Describes a review of the NIHR Biomedical Research Units scheme. This review was a perceptions audit of senior executives involved in the scheme, and explored what impact they felt the scheme is having on the translational research landscape.
This article reports on a formative evaluation of efforts to build community-based prevention capacity in two states (Tennessee and Missouri) using an Internet-based system known as interactive Getting To Outcomes® (iGTO).
In 2005, the VA created consumer-providers (CPs)--individuals with experience of serious mental illness who support others with similar conditions. Data from the groups suggest that hiring and employing CPs within VA has been feasible, beneficial, and acceptable to most members of clinical teams.
Describes the PedsQL(TM) Measurement Model, designed as a modular approach to measuring pediatric health-related quality of life and developed to integrate the relative merits of generic and disease-specific approaches.
This study evaluated the effect of client-case manager racial matching in a case management program for homeless people with serious mental illness and found virtually no evidence of a relationship between client-case manager racial matching on either outcomes or service use.
Assistant Policy Analyst Ph.D. candidate in policy analysis, Pardee RAND Graduate School; M.S. in global health and population, Harvard University School of Public Health; B.S. in biochemistry, Suffolk University
Anil Bamezai primarily focuses on health and water policy issues. In the health policy arena, he has participated in several studies evaluating the effects of managed care on hospital market structure, on hospital cost and pricing behavior, and on charity-care delivery. More recently, he…
Rebecca Anhang Price is an Associate Policy Researcher at RAND Corporation. Previously, she worked in private sector and public health marketing, and examined factors influencing cancer prevention behaviors for the National Cancer Institute. Her research addresses a broad range of health care…