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Presentation: An Annual Conversation with the U.S. Census Bureau: 2022 Health Insurance Coverage Estimates from the ACS and CPS

Sep. 28, 2023:     On Thursday, September 28th at 1:00 PM CST, SHADAC hosted a webinar covering the release of new 2022 health insurance coverage estimates from two key, large-scale federal data sources: The American Community Survey (ACS) and the Current Population Survey (CPS)....Read More

Presentation: UMN Opioid Advisory Task Force

Sep. 25, 2023: On Thursday, September 21, SHADAC Senior Research Fellow Colin Planalp presented a data-focused look at the national opioid crisis during a University of Minnesota Opioid Advisory Task Force forum. Colin presented his recent findings about overdoses related to four different drug categories -...Read More

Presentation: Data to Monitor the Unwinding of the Medicaid Continuous Coverage Requirement

Jul. 30, 2023: On July 27, 2023, SHADAC Deputy Director Elizabeth Lukanen presented to the Protecting Immigrant Families Coalition, Medicaid Unwinding Task Force. This presentation included a brief overview of the potential coverage impacts of the unwinding of the Medicaid continuous coverage...Read More

Presentation: What the Growing Medicaid Undercount Means for Data Users and Policymakers

Apr. 05, 2023: SHADAC hosted a one-hour webinar on Wednesday, April 5th to discuss the rising Medicaid undercount. With many states and stakeholders eager to understand the topic further, this webinar provided an overview of issues related to the Medicaid undercount along with relevant...Read More

Presentation: Better Health through Data: Improved Collection of Demographic Data in Medicaid

Oct. 06, 2022: SHADAC Deputy Director Elizabeth Lukanen served as an expert panelist for an Alliance for Health Policy briefing hosted by Arnold Ventures titled "Better Health through Data: Opportunities and Limitations of Health Data" which was held virtually on October 6, 2022. This event reviewed the...Read More

Presentation: An Annual Conversation with the U.S. Census Bureau: Health Insurance Coverage Estimates from the 2021 ACS and CPS (Webinar)

Sep. 29, 2022: SHADAC hosted a webinar on Thursday, September 29, 2022 that provided an overview of 2011 health insurance coverage estimates from two key, large-scale federal data sources: The American Community Survey (ACS) and the Current Population Survey (CPS). This webinar examined the new...Read More

Presentation: Overview of SHADAC's Minnesota Community and Uninsured Profile for MDH's Health Equity Data Community of Practice

Sep. 22, 2022: On September 19, 2022, SHADAC investigator Kathleen Thiede Call presented at the Minnesota Department of Health's Health Equity Data Community of Practice Meeting. This presentation included a guided tour of SHADAC's Minnesota Community and Uninsured Profile, along with a brief history of...Read More

Presentation: Accelerating the Use of Findings from Patient-Centered Outcomes Research in Clinical Practice to Improve Health and Health Care

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

Presentation: California's Implementation of the Affordable Care Act: How Medi-Cal expansion has impacted health care access and health status for low-income Californians

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

Presentation: (Webinar) An Annual Conversation with the U.S. Census Bureau: Addressing Data Quality Challenges in the 2020 American Community Survey

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

Presentation: (Webinar) U.S. Health On the Rocks: The Quiet Threat of Growing Alcohol Deaths

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

Presentation: SHADAC at the 2021 Virtual AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting (ARM)

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

Presentation: SHADAC Webinar - Anticipating COVID-19 Vaccination Challenges through Flu Vaccination Patterns (February 4)

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

Presentation: November 10th Webinar - "Overdose Crisis in Transition: Changing Trends in a Widening Drug Death Epidemic"

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

Presentation: October 21st Webinar - Rising Suicide Rates: Examining Trends and Variations through State-level Data

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

Presentation: October 13th Webinar - "From Telephone to Multi-mode Surveys: State Case Studies and Conversations"

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

Presentation: September 23rd Webinar - An Annual Conversation with the U.S. Census Bureau: 2019 Health Insurance Coverage Data from the American Community Survey (ACS) & Current Population Survey (CPS)

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

Presentation: October 1st Webinar - An Annual Conversation with the U.S. Census Bureau: New Coverage Data from the ACS & CPS on the New Site for Census Bureau Data

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

Presentation: SHADAC Senior Research Fellow Brett Fried Serves as Expert at Census Convening

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

Presentation: The Art of Listening: Working with an Advisory Committee to Improve Outreach and Communication to Reach the Remaining Uninsured in Minnesota

Jun. 27, 2019: Presentation by Brett Fried at the 2019 ACS Data Users Conference. May 15, 2018 in Washington, D.C.  View PDF of the presentation Read More