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A series of new reports by the RAND Corporation outlines the impact that national health care reform will have on individual states, estimating the increased costs and coverage that are expected in five diverse states once reform is fully implemented in 2016.
National health care reform will help 170,000 Connecticut residents obtain health insurance and decrease health care spending by state government by about 10 percent when it is fully implemented in 2016.
Most Massachusetts physician groups are using results from a statewide patient survey to help improve patient experiences, but a significant number are not making use of the information or are making relatively limited efforts.
Law enforcement agencies in areas where terrorist threats are considered to be high have expanded their focus beyond traditional crime prevention and investigation to include counterterrorism and homeland security operations.
Coordinating the work of the many different institutions involved in after-school activities -- including schools, nonprofits and municipal agencies like parks and libraries -- holds the promise of making programs better and more accessible to urban children and teens who need them.
Routine use of electronic health records may improve the quality of care provided in community-based primary care practices more than other common strategies intended to raise the quality of medical care.
The RAND Corporation has released a report prepared for the Division of Health Care Finance and Policy of the Massachusetts Department of Health and Human Services outlining promising measures the state may pursue to help curb the cost of health care.
The RAND Corporation, a nonprofit research organization, has opened an office in Boston as part of a strategic effort to expand and strengthen its portfolio of health-related work and to foster collaborative opportunities with scientists affiliated with universities, private research groups and government in Eastern Massachusetts.
Policymakers have underestimated the critical role of arts learning in supporting a vibrant nonprofit cultural sector. Despite decades of effort to make high-quality works of art available to Americans, demand for the arts has failed to keep pace with supply.
August 7, 2006 News Release: RAND Study Describes Strategies That Can Build Public and Governmental Support for State Arts Agencies.