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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Sep. 18, 2018:Date: September 18, 2018
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Central
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This webinar provided an overview of the 2017 health insurance coverage estimates from two...Read More
Sep. 05, 2018:Date: September 5, 2018
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Central
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Between 2000 and 2016, the annual number of drug overdose deaths in the United States more than tripled, from...Read More
Jul. 19, 2018:SHADAC presentation materials from the 2018 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting (ARM) are now available. Click on the presentation titles below to view and download the materials.
“The Intersection of Structural Risk Factors and Insurance-Based Discrimination on Healthcare Access Inequities...Read More
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.