As HIV more widely is considered a chronic disease and HIV care is returning more to the primary care workforce, AIDS Education and Training Centers are available to support the health care teams starting with those with little experience in HIV to develop the knowledge and skills needed to care for this often underserved population, to those who continue to need ongoing support to continue to provide state-of-the-art care for people living with HIV.
Article on the effects of Massachusetts health reform on working-age people with disabilities. The Massachusetts outcomes demonstrate that insurance subsidies, Medicaid expansions for low-income adults, and enrollment initiatives can lead to substantial reductions in uninsurance and cost-related problems obtaining care among working-age people with disabilities.
This report summarizes recommendations that were developed to establish a more consistent approach to operationalizing the case definition for the purpose of public health surveillance among adults with intellectual disability in the United States.
A study on individual and system-level characteristics associated with mammography in women with intellectual disabilities, who are less likelly to undergo screening mammography.
The Massachusetts Medicaid Policy Institute (MMPI) released MassHealth: The Basics written by Robert Seifert and Andrew Cohen.
Presentaiton on the results and implications of a survey of mental health directors in all 51 state and federal prison systems on the extent of self-injurious behavior by inmates, including incidence and prevalence, adverse consequences, and management.
The Clinical Pharmacy Services Insider provides objective information on the latest pharmacy products approved by the FDA.
This presentation provides an overview of the Massachusetts Pediatric Bundled Payment Pilot, including goals and objectives, eligibility requirements, scope of services, implementation plans, and outcome measures.
This presentation outlines benefits, rational, and services when designing home and community based programs.
This commentary is part of a collection of articles that describe various aspects of incorporating content into the medical school curriculum to enhance the preparation of today’s medical students to meet the needs of people with disabilities. The authors briefly describe the scope of the problem and define the population of people with disabilities that constitutes the focus of the work described in the other articles in this collection.
Journal article on the benefits of teaching medical students about working with patients with disabilities.
Pipeline PredictorRx™ evaluates new drugs, expected to have a significant clinical or financial impact.
The changes enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act are designed to substantially increase health insurance coverage. The authors analyze health care reform to assess the potential for increased insurance coverage among persons with disabilities.
This study seeks information about the prevalence, epidemiology, and management of self-injurious behavior by inmates in U.S. prison systems.
An article in the Ryan White Voices Caregiver Stories series that describes the experience as a nurse pratictioner treating patients when the AIDS epidemic began in the early 1980s.
This report provides a snapshot of the innovative programs we have initiated and conducted on behalf of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Our team has generated revenue and achieved cost avoidance totaling $26 billion over a 15-year period. Much can be accomplished when the family of state agencies in Massachusetts collaborate and combine their strengths to better serve the public.
Pipeline Trends features concise, impartial data on drugs in development and their potential place in therapy. This issue includes updates on aclidinium bromide, aflibercept, dimethyl fumarate, elvitegravir, and other new drugs.