This article describes access to medical care among injured workers in the state of California, as mandated by Labor Code Section 5307.2.
RAND Health Quarterly
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In This Issue: 2018, Vol. 8, No. 3
Assessing the Preparedness of the Health Care System Infrastructure in Six European Countries for an Alzheimer's Treatment
This research analyzes the preparedness of the health care systems in six European countries to ensure timely diagnosis and treatment of patients if an Alzheimer's disease–modifying therapy becomes available.
This study reviews possible patient-empowered approaches to medical record matching and recommends for further development and pilot testing a three-stage solution that uses mobile phones and app-based functionality.
RAND Corporation researchers have conducted multiple studies to examine park use and assess parks’ role in promoting physical activity. This article describes their methods, findings, and recommendations.
Monitoring Californians' Mental Health: Population Surveillance Reveals Gender, Racial/Ethnic, Age, and Regional Disparities
Data from the California Health Interview Survey can facilitate the state, regional, and county tracking of key mental health indicators, including mental health services, service use, unmet need for services, and mental health–related functioning.
This study provides information on the results of a garrison-level analysis of survey data from the RAND Arroyo Center's 2014 formal needs assessment survey of active component soldiers and an exploration of help-seeking via focus groups.
Evaluating an Operator Physical Fitness Test Prototype for Tactical Air Control Party and Air Liaison Officers: A Preliminary Analysis of Test Implementation
This article provides a preliminary evaluation effort of the implementation of the physical tests and standards being adopted by the U.S. Air Force Tactical Air Control Party and Air Liaison Officer career fields.
Evaluation of the Strength Aptitude Test and Other Fitness Tests to Qualify Air Force Recruits for Physically Demanding Specialties
This study evaluates the Strength Aptitude Test and related fitness tests to identify strategies for ensuring airmen can meet job-related physical requirements.
Ensuring that blood remains available and safe for the Joint military community requires sophisticated logistical support and a dependable supply chain. The authors explore approaches to improving the resiliency of the blood supply chain.
Gaza suffers a shortage of potable water and a lack of wastewater sanitation. The authors relate Gaza's water problems to its energy challenges, examine the public health implications of the crisis, and recommend steps to avert a regional disaster.
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