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By: Maria-Elena De Trinidad Young, Hannah Sarnoff, Dana Lang, A. Susana Ramírez,
Although immigration policy is recognized as a social determinant of health, less is known about how mechanisms, such as news coverage of policy, influence intermediary and proximal health processes like seeking health care. More
By: Rowan G. M. Smeets, Dorijn F. L. Hertroijs, Ferdinand C. Mukumbang, Mariëlle E. A. L. Kroese, Dirk Ruwaard, Arianne M. J. Elissen,
Context: The complexity of integrated care and the need for transferable evaluation insights ask for a suitable evaluation paradigm. Realist… More
By: Aditi P. Sen, Yashaswini Singh, Mark K. Meiselbach, Matthew D. Eisenberg, Gerard F. Anderson,
Context: State and federal policymakers considering introduction of a health insurance “public option” can learn from Washington State, which… More
By: Michael D. Rozier, Kavita Patel, MD, MS, Dori A. Cross,
Context: Health care delivery is now inextricably linked to the use of electronic health records (EHRs), which exert considerable influence over… More
By: David H. Rehkopf, Frank F. Furstenberg, Holly Elser, Christian Jackson, Nicole Levy, John W. Rowe, The Aging Society Research Network,
Context: Although it is recognized that aspects of US state environments impact the likelihood that older adults age successfully, there is currently… More
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By: Will Boles, Ruth Kennedy, Emma Siewert, Diane Rowland, Barbara Lyons, Rebekah E. Gee,
Twelve states have not yet expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. In a new Perspective, Will Boles of Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, along with Ruth Kennedy, Emma Siewert, Diane Rowland, Barbara Lyons, and Rebekah E. Gee, suggest that Louisiana can serve as a model for new Medicaid expansion states seeking to rapidly enroll people within a limited administrative budget. More
By: David S. Curtis, Thomas E. Fuller-Rowell, Daniel L. Carlson, Ming Wen, Michael R. Kramer,
Low birth weight and infant mortality rates vary among place and racial group in the United States, with economic resources being a likely fundamental contributor to these disparities. The goals of this study were to examine time-varying county median income as a predictor of LBW rates and Black-White LBW disparities and to test county prevalence and racial disparities in maternal sociodemographic and health risk factors as mediators. More
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