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HL7: On the Path to Interoperability
April 28, 2017 12:00 PM CT (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 27, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Improving Care for High-Need, High-Cost Medicare Individuals (2017)
Provides recommendations on better access to supports for Medicare-only populations with complex needs (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 27, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

A Nurse ' s Story: Clinician ' s Career Transition from Bedside to Boardroom
May 15, 2017 11:30 AM CT (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 27, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

What Is Next for the Affordable Care Act ' s Cost-Sharing Reductions? Understanding the Impact on Consumers and Insurance Markets
Audio and slides from a Monday, April 24, 2017 panel discussion. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 26, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Data Note: Medicaid Managed Care Growth and Implications of the Medicaid Expansion
This Data Note discusses the current role of managed care in Medicaid and addresses differences in managed care growth between states that expanded Medicaid to low-income adults under the Affordable Care Act. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 26, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Insurer Financial Performance in the Early Years of the Affordable Care Act
This data note looks at trends in insurer financial performance in the individual market since 2014. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 26, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

The Effects of Ending the Affordable Care Act ' s Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments
A new issue brief examines federal payments to insurers for low-income enrollees in the ACA ' s marketplaces. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 26, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

The Role of Medicaid in Rural America
A new issue brief describes Medicaid ' s role for 52 million nonelderly children and adults living in the most rural areas in the United States and discusses how expansions or reductions in Medicaid could affect rural areas. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 26, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Scaling Established Clinical Decision Support to Facilitate the Dissemination and Implementation of Evidence-Based Research Findings (R18)
The purposes of this FOA are to extend the implementation ("scale") and evaluation of well-established and effective clinical decision support beyond the initial clinical setting or institution in which the clinical decision support was originally developed and implemented, thereby extending the impact on clinical practice. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 26, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Developing New Clinical Decision Support to Disseminate and Implement Evidence-Based Research Findings (R18)
The purposes of this FOA are to develop new, reliable, valid, and usable CDS from evidence-based research findings and then demonstrate its effectiveness to improve care in clinical practice. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 26, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

NIH Director ' s Transformative Research Awards (R01)
This award would fund efforts to develop new scientific paradigms, establish entirely new and improved clinical approaches, or develop transformative technologies. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 26, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Dissemination Meeting on the Report Series "Accounting for Social Risk Factors in Medicare Payment"
June 13, 2017; in Washington DC, and broadcast via webinar. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 25, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Case Study: Nationwide Children ' s Hospital: An Accountable Care Organization Going Upstream to Address Population Health
This case study examines the factors that influence managed care and accountable care organizations, and work to improve the social determinants of health. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 25, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Case Study: Medicaid and Public Health Collaboration in Oregon
This discussion paper looks at work within Oregon to link Medicaid delivery systems and public health systems to support prevention initiatives. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 25, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Case Study: Improving Population and Individual Health Through Health System Transformation in Washington State
A new discussion paper looks at work from Washington State to transform the health delivery system, and recent legislation to offer universal coverage for residents. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 25, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

ACT HealthIT
This free online course is designed to assist healthcare professionals in working with healthcare data analytics and learning health systems. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 25, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Income and Assets of Medicare Beneficiaries, 2016-2035
A new issue brief looks at the current and projected income of Medicare beneficiaries. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 21, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

13th Annual State of Personalized Medicine Luncheon Address
May 2, 2017. Washington, DC. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 21, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Improving the Customer Experience Without Increasing Cyber Risk - A Hospitality Challenge
Wednesday, May 03, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST. Rockville, MD. National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 21, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Advisory Panel on Addressing Disparities Spring 2017 Meeting
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 09:00 am to 05:00 pm EDT. Members of the public can tune in to this meeting via webinar/teleconference. Registration is required (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 21, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Mental and Behavioral Health of Rural Children - Insights from the CDC MMWR Rural Health Series
Wednesday, May 3, 2017; Time: 9:00am Pacific, 10:00am Mountain, 11:00am Central, 12:00pm Eastern (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 20, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Better Evidence for Decision-Makers: Emerging Pathways from Existing Knowledge (2017)
A new paper examines the use of evidence to improve social policies, in order to create a healthier environment for populations. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 20, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

CMS proposes 2018 payment and policy updates for Medicare hospital admissions, and releases a Request for Information
CMS has issued a proposed rule that would update 2018 Medicare payment and policies when patients are admitted into hospitals. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 20, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Essential Facts About Health Reform Alternatives: Continuous Coverage Requirement
This " Explainer " article looks at a requirement of the American Health Care Act that Americans carry continuous health insurance coverage or be penalized with higher premiums. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 20, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Issues at the Heart of Advancing the De-Adoption of Low-Value Care
A new issue brief outlines the results of a July 2016 meeting, which looked at the ways health systems can " de-adopt " practices and technologies that are no longer of value. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 20, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Benefits of Information Governance Initiatives
May 04, 2017 12:00 PM CT (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 20, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Event Information: Meeting of the Secretary ' s Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2030
Thursday, April 27, 2017 12:00 pm (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 19, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Nurse-Designed Care Models and Culture of Health: Review of Three Case Studies
A new report describes case studies that involve nurse-designed innovations to remedy challenges in the delivery of health care or address an unmet health need of a population (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 19, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

American Community Survey (ACS) Training Presentations
Webinar series provides training on the many uses of the American Community Survey (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 18, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Guide for Engaging and Supporting Parents Affected by Domestic Violence
This guide was developed to assist staff in domestic violence programs and provides guidance for supporting parents affected by domestic violence. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 18, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

CMS Special Session: Quality Improvement Organization (QIO)- 12th Scope of Work
Thursday, April 20, 2017. 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Baltimore, MD. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 17, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

New Institute Will Raise Atlanta ' s Profile In Addressing Urban Issues Worldwide
The Urban Studies Institute at Georgia State University will focus on Metro Atlanta, and will conduct research about urban resilience, inclusive development and challenges such as mobility. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 17, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

National CDSME and Falls Prevention Resource Centers Meeting
May 23-Thursday, May 25, 2017; Alexandria, VA. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 17, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Bridges to Recovery: Ohio ' s 2017 Opiate Conference
June 12-13, 2017. Columbus OH. Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 17, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

CMS Should Build on Current Oversight Efforts by Further Enhancing Collaboration with States
New recommendations from the GAO regarding state collaboration with CMS. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 17, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Building Health Literacy and Family Engagement in Head Start Communities: A Case Study
The paper presents a case study of a systems approach to improving health literacy in a diverse Head Start environment. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 14, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

How Cultural Alignment and the Use of Incentives Can Promote a Culture of Health: Stakeholder Perspectives
A new report examines how individuals and sectors think about health and are motivated to promote and the available incentives that can be used to promote individual health and engage investors and leaders within organizations or governments to promote health and well-being. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 14, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Outcome Performance Measure Development for Persons with Multiple Chronic Conditions
Using Medicare Advantage organizations, this report summarizes analyses to assess the reliability and validity of the Veterans RAND 12-Item Health Survey metrics and patient-reported outcome performance measures. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 14, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Telehealth and Remote Patient Monitoring Use in Medicare and Selected Federal Programs
A new report looks at the potential of telehealth and remote monitoring to improve or maintain the quality of health care in Medicare. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 14, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Population Health - Past, Present and Future
April 27, 2017. Atlanta GA. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 14, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Interactive PCORI Workshops Provide Key Insights to PCORnet Researchers
New workshops will enable PCORI to interact more easily with potential applicants. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 14, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Novel Experimental Approaches to Designing Effective Multi-component Interventions
Wednesday, May 3, 2017, Chicago IL (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 14, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Making Health Care Markets Work: Competition Policy for Health Care (April 2017)
White paper summarizes recommendations from a fall 2016 meeting on health care competition, including reducing barriers to entry, decreasing health care costs, and preventing anticompetitive practices. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 13, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Health Care Jobs, Spending, & Prices Show Lower Growth
The health care sector added 13,500 new health jobs in March, which is less than half the 12-month average of 30,000 jobs per month-making the first quarter of 2017 the slowest for health job growth since the second quarter of 2014. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 13, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Changing Rules for Workplace Wellness Programs: Implications for Sensitive Health Conditions
This brief reviews findings from the 2016 Kaiser Family Foundation/HRET Employer Health Benefits Survey related to wellness programs and financial incentives. It also reviews findings from the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) related to the incidence of certain sensitive or potentially stigmatized health conditions among adults covered under employer-sponsored health plans. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 13, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Developing Culturally Responsive Approaches to Serving Diverse Populations: A Resource Guide for Community-Based Organizations (March 2017)
This resource guide identifies easily accessible resources on cultural competency that community-based organizations (CBOs) can use to become more responsive to the needs of their targeted populations, and to help attract funds to support their important work.(National Research Center on Hispanic Children& Families) (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 13, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Harm Reduction - West Virginia Local Health Departments Lead Efforts to Mitigate Human and Financial Costs of Opioid Epidemic (April 2017)
The local public health departments in West Virginia that are addressing the crisis presented by the opioid epidemic are doing so in the context of the Public Health 3.0 movement by addressing factors in society that are affecting the health of the people in their communities, engaging in cross-sector partnerships, and exploring innovative funding models. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 13, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Toward Data-Driven, Cross-Sector, and Community-Led Transformation: An Environmental Scan of Select Programs
Report provides the results of an environmental scan of multisector initiatives driving toward population health improvement at the community level, many with a focus on capturing, sharing, integrating, and using data to support their work. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 13, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Racial and Ethnic Disparities by Gender in Health Care in Medicare Advantage (April 2017)
This report presents summary information on the quality of health care received by Medicare beneficiaries. Quality-of-care data are presented at the national level for both patient experience and quality-of-care measures and are shown for women and men of different racial/ethnic groups. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 13, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Gender Disparities in Health Care in Medicare Advantage (April 2017)
This report presents summary information on the quality of health care received by Medicare beneficiaries. Quality-of-care data are presented at the national level for both patient experience and clinical care measures and are shown separately for women and men. Data are reported separately for women and men because there is evidence that quality of care may be different for these groups (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 13, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news