The Affordable Care Act's expansion of coverage for people under age 26 led to a 1-percent reduction in uninsurance, equating to a 0.8-percent decrease in workers' compensation claim frequency, and a roughly 1-percent decrease in overall claim costs.
Nov 22, 2016
A Structured Protocol Model of Depression Care Versus Clinical Acumen: A Cluster Randomized Trial of the Effects on Depression Screening, Diagnostic Evaluation, and Treatment Uptake in Ugandan HIV Clinics
Trained lay workers and medical providers in Uganda were able to successfully implement depression screening, diagnosis, and treatment prescription when given training and ongoing supervision from mental health specialists.
Oct 18, 2016
Exploits the Affordable Care Act young adult dependent coverage expansion to measure the effect of health coverage expansions on workers' compensation claim frequency and severity.
Sep 14, 2016
Prevalence and Patterns of Health Risk Behaviors of Palestinian Youth: Findings from a Representative Survey
Investigates the prevalence and patterns of risk behaviors as well as of mental health, perceptions of the risks of such behaviors, and the factors increasing vulnerability to as well as protection from engagement in them.
Jul 25, 2016
Characteristics and Proximal Outcomes of Calls Made to Suicide Crisis Hotlines in California: Variability Across Centers
Because individuals calling a suicide crisis hotline generally cannot choose the center or responder who will take their call, it is critical to promote quality across all call centers and minimize variability in operating procedures.
Jul 14, 2016