June 14 is World Blood Donor Day, which serves to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products, and to thank blood donors for their voluntary, life-saving gifts of blood. The Georgia Health Policy Center encourages all who are able to donate blood, especially African-Americans. African-Americans and other black descendants have historically… more »
The Georgia Health Policy Center just released a video showcasing the process of community innovation as part of Bridging for Health: Improving Community Health Through Innovations in Financing, supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
The video highlights the Bridging for Health work in five participating communities and focuses on how leverage for… more »
ATLANTA–The Atlanta Regional Collaborative for Health Improvement (ARCHI) has received a four-year, $1 million grant from Kaiser Permanente of Georgia for operations support and the hiring of its first executive director, Kathryn Lawler.
Big systems are tough to change for the better.
Six years after the passage of the Affordable Care Act, public health leaders and their partner organizations are still grappling with how to define their roles in a rapidly evolving health system. They are looking for tools to guide them to respond strategically to the transformation… more »
September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month. The Georgia Health Policy Center is a data-coordinating center for multi-institutional projects focused on surveillance of and health promotion for individuals with blood disorders. GHPC is spearheading efforts focused on developing data methods for evaluating outcomes; disseminating provider- and patient-focused practice recommendations for reducing transfusion complications; and advising… more »
PCORI is seeking Letters of Intent (LOIs) for Independent Tier III projects through their Pipeline to Proposal Awards Initiative. This program supports the development of research proposals designed by research partnerships of researchers, patients, caregivers, and other healthcare stakeholders. The deadline for submitting a letter of inquiry is Thursday, June 30.
The purpose of the… more »
This year the Georgia Health Policy Center is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The center has grown from a local policy adviser to a national thought leader, but remains committed to tackling the nation’s biggest challenges in health and health care with a focus on improving well-being one community at a time.
Karen Minyard has overseen… more »
The Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC) will present at this year’s 143rd American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and Exposition. The Annual Meeting and Exposition is being held October 31 – November 4, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.
The meeting and exposition will include over 1,000 oral and poster sessions, the Public Health Expo, and offers an… more »
Please RSVP online to join us for our 20th Anniversary Celebration. We hope to see you in November!