Using the RAND Corporation's COMPARE microsimulation model, the authors estimate the impacts of expanding health insurance coverage for ineligible immigrants on enrollment, premiums, state spending, and hospital spending on uncompensated care.
The authors reviewed literature on racially or ethnically motivated violent extremism (REMVE), analyzed social media data from six platforms, and created a global network map to better understand how to inform counter-REMVE strategies online.
Jun 7, 2022
Heather J. Williams, Luke J. Matthews, Pauline Moore, Matthew A. DeNardo, James V. Marrone, Brian A. Jackson, William Marcellino, Todd C. Helmus
The objective was to conduct a systematic review of toolkit evaluations intended to spread interventions to improve healthcare quality. We aimed to determine the components, uptake, and effectiveness of publicly available toolkits.
Jun 7, 2022
Susanne Hempel, Claire E. O'Hanlon, Yee-Wei Lim, Marjorie Danz, Jody Larkin, Lisa V. Rubenstein
In this report, the authors examine adoption and use of instructional materials using survey self-reports from teachers across the United States and from a network of states that is focused on improving use of standards-aligned materials.
Jun 7, 2022
Sy Doan, Julia H. Kaufman, Ashley Woo, Andrea Prado Tuma, Melissa Kay Diliberti, Sabrina Lee
Although portrayals of Russia's disinformation machine as organized and well-resourced are exaggerated, social media disinformation can cause serious harm to U.S. interests. This report provides recommendations to better counter this threat.
This report summarizes research into how violent nonstate actors adapt to changes in their operational environments and provides recommendations on how the Army might anticipate such adaptations and mitigate them before they occur.
Jun 6, 2022
Michael Vasseur, Chad C. Serena, Colin P. Clarke, Irina A. Chindea, Erik E. Mueller, Nathan Vest
This Perspective reviews and weighs solutions to the equity concerns surrounding older-adult transportation. A framework is presented for communities to explore and assess how well they are serving the transportation needs of older adults.
The authors synthesize evidence from studies of interventions that facilitate transitions between health care systems, such as the transition from the Military Health System (MHS) to the Veterans Health Administration (VHA).
Jun 3, 2022
Eric Apaydin, Victoria Delavale, Ning Fu, Jody Larkin, Ino Chough, Aneesa Motala, Susanne Hempel
In this report, researchers discuss how the United States should seek to balance the potential gains of the era of fifth-generation wireless networks with the potential loss of privacy and of control of personal data.
Key U.S. allies in Europe have been deepening defense cooperation with regional partners in the Indo-Pacific region. A November 2021 RAND Corporation event hosted experts to discuss the growing role of Europe in Asia.
Jun 2, 2022
Ashton B. Carter, Mathieu Duchâtel, Alexandra Sakaki, Veerle Nouwens, Michito Tsuruoka, Jeffrey W. Hornung, Scott W. Harold
This cross-sectional study used pharmacy claims to examine the association of state policies with the odds of receiving buprenorphine treatment from a nurse practitioner or physician assistant versus a physician.
Jun 2, 2022
Jordan M. Harrison, Rose Kerber, Barbara Andraka-Christou, Mark J. Sorbero, Bradley D. Stein
This study developed five qualitative scenarios of what the UK labour market may look like in the future. They focused on the construction, wholesale and retail, higher education, transport and logistics, health and social care, and energy sectors.
The authors examined the prevalence of co-occurring opioid use disorder and willingness to engage in treatment among clients of eight Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health outpatient clinics.
Jun 1, 2022
Allison J. Ober, Sarah B. Hunter, Colleen M. McCullough, Isabel Leamon, Michael McCreary, Ivan Beas, Alanna Montero, Derjung M. Tarn, Elizabeth Bromley, Brian Hurley, John Sheehe, Jeremy Martinez, Katherine E. Watkins
In interviews with clinicians, they expressed barriers to delivering chronic kidney disease care. To address barriers, clinicians outlined intervention points, such as building models, and structural triggers to identify patients who may be appropriate for palliative care.
Jun 1, 2022
Natalie Ernecoff, Lindsay F. Bell, Robert Arnold, Christopher M. Shea, Galen E. Switzer, Manisha Jhamb, Jane O. Schell, Dio Kavalieratos
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