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  • A stock photo of a health insurance application form focused on the word, "Medicaid," photo by LPETTET/Getty Images

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    Expanding Insurance Coverage to Undocumented Immigrants in Connecticut

    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.

    Jun 7, 2022

    Preethi Rao, Federico Girosi, Christine Eibner

  • Abubakar Shekau, leader of Boko Haram from 2009 to 2021, speaks in an unknown location in Nigeria in this still image from a video obtained on January 15, 2018, handout from Sahara Reporters via Reuters

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    Understanding and Reducing the Ability of Violent Nonstate Actors to Adapt to Change

    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

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    Transportation Equity for Older Adults

    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.

    Jun 3, 2022

    Laura Fraade-Blanar, Ryan Best, Regina A. Shih

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    Programs for Care System Transitions in Mental Health: A Systematic Review

    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

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    The Growing Role of Europe in Asia: Connecting the Atlantic and the Indo-Pacific

    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

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    Journal Article

    State Policies and Buprenorphine Prescribing by Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants

    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

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    Mental Health Emergency Hotlines in the United States: An Evidence Inventory (2012–2021)

    This tool provides summary information to policymakers and agency administrators regarding studies on mental health emergency hotlines in the United States.

    Jun 2, 2022

    Ryan K. McBain, Samantha Matthews, Jonathan H. Cantor, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, Armenda Bialas, Nicole K. Eberhart, Joshua Breslau

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    America's 5G Era: Balancing Big Data and Privacy

    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.

    Jun 2, 2022

    Jennifer Brookes, James Bonomo, Timothy M. Bonds

  • NASA successfully hot-fire tested a 3-D printed copper combustion tank liner. NASA successfully hot-fire tested a 3-D printed copper combustion chamber liner with an E-Beam Free Form Fabrication manufactured nickel-alloy jacket, photo by NASA/MSFC/David Olive

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    Use of Predictive Analytic Tools to Assess Technological Emergences and Acquisition Targets

    Using patent filings, the authors analyze the current position of the United States relative to China in selected technology areas of interest to the Department of the Air Force.

    Jun 2, 2022

    Richard Silberglitt, Anna Jean Wirth, Christopher A. Eusebi, Inez Khan, Jasmin Léveillé, Steven W. Popper

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    Journal Article

    Conceptual Framework for Understanding Incident Management Systems During Public Health Emergencies

    We present a conceptual framework of incident management drawn from expert feedback, and a review of literature on incident management and related fields.

    Jun 1, 2022

    Aaron Clark-Ginsberg, Holly Fisher, Jalal Awan, Adriana Rico, Tracy Thomas, Dale Rose, Sara Vagi, Leecresia Jenkins, Christopher Nelson

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    Journal Article

    Digital Technologies for the Surveillance, Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases: A Scoping Review of the Research Literature, 2015–2019

    The objective of this review is to obtain an estimate of the size and nature of the literature available on digital technologies with the potential to benefit or disrupt public health functions, focusing on infectious disease surveillance, prevention and control.

    Jun 1, 2022

    Gemma-Claire Ali, Advait Deshpande, Joe Francombe, Evangelos Gkousis, Emily Ryen Gloinson, Salil Gunashekar, Brandi Leach, Sarah Parkinson, Helena de Carvalho Gomes

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    Digital Technologies for Key Public Health Functions: Results of an ECDC Expert Consultation, May/June 2021

    In 2019, the ECDC initiated a project to assess the impact of technical advances on its key functions. The results will serve as a source of information for ECDC and its stakeholders to prepare for and benefit from advances to improve disease surveillance, prevention and control.

    Jun 1, 2022

    Joe Francombe, Emily Ryen Gloinson, Tina D. Purnat, Christian Avram, Petronella Nyakundi, Luciana Muresan, Helena de Carvalho Gomes, Salil Gunashekar

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    Journal Article

    Labour Market and Skills Demand: Horizon Scanning and Scenarios

    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.

    Jun 1, 2022

    Fay Dunkerley, Michaela Bruckmayer, Lillian Flemons, Joanna Hofman, Mann Virdee, Sally Wright, Terence Hogarth

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    Journal Article

    Opioid Use Disorder Among Clients of Community Mental Health Clinics: Prevalence, Characteristics, and Treatment Willingness

    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

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    Journal Article

    Evaluation of a Home-Based, Nurse Practitioner–led Advanced Illness Care Program

    Evaluation of a nurse-led, home-based serious illness care program (Advanced Illness Care) at UPMC, a health system in Pittsburgh, PA.

    Jun 1, 2022

    Natalie Ernecoff, Stefanie C. Altieri-Dunn, Andrew Bilderback, Cindy L. Wilson, Susan Saxon, Namita Ahuja Yende, Robert Arnold, Michael Boninger

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    Journal Article

    Serious Illness Communication Skills Training During a Global Pandemic

    Description of adaptation of communication skills training to tele-training during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Jun 1, 2022

    Jared Chiarchiaro, Robert Arnold, Natalie Ernecoff, Rene Claxton, Julie W. Childers, Jane O. Schell

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    Journal Article

    Examining the Course of Transitions from Hospital to Home-Based Palliative Care: A Mixed Methods Study

    Mixed methods study of transitions from hospital to home for palliative care/hospice.

    Jun 1, 2022

    Stephanie Saunders, Marianne Weiss, Chris Meaney, Tieghan Killackey, Jaymie Varenbut, Emily Lovrics, Natalie Ernecoff, Amy T. Hsu, Maya Stern, Ramona Mahtani, Kirsten Wentlandt, Sarina R. Isenberg

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    Journal Article

    Clinicians' Perceptions of Collaborative Palliative Care Delivery in Chronic Kidney Disease

    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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    Journal Article

    Use of Theoretical Frameworks in the Development and Testing of Palliative Care Interventions

    To document the prevalence and application of theoretical frameworks in developing and testing palliative care interventions, we conducted a secondary analysis of previously published systematic reviews of palliative care randomized clinical trials.

    Jun 1, 2022

    Mary Pilar Ingle, Devon Check, Daniel Hogan Slack, Sarah H. Cross, Natalie Ernecoff, Daniel D. Matlock, Dio Kavalieratos

  • Law enforcement officers stand near the site of a shooting at a gun store in Metairie, Louisiana, February 20, 2021, photo by Catherine Koppel/Reuters

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    Mass Attacks Defense Toolkit

    RAND researchers created this tool to advance efforts to prevent and reduce intentional, interpersonal firearm violence and public mass attacks in the United States.

    May 31, 2022

    John S. Hollywood, Dic Donohue, Tara Richardson, Cliff Karchmer, Jordan R. Reimer, Thomas Edward Goode, Dulani Woods, Pauline Moore, Patricia A. Stapleton, Erik E. Mueller, Mark Pope, Tom Scott