This study evaluates effects of a multicomponent intervention (human papillomavirus [HPV] vaccine-specific brochure and recalls) on HPV vaccination and secondarily examines if race/ethnicity moderates effects.
This study examines the synergies that exist between decision-analytic models and health care utilization data that are increasingly accessible through research networks that assemble data from the growing number of electronic medical record systems.
Sixty-seven people will die today in America because of heroin or narcotic painkillers, if recent overdose statistics are any guide. RAND research offers strategies to save those lives and thousands more around the world.
Up to 70% of homeless youth are smokers, smoking more than a half pack of cigarettes a day. Though there is strong demand for smoking-cessation services among this population and a willingness to help among providers, delivering these services remains a challenge.
The authors reviewed the scientific literature on information and communication technologies available online and on smartphones to assist the U.S. Air Force in developing a strategy for use of these technologies in behavioral health care.
This study contributes to the literature on implementation of complex evidence-based psychotherapies (EBPs) and addresses the strengths and limitations of web-based technologies in supporting the implementation of EBPs.
This report describes an assessment of SimCoach, a tool designed to encourage service members, especially those with signs or symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder or depression, to seek help for psychological health concerns.
Use of buprenorphine, a drug to treat opioid addiction, is increasing faster than the number of doctors licensed to dispense it. Policies focused on increasing the number of patients a qualified physician could treat may be more effective in addressing this increased use than other alternatives.
This issue of RAND Review reports on the staggering costs of dementia in the United States; the most critical global choices and challenges the next U.S. president will likely face; tips to protect the health of kids heading back to school; and more.
RAND researchers conducted a systematic review that synthesized evidence from trials of Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention (MBRP) to provide estimates of its efficacy and safety for treating substance use disorders.
This study aims to validate a modified dried blood spot (DBS)-based glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) assay protocol, after a pretest in India showed poor correlation between the original DBS-based protocol and venous results.