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Journal Articles: Monitoring health reform efforts: Which state-level data to use?

Jun. 28, 2012: Presentation by Kathleen Call, "Monitoring health reform efforts: Which state-level data to use?" at AcademyHealth's Annual Research Meeting, June 24th in Orlando, FL.   Read More

Journal Articles: Use of the integrated health interview series: trends in medical provider utilization (1972-2008)

May. 09, 2012: The Integrated Health Interview Series (IHIS) is a public data repository that harmonizes four decades of the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS). The NHIS is the premier source of information on the health of the U.S. population. Since 1957 the survey has collected information on health...Read More

Journal Articles: Use of the Integrated Health Interview Series: Trends in Medical Provider Utilization (1972-2008)

Mar. 01, 2012: Davern, M., Blewett, L., Lee, B., Boudreaux, M., & King, M. 2012. "Use of the Integrated Health Interview Series: Trends in Medical Provider Utilization (1972-2008)." Epidemiologic Perspectives & Innovations,9(1), 2. Read More

Journal Articles: Massachusetts Health Reforms: Uninsurance Remains Low, Self-Reported Health Status Improves As State Prepares To Tackle Costs

Feb. 01, 2012: Long, S.K., Stockley, K., & Dahlen, H. 2012 "Massachusetts Health Reforms: Uninsurance Remains Low, Self-Reported Health Status Improves As State Prepares To Tackle Costs." Health Affairs (32)2: 444-451. Read More

Journal Articles: Massachusetts Health Reforms: Uninsurance Remains Low, Self-Reported Health Status Improves As State Prepares To Tackle Costs

Feb. 01, 2012: The Massachusetts health reform initiative enacted into law in 2006 continued to fare well in 2010, with uninsurance rates remaining quite low and employer-sponsored insurance still strong. Access to health care also remained strong, and first-time reductions in emergency department visits and...Read More

Journal Articles: Immigrant Access to Health Care

Dec. 20, 2011: SHADAC Research Assistant Jessie Kemmick-Pintor and Lynn Blewett published an article in the October 2011 issue of Minnesota Physician as part of the journal’s special focus section on health reform. "Immigrant access to health care" reviews the key provisions of national...Read More

Journal Articles: A Capacity Building Program to Promote CBPR Partnerships between Academic Researchers and Community Members

Dec. 01, 2011: Allen, M. L., Culhane‐Pera, K. A., Pergament, S., & Call, K. T. 2011. "A Capacity Building Program to Promote CBPR Partnerships between Academic Researchers and Community Members." Clinical and Translational Science. 2011 Dec;4(6):428-33. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-8062.2011.00362.x. Read More

Journal Articles: Are the Current Population Survey Uninsurance Estimates Too High? An Examination of the Imputation Process

Aug. 11, 2011: Davern M, Rodin H, Blewett LA, Call KT. Are the Current Population Survey Uninsurance Estimates Too High? An Examination of the Imputation Process. Health Serv Res. 2007;42(5):2038-2055. Research Objective. To determine whether the imputation procedure used to replace missing...Read More

Journal Articles: The importance of geographic data aggregation in assessing disparities in American Indian prenatal care.

Jul. 18, 2011: Objectives. We sought to determine whether aggregate national data for American Indians/Alaska Natives (AIANs) mask geographic variation and substantial subnational disparities in prenatal care utilization. Methods. We used data for US births from 1995 to 1997 and from 2000 to 2002 to...Read More

Journal Articles: Improving Geriatric Transitional Care through Interprofessional Care Teams

Jul. 18, 2011: Objectives  The aim of this study was to examine the impact of the use of an inter-professional care team on patient length of stay and payer charges in a geriatric transitional care unit. Methods  An analysis of de-identified administrative records for transitional care...Read More

Journal Articles: Immigrant children's access to health care: differences by global region of birth

Jul. 18, 2011: We use data from the National Health Interview Survey (2000-2006) to examine the social determinants of health insurance coverage and access to care for immigrant children by 10 global regions of birth. We find dramatic differences in the social and economic characteristics of immigrant children...Read More

Journal Articles: American Indian/Alaska Native uninsurance disparities: A comparison of three surveys.

Jul. 18, 2011: OBJECTIVES: We examined whether 3 nationally representative data sources produce consistent estimates of disparities and rates of uninsurance among the American Indian/Alaska Native (AIAN) population and to demonstrate how choice of data source impacts study conclusions. METHODS: We...Read More

Journal Articles: Disparities in Public Use Data Availability for Race, Ethnic, and Immigrant Groups: National Surveys for Healthcare Disparities Research

Jul. 18, 2011: Background: Disparities in healthcare coverage and access have a prominent place on the national health policy agenda. It is, therefore, essential to understand strengths and limitations of national surveys that provide annual or periodic data for population-based healthcare disparities...Read More

Journal Articles: Counting Uninsurance and Means-Tested Coverage in the American Community Survey: A Comparison to the Current Population Survey

Jul. 18, 2011: Objective. To compare health insurance coverage estimates from the American Community Survey (ACS) to the Current Population Survey (CPS-ASEC). Data Sources/Study Setting. The 2008 ACS and CPS-ASEC, 2009. Study Design. We compare age-specific national rates for all...Read More

Journal Articles: Affordability of Health Insurance to Small Business: Implications of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Jun. 01, 2011: Miller, E. June 2011. "Affordability of Health Insurance to Small Business: Implications of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act." Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 36(3): 539-546. Read More

Journal Articles: Bias in Telephone Surveys That Do Not Sample Cell Phones: Uses and Limits of Poststratification Adjustments

Apr. 01, 2011: Call, K. T., Davern, M., Boudreaux, M., Johnson, P. J., & Nelson, J. 2011. "Bias in Telephone Surveys That Do Not Sample Cell Phones: Uses and Limits of Poststratification Adjustments." Medical Care, 49(4), 355. Read More

Journal Articles: Predictors of Patients’ Perceived Need for Medication to Prevent Fracture

Mar. 01, 2011: Schousboe, J. T., Davison, M. L., Dowd, B., Thiede Call, K., Johnson, P., & Kane, R. L. 2011. "Predictors of Patients’ Perceived Need for Medication to Prevent Fracture." Medical care, 49(3), 273. Read More

Journal Articles: Harvesting the Lessons of State Health Policy (Editorial)

Feb. 09, 2011: Blewett, L., & Bindman, A. 2011. “Harvesting the Lessons of State Health Policy.” Health Services Research 46(1): 246-250. Findings of the first round of State Health Access Reform (SHARE) projects funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), published in a...Read More

Journal Articles: State-Level Health Policy Research: Looking Back, Looking Ahead (Editorial)

Feb. 09, 2011: Quinn, B., 2011 "State-Level Health Policy Research: Looking Back, Looking Ahead." Health Services Research 46(1): 243-245. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) supports research on state-level policy efforts through its State Health Access Reform Evaluation (SHARE)...Read More

Journal Articles: State High-Risk Pools: An Update on the Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association

Feb. 01, 2011: Blewett L, Spencer D, Burke CE.  2011.  "State High-Risk Pools: An Update on the Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association."  Am J Public Health. 2011 Feb; 101(2):231-7. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2009.185975. Read More

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