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News Archive in HSR

Year 2016: March February January
Year 2015: December November October September August July June May

March 2016

  • National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Updated to 2020 images/pdf.gif icon - (Office of National AIDS Policy, The White House (ONAP)) - 18-MAR-2016 Update of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy that reflects new scientific developments since the original Strategy was released in 2010. The Update includes 10 quantitative indicators to monitor progress to achieve HIV goals.
  • National Health Interview Survey : 2018 Questionnaire Redesign National Health Interview Survey : 2018 Questionnaire Redesign - (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)) - 17-MAR-2016 The National Health Interview Survey is being updated. Changes include: Questions will focus on the health of one sample adult and one sample child per household; Information about other members of the household will be limited to that which is needed for selection of the sample adult and sample child and for weighting; A fixed core questionnaire will be used for the sample adult and sample child annually; Content sponsored by federal partners will be limited to no more than 5 minutes per year on a given topic.
  • Interoperability Pledge Interoperability Pledge - (Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, HHS (ONC)) - 04-MAR-2016 90% of companies that provide EHR data have agreed to implement three core commitments: consumer access, transparency, and federally recognized, national interoperability standards, policies, guidance, and practices

February 2016

January 2016

  • Lead in the Flint, Michigan Water System images/pdf.gif icon - (National Library of Medicine (NLM) U.S.) - 29-JAN-2016 In response to the emergency in Flint, Michigan, the NLM has compiled this list of resources to assist health professionals, policy makers, and volunteers who may be responding to the incident.
  • International Profiles of Health Care Systems, 2015 International Profiles of Health Care Systems, 2015 - (Commonwealth Fund) - 22-JAN-2016 A new report looks at health insurance, financing, health system organization and governance, health care quality and coordination, disparities, efficiency and integration, use of information technology and evidence-based practice, cost containment, and recent reforms within the health care systems of Australia, Canada, China, Denmark, England, France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United States
  • Global Health Risk Framework Global Health Risk Framework - (National Academy of Medicine (NAM)) - 13-JAN-2016 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".
  • Surprise Medical Bills Surprise Medical Bills - (Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) US) - 07-JAN-2016 A new issue brief looks at the financial consequences for consumers when they inadvertently receive care from an out-of-network provider.

December 2015

  • Health Information Exchange images/pdf.gif icon - (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)) - 16-DEC-2015 A new systematic review examines the literature surrounding Health Information Exchange.

November 2015

  • Rural Care Coordination Rural Care Coordination - (Rural Health Information Hub) - 05-NOV-2015 Care coordination has great potential to improve rural health access and quality, as well as health outcomes. This new guide looks at opportunities, barriers, and models related to coordinating care in rural settings. Topics covered include Accountable Care Organizations, patient-centered medical homes, the role of HIT in care coordination, and more

October 2015

  • Welcome to the ICD 10 Welcome to the ICD 10 - (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)) - 01-OCT-2015 Today, the U.S. health care system moves to the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision.

September 2015

August 2015

  • A Look at the Private Option in Arkansas A Look at the Private Option in Arkansas - (Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) US) - 26-AUG-2015 This issue brief examines the results of the Arkansas demonstration waiver project, which requires most adults who are newly eligible for coverage through the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion to enroll in Marketplace plans, often referred to as the "private option," and has allowed Arkansas to cover close to 220,000 Medicaid beneficiaries with commercial provider networks and strengthen its Marketplace.

July 2015

June 2015

May 2015

  • Intimate Partner Violence in Rural America images/pdf.gif icon - 12-MAY-2015 This brief presents the results of a September 2014 meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Service on the impact of Intimate Partner Violence on families and communities in rural areas.
  • Elder Justice Policy Brief Elder Justice Policy Brief - (White House Conference on Aging USA) - 08-MAY-2015 A new policy brief outlines the government's response to elder abuse, and the actions being taken on the federal, state, local, and tribal levels to respond.