The analysis recommends a 10-year reauthorization of the Health Center Fund, with additional funding targeted to HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment efforts, as well as expanded Medicaid coverage in the 10 high-burden, non-expansion states.
As Kentucky weathers numerous threats to its health care safety net, this report offers a new baseline to measure changes in insurance coverage, access to care, health outcomes, and economic impact.
This new report uses a life course analysis—which is based on the premise that health is a consequence of multiple determinants and contexts that change as a person develops—to focus on the risk factors for domestic violence perpetration and to highlight opportunities for prevention.
RIZE Massachusetts (RIZE) released a report by the University of Massachusetts Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine division on recovery coaches, a peer support professional used in treatment for individuals with opioid use disorder (OUD). The report was commissioned to study the effectiveness of recovery coaches, define and examine their role in treatment, and understand current payment methods.
Survey results from San Joaquin Valley demographic experts show that the U.S. Department of Commerce’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census would be likely to have a major impact in suppressing census response among San Joaquin Valley Latino immigrants and their social networks, who make up one-third of the region’s total population.
An analysis concluded that if the Community Health Center Fund is not restored, millions of patients served by community health centers may lose access to crucial health care and up to 161,000 jobs could be lost in communities across the nation.
The study sought to quantify the wait times for outpatient mental health office visits in Massachusetts, better understand the experiences of clients seeking an appointment, and identify facilitators and barriers to accessing mental health services.
A new report from the de Beaumont Foundation and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Using Electronic Health Data for Community Health, is a roadmap for how to overcome perceived barriers to using electronic health data for public health activities.