February 1, 2005
Gatekeeping arrangements, whereby health maintenance organizations mandate that primary care providers approve referrals to specialists, were the focus of the current investigation. Data from the 1996 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) of the A ...
May 1, 2004
In 2002–03, the Asian American Federation of New York, a non-profit leadership organization, conducted a mental health needs assessment of Asian American World Trade Center victims' families as well as vulnerable populations in New York City's Chinatown district — namely, children, elders and dislocated workers — to document the mental health status, needs and actual service use following the September 11th...
July 1, 2001
The United Hospital Fund of New York worked to develop, validate and implement a research technique called small-area analysis, used to identify communities with high rates of unnecessary hospitalization and limited access to primary care.