, and national health reform from 2009 to 2012. The goal was to inform policy-makers, researchers, and journalists.
December 30, 2013
New Public Health
Today's public health news:
More Than One Million People Now Enrolled for Health Insurance Coverage under the Affordable Care Act
U.S. Flu Cases on the Rise
New Orleans Health Commissioner to become Federal Health IT Administrator
December 13, 2013
The Person-Event Data Environment (PDE) provides a collaborative research environment for Army and Department of Defense databases, enabling researchers to access important and comprehensive data using a secure cloud-based environment.
December 5, 2013
The FDA intends to apply its regulatory oversight to only those mobile apps that are medical devices and whose functionality could pose a risk to a patient’s safety if the mobile app were to not function as intended."
December 2, 2013
StartUp Health, a global startup platform accelerating digital health and wellness innovation, has received a $500,000 grant from RWJF to educate healthcare startups and improve health and wellness in underserved communities.
December 1, 2013
Participants in this study of New York LHDs support evidence-based decision making and its use, but indicate it is used unevenly throughout its department.