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Our Mission

By | October 11, 2016

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.

Special Health Services Research Seminar.
Wednesday, November 26th, 8:00-9:30 a.m. R219

By | November 21, 2014

Join us for the return of native son and Browns fan David Margolius, MD, Chief Resident in Medicine at San Francisco General Hospital, UCSF, as he begins his holiday with a special seminar on what it takes to make patient-centered care work for everyone! His talk title: ÒLess tinkering, more transforming: how to build successful Read More

Bolen to Serve as Deputy Editor for the Journal of General Internal Medicine

By | June 16, 2014

Shari Bolen MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Center for Health Care Research and Policy, has recently accepted a 3-year Deputy Editor term at the Journal of General Internal Medicine (JGIM). ÒJGIM is a high impact primary care journal for academic general internists, disseminating innovative clinical, research, and policy findings to improve the Read More

T.R. Reid Featured at City Club, February 7, 2014

By | January 17, 2014

In conjunction with Better Health Greater ClevelandÕs 12th report on quality of care in northeast Ohio, internationally recognized reporter T.R. Reid presented on February 7th at Better HealthÕs public convening session and at the City Club of ClevelandÕs Friday Forum. Reid is one of the nation`s best-known reporters through his books and articles, documentary films, Read More

Dr. Adler-Milstein provides two lectures on Health IT

By | December 7, 2013

Julia Adler-Milstein is an Assistant Professor at the School of Information with a joint appointment in the School of Public Health (Health Management and Policy) at the University of Michigan. Her research focuses on policy and management issues related to the use of IT in healthcare delivery. Her expertise is in health information exchange and Read More

HIE Across Unaffiliated Systems Perceived as Cost-Saving but May be Inhibited by Financial Incentives and Market Competition.

By | December 6, 2013

Research conducted by Center faculty and Senior Scholars reported the early adoption and perceived benefits of health information exchange (HIE) across unaffiliated health care systems in the November 2013 issue of the American Journal of Managed Care. Over 9000 MetroHealth patients had data obtained from other hospitals and clinical practice sites during the first 7 Read More

Remembering Elizabeth McKinley

By | November 12, 2013

It is my sad duty to share that Elizabeth ÒLissaÓ McKinley, M.D.,M.P.H., founding dean of the Emily Blackwell Society and a treasured member of our school community, died Saturday after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She is survived by her husband, Robert ÒChipÓ Gilkeson, M.D., a professor of radiology at Case Western Reserve, Read More

Love Named Fellow of the American Statistical Association

By | June 19, 2013

Thomas Love, Director of the Center`s Biostatistics & Evaluation Unit, and Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology & Biostatistics at CWRU has been named a fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA), the nationÕs preeminent professional statistical society, announced ASA President Marie Davidian. ÒI congratulate Thomas on being honored as a new ASA Fellow,Ó said Davidian. ÒHis Read More

Bariatric Surgery Does Not Reduce Total Health Care Costs Over Time

By | March 12, 2013

With colleagues at Johns Hopkins University, Center faculty member Shari Bolen, MD, MPH recently published an article in JAMA-Surgery that evaluated costs after bariatric surgery using insurance claims data from 7 different states in the U.S. (first article). As compared with obese individuals who did not undergo surgery, costs were not different for individuals undergoing Read More

Corlett Presented on the Likely Effects of Medicaid Expansion in Ohio, February 22nd.

By | January 22, 2013

Center Senior Scholar and former Ohio Medicaid Director John R. Corlett, Vice President, Government Relations and Community Affairs for The MetroHealth System, will present the results of an important new study that has found that Ohio would net $1.4 billion over the next decade if Ohio were to expand Medicaid as allowed under the Affordable Read More