Jun. 28, 2022:A committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is hosting a series of public workshops to explore potential ways to accelerate the use of patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) findings in clinical practice to improve health and health care.
In the second...Read More
Feb. 03, 2022:Natalie Schwehr, SHADAC Senior Research Associate, was invited by the Center of California Studies at Sacramento State University to give a webinar presentation on Friday, January 28, as part of their "Envisioning California Speaker Series." Dr. Schwehr presented a study conducted by herself and...Read More
Jan. 19, 2022:
Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have been demonstrably far reaching and, by now, fairly well documented. One facet of this COVID-related disruption that has recently come to light is the interruption to data collection processes and response patterns for yearly federal...Read More
Sep. 21, 2021:Date: Tuesday, September 21st
Time: 3:00 PM Central / 4:00 PM Eastern
While much public attention has been given to the opioid epidemic, the United States has been quietly experiencing another growing public health crisis that surpasses opioid overdoses as a cause of...Read More
Jun. 11, 2021:The 2021 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting (ARM) is taking place virtually this week from June 14-17. Researcher and State Health Compare manager Robert Hest will be presenting on behalf of SHADAC at the national conference. His presentations include:
Trends in Health Insurance...Read More
Jan. 12, 2021:Date: Thursday, February 4, 2021
Time: 1:00 PM Central Time / 2:00 PM Eastern Time
Across the country, states have begun the first stages of their campaigns to vaccinate people against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). However, early troubles have highlighted the challenges to such...Read More
Oct. 19, 2020:
For nearly two decades, the United States has experienced a growing epidemic of drug overdose deaths. But even by standards of the rapidly evolving opioid crisis, mortality data from 2018 illustrate a stark transformation: While the U.S. recorded rare declines in death rates from prescription...Read More
Oct. 08, 2020:
Over the past two decades, the rise in suicide death rates has continued along an accelerating climb. According to new vital statistics data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the United States suicide rate reached another historic high of ...Read More
Sep. 29, 2020:Date: October 13, 2020
Time: 11:30 AM Central / 12:30 PM Eastern
For years response rates for random digit dial (RDD) telephone surveys have been falling and costs of conducting these surveys have been rising. With growing concerns about sample coverage and costs, many ongoing...Read More
Sep. 22, 2020:
On Wednesday, September 23, 2020, SHADAC researchers and U.S. Census Bureau experts held a webinar that examined the new 2019 health insurance coverage data at both the national and the state level, as well as by coverage type, from both the American Community Survey (ACS) and the...Read More
Sep. 05, 2019:Date: October 1, 2019
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Central / 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Eastern
New 2018 data on health insurance coverage from the American Community Survey (ACS) show a nationwide increase in uninsurance from 8.7 percent in 2017 to 8.9 percent in 2018. ...Read More
Jun. 28, 2019:Expert Meeting on Changes to the Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement (CPS ASEC)
SHADAC researcher Brett Fried served as a discussant at the Expert Meeting on Changes to the CPS ASEC, held in Suitland, Maryland on May 13, 2019. The U.S. Census Bureau convened this...Read More
Jun. 06, 2019:Date: June 24, 2019
Time: 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Central / 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Eastern
The State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) hosted a webinar on June 24, 2019, on multipayer quality measure alignment as a strategy for supporting health care payment and delivery...Read More
Apr. 29, 2019:Date: May 2, 2019
Time: 11:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m. Central
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The State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) and State
Health and Value Strategies (SHVS) hosted an online discussion to
share new data showing a...Read More
Apr. 05, 2019: Join us for a lively discussion of the current state of health reform in the United States. Professor Lynn Blewett will facilitate a discussion with the Kaiser Family Foundation’s Larry Levitt on recent and perhaps pivotal events in health policy. We will discuss the latest ruling by a federal...Read More
Feb. 06, 2019:Date: February 6, 2019
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Central
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On Wednesday, February 6th at 1:00 PM Central, SHADAC hosted a webinar...Read More
Nov. 26, 2018:Presentation by SHADAC Senior Research Fellow Emily Zylla at the 2018 Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management (APPAM) Fall Research Meeting in Washington, DC.
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Nov. 26, 2018:Presentation by SHADAC Director Lynn Blewett at the 2018 Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) Fall Research Conference in Washington, DC.
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The State Health Access Data Assistance Center (SHADAC) is a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and a part of the Health Policy and Management Division of the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota.