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The Essential Scan: Top Findings in Health Policy Research | Edition 41

What’s the latest in health policy research? The Essential Scan, produced by the Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy, aims to help keep you informed on the latest research and what it means for policymakers. (more…)

Incontinence affects more than 200m people worldwide, so why isn’t more being done to find a cure?

Urinary incontinence affects millions of people worldwide. This post discusses the state of research on prevention and treatment of the condition.

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The Essential Scan: Top Findings in Health Policy Research | Edition 40

What’s the latest in health policy research? The Essential Scan, produced by the Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy, aims to help keep you informed on the latest research and what it means for policymakers. (more…)

Reductions in Mid-Life Diabetes, Hypertension Increase Future Number of Americans with Dementia

Using large data sets and dynamic modeling, researchers find that improving cardiovascular health at middle and older ages is not enough to slow the growth in the number of older Americans with dementia further underscoring the need for treatment innovations that will delay or prevent dementia.   (more…)

The Essential Scan: Top Findings in Health Policy Research | Edition 39

What’s the latest in health policy research? The Essential Scan, produced by the Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy, aims to help keep you informed on the latest research and what it means for policymakers. (more…)

The Case for Reforming Competitive Bidding in Medicare Advantage

Experts propose to reforming the way that fixed monthly payments to MA plans are determined, replacing the current, overly complex structure with one that would enhance competition, simplify beneficiary choice through standardization, and save an estimated $10 billion annually. (more…)

The Essential Scan: Top Findings in Health Policy Research | Edition 38

What’s the latest in health policy research? The Essential Scan, produced by the Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy, aims to help keep you informed on the latest research and what it means for policymakers.  (more…)

Controlling Tuberculosis in Cambodia: Solutions from Listening to Patient and Community Views

Strengthening of primary (horizontal) health services for TB diagnosis and treatment in Cambodia are essential to improve perceptions and trust in the wider health system and to enhance tuberculosis control.

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The Essential Scan: Top Findings in Health Policy Research | Edition 37

What’s the latest in health policy research? The Essential Scan, produced by the Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy, aims to help keep you informed on the latest research and what it means for policymakers.  (more…)

The Essential Scan: Top Findings in Health Policy Research | Edition 36

What’s the latest in health policy research? The Essential Scan, produced by the Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy, aims to help keep you informed on the latest research and what it means for policymakers.  (more…)

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