Reports

Peterson Health Technology Institute: July 2024

Peterson Health Technology Institute (PHTI) recently released a report on virtual musculoskeletal solutions and care for adults with conditions such as low back, knee, hip, shoulder, and neck pain. The assessment outlines virtual, exercise-based physical therapy and recommendations for the health care system.

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United Hospital Fund: May 2024

The United Hospital Fund of New York released a report, The Ripple Effects of the Adolescent Behavioral Health Crisis, which analyzes the behavioral health crisis in the United States and groups who are disproportionately affected. The report also quantifies the impact of the adolescent behavioral health crisis on medical costs, productivity, and wages.

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The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust: May 2024

The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust recently published a 10-year evaluation of Healthy Places NC, its signature place-based initiative to improve health in rural NC communities. The Healthy Places NC evaluation provides insights for fellow funders in various sectors who want to shift norms, systems, power dynamics, and other conditions that produce inequity, particularly in rural communities.
In July of 2020, the Foundation worked with partners to conduct a survey of over 1,000 Missouri adults to understand firearm-related beliefs, attitudes, perceptions, and behaviors within the state with the intent of informing stakeholders interested in firearm injury and death prevention. Topics for the reports include firearm suicide beliefs and practices, perceptions and storage practices, background checks, and more.

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Missouri Foundation for Health: May 2024

The Missouri Foundation for Health recently released a series of publications based on the findings of its Missouri Firearms Survey.

In July of 2020, the Foundation worked with partners to conduct a survey of over 1,000 Missouri adults to understand firearm-related beliefs, attitudes, perceptions, and behaviors within the state with the intent of informing stakeholders interested in firearm injury and death prevention. Topics for the reports include firearm suicide beliefs and practices, perceptions and storage practices, background checks, and more.

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Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts: May 2024

The Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts (FORE) released its 2023 annual report, which highlights the progress its grantees have made in addressing the opioid crisis last year.

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Episcopal Health Foundation, Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc., and St. David’s Foundation (TX): May 2024

Episcopal Health Foundation, Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc., and St. David’s Foundation sponsored a report from Altarum, Economic Impact of Health Disparities in Texas, finding that Texas is losing over $7 billion annually due to excess medical spending and productivity loss. The report includes economic impact estimates for all 254 counties in Texas and highlights both the human cost and economic burden of health disparities.

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The Commonwealth Fund: May 2024

The Commonwealth Fund recently released its 2024 State Health Disparities Report underscoring the racial and ethnic health disparities that persist across the United States. The report also outlines policy recommendations to make U.S. health care more equitable.

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Peterson Health Technology Institute: April 2024

Digital diabetes management tools do not deliver meaningful health benefits that justify their cost, according to a new report from the Peterson Health Technology Institute (PHTI). PHTI’s independent, evidence-based assessments fill a critical gap in the search for and adoption of high-value healthcare technologies. The first-of-its-kind report and PHTI’s forthcoming assessments help payers, providers, and innovators know what tools work and are worth it.

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Montana Healthcare Foundation: April 2024

The Montana Healthcare Foundation released its latest issue brief, The Critical Role of Primary Care in Supporting Montanans with Behavioral Health Needs. The report outlines how the Medicaid population in Montana receives behavioral health care from primary care providers and what primary care providers need to effectively address mental health issues.

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CareQuest Institute for Oral Health: April 2024

CareQuest Institute for Oral Health released a report on oral health care among veterans, Oral Health Is Essential to Veteran Productivity and Well-Being, highlighting barriers veterans face when accessing dental care and the impact of dental disparities on their well-being.

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