August 9, 2012 | Journal Article
April 13, 2012 | Journal Article
The authors conducted a one-year, multi-site trial of patient-accessible online office visit notes system OpenNotes, and found that many primary care physicians were willing to participate.
March 13, 2012 | Story
The Nurse-Family Partnership gives young, low-income women who are first-time parents somewhere to turn.
March 1, 2012 | Issue Brief
This paper from the Urban Institute on behalf of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, discusses how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) places new emphasis on measuring patients' experiences of care and using that information to improve care.
February 10, 2012 | Human Capital Blog Post
December 12, 2011 | Journal Article
Modest increases have been seen in diabetes self-management for intermediate outcomes, such as lowered hemoglobin A1C values and changes in self-monitored behavior. This study measures effects of self-management programs for disadvantaged populations.
March 31, 2011 | Program Results Report
Progress and lessons learned from two programs that seek to advance the impact digital games can have on health.
July 27, 2010 | Issue Brief
The Affordable Care Act authorizes Medicare to contract with accountable care organizations, networks of physicians and other providers that would work together to improve quality of health care services and reduce costs for patients.
January 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This paper proposes a national initiative for Medicare patients with cancer. New legislative authority will be needed for comparative effectiveness research, quality measurement and payment reforms in Medicare.
April 21, 2009 | Journal Article
This article examines whether providing a drug facts box on direct-to-consumer advertising can impact consumer understanding and decision-making.