This report summarizes what is known about the health of people in prison and jail, the health care they receive, and the effects of incarceration on public health and where and how improvements can be made.
March 14, 2014 | Story
Nurses from all across Iowa will be able to enroll in nurse residency program.
January 10, 2014 | Program Results Report
Seventeen states continued their work in public health assessment, accreditation and quality improvement, sharing strategies with one another and with other states, and advanced the drive towards the public health accreditation.
January 1, 2014 | Journal Article
States use various legal tools to authorize or mandate health departments to complete accreditation prerequisites.
June 13, 2013 | Program Results Report
The Center for New Community conducted a grassroots effort to address health and related problems of immigrants working in meatpacking and poultry-processing plants in 12 rural communities in Missouri, Iowa and Minnesota.
June 11, 2013 | Program Results Report
The Cash & Counseling program created a cost-effective model of participant-directed services to improve the health of frail older adults and other people with disabilities and contributed to national policy change on participant-directed services.
June 6, 2013 | Human Capital Blog Post
The Iowa Supreme Court ruled that advanced registered nurse practitioners can supervise fluoroscopy, and Nevada enacted a law that allows advanced practice registered nurses to practice independently and expands their prescriptive authority.
May 6, 2013 | Program Results Report
The Covering Kids & Families program was designed to find, enroll and retain eligible children and adults in federal and state health care coverage programs. Statewide and local coalitions in all 50 states and the District of Columbia participated.
April 25, 2013 | Story
Ankeny Food Service Director Lynn Swinger is serving healthier school meals to meet updated national nutrition standards.
February 25, 2013 | Program Results Report
Coming Home: Affordable Assisted Living is a national program to develop affordable models of assisted living, with a focus on smaller and rural communities and low-income seniors.
February 4, 2011 | Toolkit
Stony Brook University Medical Center developed and implemented a standardized process with tracking and accountability for emergency department (ED) consult requests.