Continuing a long tradition of supporting rural communities in community health systems development, researchers from the Georgia Health Policy Center made several presentations at the National Rural Health Association Conference held in San Diego, Calif. May 9-12, in partnership with project officers from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration’s Federal Office of Rural… more »
During the 2015-2016 school year, the program, administered by the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, Office of Children, Young Adults, and Families, built… more »
Women and minority groups report experiencing higher levels of workplace bullying, according to a new study by Georgia State University researchers. Listen to Brandon and co-author Linda Treiber discuss their study on GPB’s On Second Thought on May 8.
The study, published in the journal Social Science Research, found that… more »
Chris Parker, GHPC’s director of population and global health, was quoted on March 29 in the Georgia Health News article, “Affluent suburban counties remain Georgia’s healthiest, rankings show.” The article focuses on county health rankings based on eight components: overall health outcomes; length of life; quality of life; overall health factors; health behaviors; clinical care; social… more »
Bridging for Health Advisory Panel Insights Part 2: Keeping an Eye on Innovations in Financing Upstream Drivers of Health
We recently asked the Bridging for Health advisory panel for their insights on innovative ways to finance upstream drivers of health.
Sources of Money “I think there are two pots of money to pay attention to: financing (finding an investment partner) and finding the money associated with value that’s created from the intervention itself… more »
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) appears to be having an impact on medicalizing treatment of substance use disorder (SUD), according to a study recently published in the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs. While organizational changes at treatment centers and shifts in treatment approaches were modest from 2010-2014, the increases in referrals from health care providers,… more »
Bridging for Health Advisory Panel Insights Part 1: Strengthening Coalitions to Improve Health Equity
“Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.” — Henry Ford
Building and sustaining a strong coalition of diverse, yet invested participants is no small challenge. We recently asked the Bridging for Health advisory panel for their tips for building an inclusive collaborative, pitfalls to… more »
The number of resources available to catalyze and support community health improvement efforts is growing substantially. Users report that platforms have positively influenced their health transformation efforts. Yet, there are opportunities for growth and maturation among online platforms in the areas of collaboration, technological advancement, and knowledge sharing. A future focus on these areas may… more »
For Immediate Release March 30, 2017
Contact: Lori Solomon, 404-413-0280, email@example.com Georgia Health Policy Center, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University
ATLANTA—Women and minority groups report experiencing higher levels of workplace bullying, according to a new study by Georgia State University researchers.
The study, published in the… 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 »