This article identifies measures that contribute to resilience in democracies. Policymakers in democratic countries should anticipate emerging trends and threats to enhance their resilience in a complex and dangerous security environment.
This cross-sectional study assessed the relationship between self-rated mental health (SRMH) and infrequent routine care among Medicare beneficiaries and investigated the roles of managed care and having a personal doctor.
Nov 8, 2022
Steven C. Martino, Ron D. Hays, Katrin Hambarsoomian, Amelia Haviland, Robert Weech-Maldonado, Joshua Breslau, Nathan Orr, Sarah J. Gaillot, Marc N. Elliott
China's foreign investment and financing activities over the past two decades have garnered substantial attention and raised concerns. This report explores Chinese investment and financing activities in energy infrastructure and critical minerals.
The Supreme Court's decision in Bruen is a major change to Second Amendment jurisprudence and could lead to significant changes in the U.S. firearm regulations. The authors describe how state regulations will now be evaluated by lower courts.
Nov 4, 2022
Darrell A. H. Miller, Andrew R. Morral, Rosanna Smart
Food insecurity contributes to racial/ethnic disparities in health. This is the first study to examine associations among food insecurity, sleep, and cardiometabolic outcomes in urban American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) youth.
Nov 4, 2022
Lu Dong, Elizabeth J. D'Amico, Daniel Dickerson, Ryan Andrew Brown, Alina I. Palimaru, Carrie L. Johnson, Wendy M. Troxel
Oversights during development of technical requirements for new weapon systems can result in cost or schedule overruns or unsuitable operational performance. This report describes a systems-based approach to help improve this process.
Nov 3, 2022
Lauren A. Mayer, William Shelton, Christian Johnson, Daniel Adducchio, Raza Khan, Suzanne Genc, Danielle C. Tarraf, Nahom M. Beyene
This report provides information about the sample, survey instrument, and resultant data for the 2022 Learn Together Surveys that were administered to K-12 principals and teachers in March 2022 via the RAND Corporation's American Educator Panels.
Nov 3, 2022
Sy Doan, George Zuo, Elizabeth D. Steiner, David Grant
This article uses social network analysis to understand policymaking from a networked governance perspective. We examine one of the most significant refugee policy processes, the efforts to formulate and adopt the Global Compact on Refugees.
The Climate Hazard and Mitigation Planning online tool is an interactive website designed to provide users with a single point of access to county-, state- and region-specific historical climate and hazard data and projected climate information.
Nov 2, 2022
Krista Romita Grocholski, Arthur T. DeGaetano, Benjamin Eck, Debra Knopman, Kirstin Dow, Lena Easton-Calabria, Amanda Farris, Jory Fleming, Omar Gates, Jenna Jorns, Michelle E. Miro
The authors conduct a review to identify measures, guidelines, and tools that (1) assess social support, the need for caregiver support, and the need for referral to social services and (2) screen for cognitive impairment among high-risk patients.
Nov 2, 2022
Sydne J. Newberry, Aneesa Motala, Lisa V. Rubenstein, Paul G. Shekelle, Jody Larkin
This collection of essays describes missteps made and lessons of critical importance learned during the global and U.S. response to the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic, with the goal of improving preparedness and preventing future pandemics.
Nov 1, 2022
John V. Parachini, Jennifer Bouey, Daniel M. Gerstein, Alison K. Hottes, Bradley Martin, Trupti Brahmbhatt, Katherine Grace Carman, Anita Chandra, K. Jack Riley, Barbara Bicksler
The authors find that small investments are likely to yield large gains from increasing research funding in lung cancer; investing in women's health research yields benefits above investing in general research.
Nov 1, 2022
Matthew D. Baird, Annie Chen, Andrew W. Dick, Chloe E. Bird, Melanie A. Zaber, Molly Waymouth, Grace Gahlon, Denise D. Quigley, Hamad Al-Ibrahim, Lori Frank
Features explore an innovative fellowship for military veterans, spouses, and caregivers; how veterans fare in the civilian labor market after leaving the military; and the impact of racism on patient safety in health care settings.
Increases in vertical integration were not associated with changes in medication adherence rates. However, adherence rates after vertical integration declined for non-Whites, patients over 80 years old, and patients with greater comorbidities.
Oct 28, 2022
Jonathan S. Levin, Swad Komanduri, Christopher M. Whaley
Evidence shows that leaders who implement the patient-centered medical home care model encounter challenges in driving change. Understanding which changes and quality improvement practices further implementation is essential.
Oct 27, 2022
Denise D. Quigley, Mary Ellen Slaughter, Nabeel Qureshi, Marc N. Elliott, Ron D. Hays
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