Go beyond traditional methodologies, use partnerships and keep accessibility in mind when conducting health needs assessments of people with disabilities, a pair of Commonwealth Medicine researchers suggest in a recent blog post for the AEA365 blog.
Who We are
UMass Medical School's Center for Health Policy and Research is dedicated to research, evaluation, and education initiatives that advance public health policy and outcomes worldwide.
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Where We’ll be Next...
IHI 15th Annual International Summit on Improving Patient Care in the Office Practice and the Community
Mar. 9-11, 2014 — Washington, DC
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) international summit attracts more than 1,000 revolutionary thinkers and front-line practitioners from around the globe. This three-day conference will focus on identifying new ways to create a culture of continuous improvement and to engage patients and communities in redesigning care.
We will be exhibiting at this event. We hope to see you there!
Projects and Publications
February 01, 2014
In a neighborhood near you: How community health workers help people obtain health insurance and primary care
Authors from the MassAHEC Network describe how Community Health Workers are instrumental in outreach, education and enrollment efforts to support individuals and families navigating the new ACA health insurance mandate.