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Discussion Draft - Senate Republican Health Care Bill
Draft of the Senate's amendments to the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA), H.R. 1628. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

5th United States Conference on African Immigrant Health
October 5-8, 2017 Arlington, VA. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Action August: Using National Health Center Week for Advocacy
June 27, 2017 3:00-4:00pm ET. (Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations) (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Access to Coverage and Care for People with Preexisting Conditions: How Has It Changed Under the ACA?
A new report presents an analysis of the effects of the ACA on coverage and care for individuals with preexisting medical conditions. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

In 2015, annual earnings in rural areas were 15 percent lower than earnings in urban areas
In 2015, overall annual earnings were 15 percent lower in rural areas. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

HTAi 2018 Vancouver
June 1-5, 2018, Vancouver BC. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Addiction in America
On Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at The Washington Post, policymakers, researchers and health care experts examined the roots of the country's opioid crisis and discussed solutions for combating addiction in America. Transcripts and recorded videos are available. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Food Insecurity and the Role of Hospitals
July 6, 2017 12:00-1:00pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Determinants of Health Series: Food Insecurity
Guide highlights strategies and programs of hospitals and health care systems to reduce food insecurity in their communities. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

CBO aims to release estimate for Senate health care plan early next week
CBO and the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation are in the process of preparing an estimate for the Senate health care plan and aim to release it early next week. The estimate will be published on CBO's website. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

3RNet 2017
September 12-14,2017 Scottsdale, AZ. (National Rural Recruitment and Retention Network) (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Behavioral Health Workforce Supply
July 18, 2017 1:00-2:00pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medicaid's Role in Nursing Home Care
Infographic looks at how Medicaid funds nursing home care. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Strategies to Reduce Medicaid Spending: Findings from a Literature Review
This issue brief considers the feasibility of realizing substantial Medicaid cost savings through strategies aimed at improving delivery system and administrative efficiency. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medicare Program; CY 2018 Updates to the Quality Payment Program
CMS recently released a proposed rule that updates the QPP requirements for physicians and clinicians under MACRA. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Delta Region Community Health Systems Development
Funding to enhance health care delivery in the Delta Region through intensive technical assistance to providers in select rural communities, including Critical Access Hospitals (CAH), small rural hospitals, Rural Health Clinics (RHC), and other healthcare organizations. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Webinar: Same Condition, Different Costs: Should Patients Pay Different Amounts?
July 18, 2017 | 12 p.m.-1 p.m.(ET) (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

ACA Repeal Debate
Commonwealth Fund research and analysis pertaining to tracking Affordable Care Act (ACA) enrollment and people's experiences with their new health plan options, as well as evidence on the estimated impact of the House repeal bill and other alternatives. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

BLOCK Project
The BLOCK Project examines how housing policies and practices exacerbate health inequities, and identifies promising solutions. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Get Naloxone Now
is an online resource to train people to respond effectively to an opioid-associated overdose emergency. Get Naloxone Now advocates for widespread access to overdose education and training in how to administer naloxone, the life-saving antidote for opioid-associated overdose. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Healthy Communities Initiative
A joint effort between the regional Federal Reserve Banks and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to deepen collaboration across the sectors of community development, finance, population health, and public health and promote economic mobility and improved health outcomes. Site contains a meeting directory, conference-in-a-box resource, and a blog series. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Abortion Coverage in Private Insurance Plans Under the American Health Care Act
This issue brief reviews current federal and state policies on private insurance coverage of abortion services, and the potential conflict between the AHCA provision and state laws regulating private insurance. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

15th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine
November 14-17, 2018 Santiago, Chile. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Rural and Urban Utilization of the Emergency Department for Mental Health and Substance Abuse (June 2017)
This policy brief uses HCUP State Emergency Department Databases (SEDD) to explore the use of the emergency department for mental health or substance use among urban, large rural, small rural, and isolated small rural communities. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

340B Coalition 2017 Summer Conference
July 10-12, 2017 Washington, DC. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Promoting a culture of health through multi-sector engagement and leadership
July 19, 2017 3pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Geisinger's Journey to Personalized Care using Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
July 12, 2017 11am-12pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Advancing Care Information How to Implement the New Meaningful Use Component of MIPS
July 7, 2017 3pm ET. (California Association of Physician Groups) (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

CMS Quality Measure Development Plan: Supporting the Transition to The Quality Payment Program 2017 Annual Report
Report describes CMS'progress in developing clinician quality measures to support the Quality Payment Program and in implementing the quality measure development plan, as part of MACRA. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

National Poll on Healthy Aging
The National Poll on Healthy Aging addresses some of the key issues we face as we age by tapping into the perspectives of adults, older adults, and caregivers from throughout the United States. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

CMS 2017 Assister Summit
June 28-29, 2017 Baltimore, MD or via webcast. This event is intended for assisters (i.e.: Navigator Grantee Organizations and Certified Application Counselors) in the Federally Facilitated Marketplaces (FFM). In person attendance is reserved for assisters. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

CMS Train-the-Trainer Workshops
Regional 2-day workshops for CMS partners and stakeholders who help people make informed health care decisions, and trainers who train others about the Medicare programs. Philadelphia, PA: August 1-2; Arlington, TX: August 8-9; Chicago, IL: August 14-15; San Francisco, CA: August 29-30; Portsmouth, NH: September 6-7. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Housing and Delivery System Reform Collaborations: Environmental Scan (June 2017)
Environmental scan studied existing health and housing partnerships and how various delivery and payment system reforms, including several ACA provisions, may have supported them. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

From Idea to Action: Building the Team for Housing and Health Collaborations (June 2017)
A technical assistance guide to getting started on a housing and health collaboration with partners in your state or community. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medicaid Expansion Increased Coverage, Improved Affordability, And Reduced Psychological Distress For Low-Income Parents
Research report used data from the NHIS to examine the impacts of the ACA's Medicaid expansion on coverage, access and use, affordability, and health status for low-income parents. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Why Does the Medicaid Debate Matter? National Data and Voices of People with Medicaid Highlight Medicaid's Role
This snapshot provides data on the role Medicaid plays for different population groups as well as perspectives from individuals with coverage through the program. Medicaid, the nation's public health insurance program for low-income children, adults, seniors, and people with disabilities, covers 1 in 5 Americans, including many with complex and costly needs for medical care and long-term services. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Kaiser Family Foundation/Washington Post Survey of Rural America The Kaiser Family Foundation/Washington Post Survey of Rural America
A new partnership survey of rural and small town America conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation and The Washington Post gauges the views and experiences of people living in these communities and how they compare to those of urban and suburban residents. Washington Post (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

2017 Fall Forum
November 9-10, 2017, Washington, DC. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

7th Annual FL CHW Summit and People's Scientific Conference to Promote Minority Health
September 22-23, 2017 Gainesville, FL. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 15, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

National Native Health Research Training Conference
September 18-19, 2017 Denver, CO. The goal of the NNHRT conference is to disseminate new research and best practices around American Indian and Alaska Native health to build capacity and promote tribally-driven research activity. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 15, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Using Effective Communication of Healthcare Disparities and Vulnerabilities to Empower Professionals, Veterans and Stakeholders
July 27, 2017 3-4pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 15, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Office of Minority Health Education Resources
Free, continuing education e-learning programs, designed to help users provider culturally and linguistically appropriate services (CLAS). (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 15, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

3rd Annual State of Disparities in the African American Community Conference
August 18-19, 2017 Beachwood, OH. The State of Disparities is a community engagement activity designed to raise awareness around the political and social impact of education, employment, housing and health on health disparities. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 15, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: American Healthy Homes Survey II
HUD is requesting public comments on a proposed survey to estimate existing levels of environmental contaminants in the nation's housing, including lead, mold, and pesticides. Comments are due by July 3, 2017. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 15, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Health Disparities Widget
This widget displays disparities data related to the Healthy People 2020 objectives for the Leading Health Indicators (LHIs) and can be added to outside organizations'websites. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Grants to Support the Hispanic Health Services Research Grant Program
(Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Grants to Support the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Health Services Research Grant Program
(Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Creation and Implementation of the National Evaluation System for Health Technology (NEST) Coordinating Center
The purpose of this announcement is to support the implementation of the National Evaluation System for Health Technology (NEST) Coordinating Center. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Global Evidence Summit 2017
September 13-16, 2017. Cape Town, South Africa (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

G-I-N 2018 Conference
September 12-14, 2018. Manchester UK (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news