An integrated approach to purchasing health care for U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs could have important implications for access, quality, and costs but could face legislative, policy, or contractual challenges.
Publications on Health Care Organization and Capacity
RAND Health Care research on the organization and capacity of the health care system takes a broad perspective. Our work has examined how organization affects the system’s ability to provide high-quality care and to use resources efficiently and effectively. Many studies have focused on the link between health system organization and the ability of the public health system to respond to public health emergencies, whether natural or the result of hostile action.
Access to external funding and staff support are two important factors for the sustainability of substance use disorder treatment provision within primary care clinics.
Many Los Angeles-area African American churches provide recovery supports and services for alcohol and other drug (AOD) use and actively connect individuals to formal AOD treatment.
Population Health Management and the Second Golden Age of Arab Medicine: Promoting Health, Localizing Knowledge Industries, and Diversifying Economies in the GCC Countries 2015
The Gulf Cooperation Council countries experience an alarming increase chronic disease, yet their health care systems are ill-prepared to handle that burden. We recommend that they pioneer a health care delivery model based on population health management principles and sophisticated health information technology, rather than copy existing Western models.
Examines how California's ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs) compare with hospital outpatient surgery departments and how the state compares with other states in regulating ASCs.