The mission of the Center for Health Care Research and Policy is to:
- improve the health of the public by conducting research that examines access to health care, increases the quality of health care services, and informs health policy and practice; and
- lead educational programs that promote these goals.
Vancouver, BC, Canada – The Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM) has awarded a research abstract submitted by CHRP investigators for presentation in the “Plenary Top-Rated Abstracts” session in the upcoming SMDM Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia. This study was titled “Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status and Major Atherosclerotic Event Rates: An Analysis of Geocoded Electronic… Read More »
Mary Joan Roach, PhD along with Greg Nemunaitis, MD have received a grant designating the MetroHealth System as a SCI Model Systems by the National Institute for Disability and Independent Living, Rehabilitation and Research.
A new study published July 7 in Health Affairs found that poor, uninsured patients who enrolled in a Medicaid-like insurance plan had better care and health outcomes than those who remained uninsured — all achieved with total costs of enrollees` care that were 28.7 percent below the spending cap allowed by the federal government. The… Read More »
WCPN 90.3 Ideastream recently featured the improving care of diabetes and high blood pressure reported by the Better Health Partnership. Visit here for more on Better Health Partnership (formerly Better Health Greater Cleveland) and its Summer 2015 report.featured, here
In the summer and fall of 2015, Thomas E. Love, Ph.D., is giving a set of six one-day traveling courses for the American Statistical Association, entitled “Using Propensity Scores to Effectively Design and Analyze Observational Studies.” The first workshop was May 29, 2015 for the Northeastern Illinois chapter, in the Chicago area. Subsequent workshops will… Read More »