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Year 2015: March February January
Year 2014: December November October September August July June May April

March 2015

February 2015

January 2015

  • Medicaid Moving Forward Medicaid Moving Forward - (Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) US) - 09-JAN-2015 A new fact sheet examines Medicaid, in light of the June 2012 Supreme Court decision that made state expansion of Medicaid optional.

December 2014

  • Public Health's Role in a Post-ACA World (2014) images/pdf.gif icon - (AcademyHealth) - 30-DEC-2014 This report looks at the public health departments of Massachusetts, San Diego, and Vermont to demonstrate the ways in which the departments have changed to accommodate the new requirements of the Affordable Care Act.
  • The State HIE Program Four Years Later: Key Findings on Grantees' Experiences from a Six-State Review (2014) images/pdf.gif icon - (Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, HHS (ONC)) - 30-DEC-2014 This Case Study Report presents the results of a NORC series of case studies, which identified key enablers, challenges, and lessons learned from the State Health Information Exchange Cooperative Agreement Program. The report presents the results of a survey and site visit of the implementation experiences in six states (Iowa, Mississippi, New Hampshire, Utah, Vermont, and Wyoming).
  • Data for Individual Health images/pdf.gif icon - (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)) - 03-DEC-2014 This report discusses access to and integration of data gleaned from the electronic health record and personal health record can contribute to the improved health of individuals and the development of a Learning Health System.

November 2014

October 2014

  • Differences in Case-Mix between Rural and Urban Recipients of Home Health Care images/pdf.gif icon - (Rural Policy Research Institute (RUPRI) USA) - 08-OCT-2014 A new report looks at differences in health status and needs of the population receiving home health services, within urban and rural settings. Home health care is both an important part of the care continuum for Medicare beneficiaries and a major program cost.
  • Open Payments Open Payments - (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)) - 01-OCT-2014 This program (also known as the Sunshine Act) is a national resource for beneficiaries, consumers, and providers to better understand relationships between physicians, teaching hospitals, and industry. Included is information related to drugs/pharmaceuticals, medical device and biologicals that are reimbursed by Medicare, Medicaid, or Children's Health Insurance Program

September 2014

  • The State of Health Equity Research: Closing Knowledge Gaps to Address Inequities (2014) images/pdf.gif icon - (AcademyHealth, Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)) - 18-SEP-2014 This report presents the results of a qualitative analysis of all U.S.-based, health disparities-focused health services research to analyze trends (2007-2011) in funding and grantee institutions, the populations and outcomes studied, and shifts in these investigations' focus on detecting, understanding, or eliminating inequities in health and health care.

August 2014

July 2014

June 2014

  • Outcome Measure Framework (OMF) Design Document Outcome Measure Framework (OMF) Design Document - (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)) - 03-JUN-2014 The objectives of this project were to create an Outcome Measures Framework to serve as a conceptual model for development of standard outcome measures and to design and pilot test a tool for collecting and displaying information about outcome measures in a system such as the Registry of Patient Registries

May 2014

April 2014

  • Medication Use in Medicare (2014) images/pdf.gif icon - (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)) - 24-APR-2014 The Effective Health Care Program presents statistical data concerning medication use among Medicare beneficiaries with medical and psychiatric conditions, 2009-2011