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Strategies for Superbugs: Antibiotic Stewardship for Rural Hospitals
Article outlines how rural hospitals can and are implementing recommended hospital antibiotic stewardship processes. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 23, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Measuring 100 Million Healthier Lives
April 5, 2017 3pm ET. Webinar will present the evolving measurement framework for 100 Million Healthier Lives, which attempts to give communities tools for measuring mental, physical, social and spiritual wellbeing and its drivers at the community level. Speakers will also discuss key data and measurement opportunities to create a wellbeing measurement system at the national level. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 23, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Emergency Preparedness Requirements Final Rule Training Call
April 27, 2017 2:30-3:30pm ET. Webinar will outline the new CMS emergency preparedness requirements that will go into effect on November 15, 2017. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 23, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Medicare Shared Savings Program ACO: Completing the 2018 Application Process Call
April 19, 2017 1:30-3pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 23, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Open Payments: Prepare to Review Reported Data Call
April 13, 2017 1:30-3pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 23, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Medicare Shared Savings Program ACO: Preparing to Apply for the 2018 Program Year Call
April 6, 2017 1:30-3pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 23, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

IMPACT Act: Standardized Patient Assessment Data Activities Call
March 29, 2017 1:30-3pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 23, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Proposals From the Federal Interagency Working Group for Revision of the Standards for Maintaining, Collecting, and Presenting Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity
OMB requests comments on the proposals that it has received from the Federal Interagency Working Group for Research on Race and Ethnicity for revisions to OMB ' s Standards for Maintaining, Collecting, and Presenting Federal Data on Race and Ethnicity. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 23, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

2017 Cultivating Healthy Communities Grant Program
Funding for projects that address issues in the following domains: Built Environment, Community Safety, Environmental Exposures, Healthy Behaviors, and Social/Economic Factors. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 23, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) National Health Interview Survey (NHIS)
In 2014, NCHS conducted the Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander National Health Interview Survey (NHPI NHIS). The NHPI NHIS was a survey in which about 3,000 households containing one or more NHPI residents were surveyed by NHIS field staff using the 2014 NHIS instrument. Website provides access to the survey instruments, reports, and datasets. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 23, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Why All the Excitement About Logic Models?: Using Logic Models for Program Planning & Evaluation for Tribal Agencies
April 27, 2017 2-3pm ET. Introductory webinar on how to prepare successful grant proposals using logic models. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 23, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Human Trafficking and Unplanned Pregnancies
March 28, 2017 2-3:30pm ET. This webinar is designed to promote awareness and understanding of human trafficking as a health and public health issue faced by pre-teens, teenagers, and young adults. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 23, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

35th GLMA Annual Conference on LGBT Health - From Resistance to Resilience: Filling the Gaps in LGBT Healthcare and Research
September 13-16, 2017, Philadelphia, PA. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 23, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

10th National Conference - Changing Patterns of Cancer in Native Communities: Strength through Tradition and Science
September 21-24, 2017, Niagara Falls, NY. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 23, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

America Speaks, Vol. 17 (2017)
A compilation of survey data with public opinions on national priorities for 2017, research and public health, stem cell research, economy and competitiveness, and opioid addiction and research. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 23, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

State Legislatures Explore Taxing Prescription Opioids to Raise Revenue for Prevention and Treatment
Seven states have introduced legislation to finance substance use disorder prevention and treatment by imposing a surcharge, tax, or fee on prescription opioids. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 23, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

The Financial Vulnerability of Former Disability Beneficiaries in Retirement
Brief looks at the impact of leaving the labor force during peak earning years due to disability on later retirement and benefits. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 23, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Special Session on Boundary Spanning Leadership and Innovative Financing to Promote Health Equity
June 2, 2017 1-3pm ET, Washington, DC. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 23, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

5th Annual Public-Private Collaborations in Rural Health Meeting
June 1-2, 2017, Washington, DC. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 23, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Ten Ways That Repealing and Replacing the Affordable Care Act Could Affect Women
Issue brief outlines the impact of the ACA repeal on women, including changes to essential health benefits, the Medicaid expansion, insurance mandates, capped Medicaid spending, and Planned Parenthood. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 23, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Tennessee Hospital Association Uses AHRQ Tools To Boost Patient Safety, Saving $17 Million
AHRQ resources used by the Tennessee Center for Patient Safety-the quality and safety unit of the Tennessee Hospital Association (THA)-helped 120 member hospitals reduce safety events by more than 1,000 and readmissions by more than 1,500 between 2012 and 2014. The efforts saved the hospitals $17 million. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 23, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

How Will Repealing the ACA Affect Medicaid? Impact on Health Care Coverage, Delivery, and Payment
Issue brief examines the effects of reducing the size and scope of Medicaid under a potential ACA repeal. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 22, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Promising Gains, Persistent Gaps
This report looks at who comprises the group made up of adolescents who are not in school or the workforce, what particular challenges they face, and what strategies have been shown to work. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 22, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Advancing Health Equity Through Strategic Partnerships
April 18, 2017 3-4:15pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 22, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Moving the Needle on Youth Disconnection: Insights from Measure of America ' s New Report
March 30, 2017 1-2pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 22, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Insurance Coverage, Access to Care, and Medical Debt Since the ACA: A Look at California, Florida, New York, and Texas
Issue brief examines the differences in insurance coverage, access to care, and medical bill problems in the four largest states - California, Florida, New York, and Texas - all of which have made different choices in implementing the law. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 22, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

HRSA Region VI Virtual Rural Health Symposium
March 30, 2017 11:30am-12:35pm ET. An hour-long webinar, open to the public, to identify current health trends in rural communities and discuss new approaches to improving health outcomes. For more information and to receive instructions for dialing in, contact Joseph Walker at jwalker@hrsa.gov. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 22, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Demonstration of ONC ' s Health IT Playbook
March 29, 2017 2:30-4pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 22, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Implications of Reduced Federal Medicaid Funds: How Could States Fill the Funding Gap?
Analysis examines the fiscal implications of state actions to offset the loss of federal Medicaid funding to maintain rather than cut Medicaid programs. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 22, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Impact of Cost Sharing Reductions on Deductibles and Out-Of-Pocket Limits
This note briefly describes the cost-sharing reductions in current law and illustrates their impact by looking at how these provisions affect average deductibles and out-of-pocket maximum limits in benchmark silver plans in 2017 in states using the federally facilitated marketplace. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 22, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

The Impact of Affordable Care Act Medicaid Expansions on Applications to Federal Disability Programs
Paper estimates the impact of Medicaid expansions via the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) on applications to federal disability programs in 15 states that expanded Medicaid in 2014. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 22, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Intensive Longitudinal Analysis of Health Behaviors: Leveraging New Technologies to Understand Health Behaviors (U24)
Funding to establish a Research Coordinating Center (RCC) to facilitate and support the Intensive Longitudinal Health Behaviors Initiative. The goal of this initiative is to support collaborative research projects studying factors that influence key health behaviors at the individual level, using intensive longitudinal data collection and analytic methods, as well as to further advance research through the broad dissemination of data with the research community, as appropriate. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 22, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Intensive Longitudinal Analysis of Health Behaviors: Leveraging New Technologies to Understand Health Behaviors (U01)
Funding for projects studying factors that influence key health behaviors at the individual level, using intensive longitudinal data collection and analytic methods. The network will also assess how study results can be leveraged to introduce innovations into longstanding behavioral theories to advance the field of theory-driven behavior change interventions. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 22, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Introduction to Mapping and Reporting on Community Commons
April 18, 2017 3-4pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 22, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Circle of Harmony Social Media TA Webinar
March 28, 2017 3pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 22, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

DMEPOS Adjusted Fee Methodology for Non-Bid Areas
7 webinars beginning on March 23, 2017 (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 22, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Cities and Kids: Enabling Optimal Development for Urban Youth
Thursday, March 23rd, 2017. Boston MA (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 22, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Hearing Health Care for Adults: Improving Access and Affordability (R21)
This FOA encourages exploratory and developmental research applications for research on hearing health care in adults in support of improving access and affordability. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 22, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Innovations in Federal Statistics: Combining Data Sources While Protecting Privacy (2017)
This first publication of a two-part series discusses the challenges faced by the federal statistical system and the foundational elements needed for a new paradigm that would combine diverse data sources in a secure manner to enhance federal statistics. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 22, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Webinar: A Closer Look at the Healthy Aging in Action Report
March 30, 2017 2-3pm ET. Webinar will look at the Surgeon General ' s reportHealthy Aging in Action: Advancing the National Prevention Strategy. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 22, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Health Equity in Performance Improvement Webinar
April 13, 2017 1-2pm ET. Two local health departments and partners will present on ways in which a commitment to health equity shapes their performance improvement work: one in community health assessment and improvement planning (CHA/CHIP) and one in quality improvement and performance management. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 21, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Changing the System for Complex Patients: Nursing Innovation in Action
March 28, 2017 11am ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 21, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

New Connections: Increasing Diversity of RWJF Programming
A career development program for early career researchers, providing support to grantees and other individuals who are part of a network of eligible researchers. The researchers in this program come from multiple disciplines (health, social sciences, business, urban planning, architecture and engineering); work to build the case for a Culture of Health with strong qualitative and quantitative research skills; and produce and translate timely research results. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 21, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Trends in Infant Mortality in the United States, 2005-2014
Data brief uses the National Vital Statistics System to chart infant mortality rates between 2005 and 2014. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 21, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

2017 NCUIH Summit
March 27-28, 2017, Washington, DC. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 21, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Selected Health Conditions Among Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Adults: United States, 2014
Data brief outlines the disease disparities between Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders in comparison to single-race Asian adults. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 21, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

The Seventh National Bundled Payment Summit
June 26-28, 2017. Arlington, VA (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 21, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

PCORnet Best Practice Sharing Session: ABOUT GAP Tools
April 4, 2017. 11:00 am EDT - 12:00 pm EDT (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 21, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

2017 Annual Conference of the Friends of the National Library of Medicine
June 14-15, 2017, Bethesda, MD. Theme is " Consequential and Reproducible Clinical Research: Charting the Course for Continuous Improvement. " (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 21, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Webinar: Improving Oncology Measurement in Accountable Care
April 26, 2017. 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 20, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news