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.
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.
July 29, 2014 | Program Results Report
Eskenazi Health Foundation created the Child Assessment Clinic to provide complete coordinated medical evaluation and care for children suffering from abuse or neglect in Marion County, Ind.
June 17, 2014 | Issue Brief
This report estimated the effect of the ACA on 14 large and diverse cities: Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Indianapolis, Columbus, Charlotte, Detroit, Memphis, Seattle, Denver, Atlanta, and Miami.
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.
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.
March 28, 2013 | Story
Nurses, doctors, and other health professionals team up in the Heartland to improve health and health care.
March 20, 2013 | Human Capital Blog Post
A new report examines the scope-of-practice laws and payment policies that affect how and to what extent nurse practitioners can provide primary care.
February 1, 2013 | Journal Article
Google Street View imagery is used to assess characteristics of the built environment in this study.
April 1, 2012 | Journal Article
The Common Ground Preparedness Framework (CGPF) outlines processes to address emergencies that may overwhelm a public health system's everyday capabilities.
March 12, 2012 | Program Results Report
From 1997 to 2002, researchers with the RAND Corporation assessed the quality of care delivered to a large sample of patients living in 12 U.S. communities. This work provided the first national snapshot of health care quality in the United States.