The goal of this paper is to document and evaluate the process of implementing an evidence-based depression intervention in community settings through the use of community-academic partnered approaches.
Productivity gains that can be achieved by widely adopting health information technology are likely to come from the reengineering of health care and may require new measurement tools to accurately gauge their impact.
If prevention researchers build programs with developmentally relevant content, and provide this content in an engaging, confidential, and non-judgmental way, it can help middle school-aged children avoid alcohol.
Youth with marijuana problems who received a research-based treatment (motivational enhancement therapy plus cognitive behavioral therapy [MET/CBT5]) had better outcomes than similar youth treated in community-based programs.
This report addresses the need for clearer understanding of the evidence base regarding the effectiveness and context-sensitivity of patient safety practices and presents recommendations for future research on this topic.
In response to concerns that the needs of the aging population for well-integrated care were increasing, the English National Health Service (NHS) appointed 16 Integrated Care Pilots following a national competition.
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.
Hangsheng Liu is a policy researcher at the RAND Corporation and a faculty member at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. Trained in medicine and health policy, his research focuses on quality of care, health care cost and financing, employer-sponsored wellness programs, and health care markets. Liu…
Caroline Tassot, a French-German citizen, is currently a second year doctoral fellow at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. She has a M.A. in international affairs and development economics and a B.A. in political sciences from Sciences Po Paris. She did field work for RAND's randomized control…