March 1, 2010
This article examines the influence of cost on patient use of behavioral counseling services. Smoking and obesity are two major public health challenges, but few health insurance plans cover counseling services to help individuals lose weight or stop smoking. Little is known about how the cost of behavioral counseling services affects the consumption of such services.
February 5, 2013
Child FIRST is a home-based early childhood intervention that works with the most vulnerable very young children and their families to reduce serious emotional disturbance, developmental and learning problems, and abuse and neglect.
September 17, 2012
The Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute furthered the development and pilot testing of its Prometheus bundled payment model. Researchers at RAND and the Harvard School of Public Health evaluated the initiative at three pilot sites.
March 3, 2011
This presentation outlines sensory processing difficulties and autism spectrum disorders in toddlers, including: sensitivity and reaction to sensory input; biologic/temperamental disposition; care-giving milieu; autism diagnosis; intervention; and o ...
September 15, 2010
This presentation (Learning Session #4) was from the Child FIRST (Child and Family Interagency Resource, Support, and Training) program which took place on September 15-16, 2012. Child FIRST works with the most vulnerable young children (prenatal th ...