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The U.S. Health Care Landscape: Coverage and …

WEBRAND work has examined issues facing the largest group of health care safety net providers, both during and before the pandemic: federally qualified community health

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RAND Health Care RAND

WEBRAND Health Care promotes healthier societies by improving health care systems in the United States and other countries. We provide health care decisionmakers, …

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U.S. Health Care Policy RAND

WEBThe U.S. health care policy landscape is poised for great change. Extensive RAND research offers insights about the likely impact of repealing or revising the ACA along …

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Health Care and Reform Issues RAND

WEBThe continued rise in health care costs for patients across the United States has policymakers actively considering proposals to increase competition and transparency. …

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Health Care Access RAND

WEBAccess to health care refers to the ease with which an individual can obtain needed medical services. RAND research has examined the social, cultural, economic, and …

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Quality of Care: in Depth RAND

WEBThe U.S. health care system struggles to deliver high-quality care. The Institute of Medicine’s (IOM’s) groundbreaking quality chasm report underscored the sizable gap …

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Health Care Reform RAND

WEBThe debate within the U.S. government about reforming the health care system centers on ways to control rising costs and assure high-quality, affordable care. RAND Health Care …

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Mental Health RAND

WEBMental health reform efforts in the United States seek to increase access to mental health care, deliver it efficiently and effectively, and identify and disseminate evidence-based …

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Health, Health Care, and Aging RAND

WEBRAND advances understanding of health and health behaviors, and examines how the organization and financing of care affect costs, quality, and access. Our body of …

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About RAND Health Care RAND

WEBRAND Health Care possesses broad, deep, and longstanding expertise in health policy areas and key methodologies. Key policy areas include: Health insurance costs and …

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Health Equity RAND

WEBHealth equity is fair and just access to health resources, protection from health hazards, and health decisionmaking. RAND research aims to understand the causes of …

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Understanding Our Culture of Health Before the Pandemic Can …

WEBAccording to Medicare beneficiaries' data (Kapinos, 2020), in 2017 the average total health expenditures in the last year of life was $66,176. This number has gone up by an …

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Key Topics RAND

WEBRAND Health Care Key Topics. We study complex problems and identify solutions in topic areas that matter most for improving health care policy, systems, practice, and health.

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Improving the Quality of Health Care for Older Adults RAND

WEBIn all, 236 quality indicators were accepted, covering four stages of the health care process: prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up. Some of ACOVE's 22 conditions affect …

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What Are the Determinants of Health System Performance

WEBWhat Are the Determinants of Health System Performance? Findings from the Literature and a Technical Expert Panel. Published in: The Joint Commission Journal on Quality …

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Community Health and Well-Being RAND

WEBIn an evaluation of a city-wide effort to train New Yorkers in Mental Health First Aid, RAND researchers found that the majority of participants had used their skills to help friends, …

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Health Literacy RAND

WEBThe Changing Landscape of Health Literacy During the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Viral Transmission of Knowledge and Information Around COVID-19. With the official public …

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What Have We Learned About Measuring Health System …

WEBAssessments of performance are widely used to inform value-based payment systems, to help consumers choose health systems that best meet their needs, and to compare …

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Healthcare Innovation RAND

WEBHealthcare leaders will need to ensure innovative care is also safe, affordable, equitable and accessible to populations across the world, within a conducive policy and regulatory …

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Imaging Mental Health in America RAND

WEBGeorgia Lupi, the inaugural artist in residence for RAND Art + Data, created a visualization inspired by a recent RAND study on the opportunity to transform the U.S. mental health …

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The Effect of Coinsurance on the Health of Adults

WEBDoes free medical care lead to better health than insurance plans that require the patient to shoulder part of the cost? In an effort to answer this question, the authors studied 3,958 …

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Advancing Evidence-Based Public Health Policy

WEBA growing body of literature uses the concept of core components to better understand small-scale programmatic interventions. Instead of interventions being viewed as unitary …

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Quality Improvement Strategies for Public Health Emergency …

WEB4. Making Changes for Improvement. Adapt good ideas and best practices to your agency. Use exercises or drills to test and develop improvements. Identify day-to-day processes …

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The impact of vertical integration of health services

WEBThe overall theory of change for the vertical integration is summarised below: Impact: sustained patient access to primary care locally and increased opportunities for …

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Understanding Multilevel Factors Related to Retention Among the …

WEBThis article explores how contextual factors may be influential in the retention of direct care workers in healthcare settings. We reflect on lessons learned from an evaluation of a …

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Global Change Research for a More Secure World RAND

WEBIntensifying global changes, caused by human activity, are dramatically affecting human and ecological communities around the world. The individual and collective impacts of …

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Proposed Cooling Policy Would Cause Air Conditioning Usage to …

WEBIn order to protect vulnerable renters from unsafe heat, Los Angeles County's Board of Supervisors is currently considering a policy that would establish a temperature …

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