UMass Medical School is partnering with MassHealth, the state Medicaid program, on a pilot that aims to improve health outcomes of children with high-risk asthma and reduce costly hospital visits through nontraditional interventions and services.
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.
Our approach informs all our work, including:
As part of a leading academic health sciences center, our high-quality, insightful research shapes public policy, from the bedside to the community.
Where We’ll be Next...
February 9-10 — Washington, DC
This event provides an experts perspective on the nation’s health policy agenda, and aims to provide clarity on the most critical health care issues and immediate policy priorities, with in-depth analysis from health policy insiders.
We will be exhibiting at this event. We hope to see you there!
Projects and Publications
October 01, 2014
Adverse event (AE) detection and reporting practices were compared during the first phase of the Emergency Department Safety Assessment and Follow-up Evaluation (ED-SAFE), a suicide intervention study. Findings provide support for utilizing multiple methods for more robust AE detection in suicide research.