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  • Video Defines Population Health - (Institute of Medicine (IOM))  - 06-MAR-2015    The Roundtable on Population Health Improvement presents a video that defines population health.
  • AHRQ Establishes Plan for Public Access to Federally Funded Research - (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ))  - 04-MAR-2015    AHRQ has established a policy for public access to scientific publications and scientific data in digital format resulting from AHRQ funding. The policy will require that authors of scholarly publications submit their final peer-reviewed accepted journal manuscripts to PubMed Central (PMC).
  • HHS Public Access Plan - (Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) U.S.)  - 27-FEB-2015    The public access implementation plans of NIH, FDA, CDC, AHRQ, and ASPR are outlined.
  • The ACA and Medicaid Expansion Waivers - (Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) US)  - 18-FEB-2015    A new issue brief looks at the Section 1115 waivers which have expanded Medicaid coverage.