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The author discusses the potential ways that teachers can affect students whom they do not teach and how research suggests that a teacher's indirect reach could account for a large proportion of his or her overall contribution to student learning.
The author discusses the use of value-added models (VAMs) to estimate teacher contribution to student progress, account for students' prior characteristics, and enable relative judgments, as well as the limitations of VAMs.
To assist the Army in its reorientation toward conventional combat operations, the authors of this report identify capability gaps in the field artillery and actions that the Army should consider taking from today to roughly 2030.
Dec 3, 2019
John IV Gordon, Igor Mikolic-Torreira, D. Sean Barnett, Katharina Ley Best, Scott Boston, Dan Madden, Danielle C. Tarraf, Jordan Willcox
The author draws on a large body of research on recruiting and examines tools and resources—including recruiters and recruiting management, eligibility criteria, and pay and bonuses—that can help the Army meet recruiting challenges.
This article presents a comprehensive theory describing how integrating structures, processes, and people within and across organizations might lead to integrated patient care and improved outcomes, including technical quality, efficiency, patient health, and both patient and provider experience.
Dec 3, 2019
Sara J. Singer, Michaela J. Kerrissey, Mark W. Friedberg, Russell S. Phillips
The use of health information technology (HIT) for such activities as arranging enabling services and engaging patients are underused tools for care coordination. There may be opportunities to improve quality of care for vulnerable patients by promoting health centers' use of HIT capabilities.
Dec 3, 2019
Ashley M. Kranz, Sarah Dalton, Cheryl L. Damberg, Justin W. Timbie
The Chicago Police Department's Strategic Decision Support Centers (SDSCs) serve as command, control, and communications hubs. In this report, the authors evaluate the processes, organizational structures, and technologies employed in the SDSCs.
Dec 3, 2019
John S. Hollywood, Kenneth N. McKay, Dulani Woods, Denis Agniel
For a 21st century workforce, you need 21st century skills. The authors of this Perspective offer recommendations to the U.S. Air Force to use lessons learned in different sectors to develop a strategy for airmen to learn and use 21st century skills.
Dec 2, 2019
Rebecca Herman, Samantha E. DiNicola, Charles P. Armentrout, Shirley M. Ross
In a survey of community health center medical directors in 9 Medicaid expansion states and DC, nearly 60% reported difficulty obtaining new specialist visits and multiple access barriers on behalf of their patients.
Nov 27, 2019
Justin W. Timbie, Ashley M. Kranz, Ammarah Mahmud, Cheryl L. Damberg
Researchers need qualitative data to understand how health systems actually work and influence clinical practice.
Nov 26, 2019
M. Susan Ridgely, Erin L. Duffy, Laura J. Wolf, Mary E. Vaiana, Dennis P. Scanlon, Christine Buttorff, Brigitt Leitzell, Sangeeta C. Ahluwalia, Lara Hilton, Denis Agniel, Amelia Haviland, Cheryl L. Damberg
This Perspective describes the limits of Russia's strategy in the Middle East, including the challenges from Russia's own political and economic systems, limitations from regional actors in the Middle East, and challenges from the United States.
The authors examine resources available to military-affiliated victims and perpetrators of child abuse/neglect and domestic abuse, barriers to utilization, and challenges faced in addressing these issues, and recommend ways to improve services.
Nov 25, 2019
Coreen Farris, Margaret Tankard, Praise O. Iyiewuare, Lynn Rosenthal, Angela Clague, Laura L. Miller, Peter Glick, Katharine Sieck, Radha Iyengar Plumb
This article estimates the impact on hospital utilisation and costs of a multi-faceted primary care intervention for older people identified as being at risk of avoidable hospitalisation. It concludes the intervention was not cost saving.
Nov 22, 2019
Josephine Exley, Gary A. Abel, Jose-Luis Fernandez, Emma Pitchforth, Silvia C. Mendonca, Miaoqing Yang, Martin Roland, Alistair McGuire
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