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  • G-I-N North America Webinar Series - This series of webinars examines various aspects relevant to the North American guideline community.
  • The G8 Muskoka and G20 Toronto Summits Health and Development Outcomes - The session examined the Canadian-led maternal and child health initiative, the Muskoka Accountability Report tracking G8 member performance in meeting past commitments, and action on food security and related development issues.
  • Gateway for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Public Health Professionals - This online resource provides information, tools, and resources selected specifically for state, tribal, local, and territorial (STLT) health professionals.
  • GEM-Dissemination and Implementation Initiative (GEM-D&I) - The Grid-Enabled Measures Database D&I initiative is a project initiated and co-developed by the Cancer Research Network Cancer Communication Research Center at Kaiser Permanente Colorado and the National Cancer Institute's (NCI) Division of Cancer Control & Population Sciences. The initiative looks to identify the outcomes and associated measures evidence base to inform D&I research and practice. Its purpose is to create a growing and evolving resource for standardized, vetted D&I measures that can lead to comparable datasets and facilitate collaboration and comparison across disciplines, projects, content areas, and regions.
  • Genamics Journal Seek - Genamics JournalSeek is a completely categorized database of freely available journal information available on the internet. The database presently contains 94859 titles. Journal information includes the description (aims and scope), journal abbreviation, journal homepage link, subject category and ISSN. JournalSeek does not contain articles or abstracts.
  • Genetic Alliance Webinars - Genetic Alliance hosts monthly webinars, which discuss genetics and advocacy, public policy, and organizational development.
  • Genetics and Social Science: Expanding Transdisciplinary Research - The overarching goal of this course is to improve social and behavioral scientists' genetics literacy in several key areas, broadly grouped into conversation, imagination, evaluation and integration. The course will provide sufficient knowledge to support the integration of genetics concepts in the behavioral or social scientist's own research and will allow for collaborative studies with geneticists. The course will provide users with the ability to conceive of progressive but feasible studies. Scientists will develop the skills necessary to assess genetics research for validity and utility.
  • Genomics & Health Impact Update
  • Geographic Information Systems - Serves as a central source of information about GIS and related resources. It consists primarily of links to other relevant sites.
  • Geographic Variation Dashboards - State and County dashboards provide information on variations in standardized per-capita costs for the Medicare fee-for-service population.
  • Georgetown University Health Policy Institute (HPI) - The Health Policy Institute is a multi-disciplinary group of faculty and staff dedicated to conducting research on key issues in health policy and health services research.
  • Georgia Health Data & Information - Point of entry to access data made available by the Georgia Division of Public Health.
  • GEP-HI Good Evaluation Practice Guidelines for Health Informatics (2011) - This article from the International Journal of Medical Informatics outlines the development of a practice guideline to plan and perform evaluation studies in health informatics.
  • Get the Facts - 25 specialized fact sheets on domestic violence, sexual violence and child abuse, with statistical data about all issues.
  • Getting Answers We Can Believe In: Methodological Considerations When Using Electronic Clinical Data for CER and PCOR (2013) - This Issue Brief outlines research design considerations when using electronic clinical data for comparative effectiveness and patient-centered outcomes research.
  • Global Burden of Disease (GBD) - The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) provides a tool to quantify health loss from hundreds of diseases, injuries, and risk factors, so that health systems can be improved and disparities can be eliminated.
  • Global Health and Human Rights Database
  • Global Health Atlas - The Global Health Atlas enables analysis and comparison of standardized data and statistics for infectious diseases at country, regional, and global levels. Includes information on demography, socioeconomic conditions, and environmental factors.
  • Global Health Evidence Evaluation Framework (2013) - The Global Health Evidence Evaluation Framework project is aimed at developing an evidence framework for the purposes of informing efficacious, effective, sustainable global health programs at the community and scale level.
  • Global Health Facts
  • Global Health Observatory (GHO) - WHO's gateway to health-related statistics from around the world. GHO covers global health priorities such as the health-related Millennium Development Goals, women and health, mortality and burden of disease, disease outbreaks, health equity, and health systems.
  • Global Health Observatory Data Repository - International information on health indicators, broken down by category.
  • Global Health Policy - This Q&A webcast features an expert panel exploring the United States' global health support and the right balance between multilateral and bilateral funding as well as other aspects of the U.S. multilateral engagement including its role in governance and its participation in international treaties and other agreements.
  • Global Health Risk Framework - This initiative has released five new report related to the ebola outbreak. Aimed at creating "A Framework to Counter Infectious Disease Crises", the reports cover "Research and Development of Medical Products", "Pandemic financing", "Health Systems to Respond to Global Infectious Disease Outbreaks", and "Governance".
  • Global Rates of Sexual Violence Against Children are High - Global sexual violence against children is a serious problem that can have lasting effects on victims and their family, friends, and communities.
  • Global Reference List of 100 Core Health Indicators, 2015 - Standard set of 100 indicators prioritized by the global community to provide concise information on health situations and trends, including responses at national and global levels. The list of indicators can be used as a general reference and guide for standard indicators and definitions that countries can use for monitoring in accordance with their own health priorities and capacity.
  • Glossary - This is a glossary of dissemination and implementation science terms.
  • Glossary of Clinical Trials Terms - has many of the common terms used in clinical trials.
  • Glossary of Frequently Encountered Terms in Health Economics - provides easy to understand defintions of health economic terms.
  • Glossary of NIH Terms - This site serves as a glossary of NIH terms.
  • Glossary of Public Health Informatics Organizations, Activities, and Terms - This is a glossary of Public Health informatics organizations, activities, and terms.
  • Glossary of Terms Commonly Used in Health Care, 2004 ed. - This glossary is divided into 3 sections: a) health care delivery and financing terms; b) epidemiological and statistical terms; and c) accounting and economic terms.
  • Going Beyond REaL Data Collection - February 23, 2016, 12:00-1:00 PM EST. This webinar will discuss strategies and approaches implemented by hospitals and health care systems to collect the social determinants of health, with the understanding that this information will be critical for population health efforts of health plans, hospitals, and health centers nationwide.
  • Government Technology - Link to government technology news articles, magazine, and resources.
  • GovTrack - An independent tool to help the public research and track the activities in the U.S. Congress.
  • The GRACE Checklist for Rating the Quality of Observational Studies of Comparative Effectiveness: A Tale of Hope and Caution (2014) - Published in the Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy, this peer-reviewed study provides a checklist to assist in the evaluation of observational research studies.
  • GRACE: Good Research for Comparative Effectiveness - The GRACE Principles provide high-level guidance to decision-makers to help them evaluate the quality of observational studies comparing the effectiveness of various medical products and services. The GRACE initiative developed a core set of good practice principles to address the design, conduct, analysis, and reporting of observational studies of comparative effectiveness. In addition, a checklist to assess observational CER quality and usefulness for decision-making is under development.
  • Grant Programs - The Office on Violence Against Women currently administers 24 grant programs authorized by the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) of 1994 and subsequent legislation.
  • Grant Programs - Open Solicitations in Domestic Violence
  • Grantmakers in Health - Nonprofit, educational organization dedicated to helping foundations and corporate giving programs improve the health of all people. Its mission is to foster communication and collaboration among grantmakers and others, and to help strengthen the grantmaking community's knowledge, skills, and effectiveness.
  • Grantmakers in Health: Health Reform - In 2010 GIH established the GIH Health Reform Resource Center Fund. The fund allows GIH to increase staff resources and programming in order to inform and connect funders sponsoring work related to health reform, and to provide sound, strategic, and actionable information to funders in a timely fashion.
  • Greater New Haven Community Index (2013) - From a consortium of New Haven organizations, including the Yale-New Haven Hospital, this CHNA provides an example of work of a hospital in a small city.
  • The Green Book (Official Title: Background Material and Data on the Programs within the Jurisdiction of the Committee on Ways and Means) - The House Ways and Means Committee Green Book, The Green Book published by the The Green Book published by the Committee on Ways and Means of the United States House of Representatives provides background material and data on the programs within the jursidiction of the Committee on Ways and Means.
  • Grey Literature Report - Bimonthly publication that alerts readers to new grey literature publications in health services research and selected public health topics.
  • Grey Literature Web Conference Series - This three-part Web conference series, held in April 2011, provided an overview of grey literature and approaches to searching the grey literature for health services research; a consumer's guide to conducting advanced searches of grey literature; and a producer's perspective on the "searchability" of grey literature and how to effectively produce and distribute research.
  • Growing Food Connections Policy Database - Searchable collection of local public policies that explicitly support community food systems. This database provides policymakers, government staff, and others interested in food policy with concrete examples of local public policies that have been adopted to address a range of food systems issues.
  • The Growing Gap in Life Expectancy by Income: Implications for Federal Programs and Policy Responses (2015) - This new report examines income levels as a driver for life expectancy, looking at how higher or lower earnings will impact their incomes Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, and Supplemental Security.
  • Guidance for the Conduct and Reporting of Decision and Simulation Models in the Context of Health Technology Assessment - This document is intended to extend guidance on developing methodological guidance for decision and simulation modeling.
  • Guidance Regarding Methods for De-identification of Protected Health Information in Accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule - The Office of Civil Rights has assembled methods for de-identification of covered information.
  • A Guide To Evidence-Based Practices (EBP) on The Web - SAMHSA provides this Web Guide to assist the public with simple and direct connections to Web sites that contain information about interventions to prevent and/or treat mental and substance use disorders. The Web Guide provides a list of Web sites that contain information about specific evidence-based practices (EBPs) or provide comprehensive reviews of research findings. The Web Guide can be used by stakeholders throughout the behavioral health field to promote awareness of current intervention research and to increase the implementation and availability of EBPs.
  • Guide to Privacy and Security of Health Information (2015) - This guideline presents a step-by-step analysis of the procedures necessary for safeguarding the electronic health record.
  • Guide to Reducing Unintended Consequences of Electronic Health Records - This resource was developed for all types of health care organizations to help minimize avoid problems during EHR implementation.
  • Guidelines for EHR Documentation to Prevent Fraud - This guideline suggests ways in which developers can create systems for the prevention of fraud using electronic health records. It includes case studies and a detailed resources list.
  • Gunning-FOG Formula - This tool provides a calculation for assessing document readability.