ATLANTA– Mayor Kasim Reed today announced that the City of Atlanta has entered the next phase of its pilot program with the World Economic Forum to improve outcomes and reduce costs for patients suffering with heart failure. More than one hundred representatives from healthcare providers, patient advocacy groups, public sector organizations, pharmaceutical companies,… more »
ATLANTA– Public Support Growing For End-of-Life Options, Georgia Health Policy Center Study Finds
Public opinion supporting euthanasia and suicide for terminally ill patients has grown over the last 40 years, according to a Georgia Health Policy Center study, published online in the Journal of Death and Dying.
Opinions vary by age, gender and religious affiliation, researchers said.
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ATLANTA–The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA), in partnership with Southface and the Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC), is pleased to announce the support of The Kresge Foundation in a joint venture with local public housing authorities (PHAs) to improve the ability of PHAs to address residents’ health through better quality housing and improved access… more »
For Immediate Release March 30, 2017
Contact: Lori Solomon, 404-413-0280, firstname.lastname@example.org 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 »
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.
ATLANTA– Thirty photographs that document the transition of five individuals moving from long-term care facilities back into the community will be displayed as part of the “Gaining Freedom, Coming Home” exhibition on Wednesday, Nov. 16 from 4-7 p.m. at Georgia State University’s Centennial Hall.
The exhibit showcases the journeys of five people — Yaser,… more »
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Names Georgia Health Policy Center National Center for Bridging for Health Initiative
ATLANTA–Georgia State University’s Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC) has been named a national coordinating center by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to support the Bridging for Health: Improving Community Health Through Innovations in Financing initiative aimed at helping regions, states and communities improve health and reduce disparities through innovations in collaboration and… more »
ATLANTA—The Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC) at Georgia State University has received a five-year, $2,669,903 award from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that will allow the GHPC and partnering organizations to look at transfusion-related complications in patients with hemoglobin disorders (sickle cell disease and thalassemia) and improve their outcomes.
Many individuals… more »
Researchers from the Georgia Health Policy Center at Georgia State University and Tulane University published the article “Identifying Hospitals That May Be At Most Financial Risk From Medicaid Disproportionate-Share Hospital Payment Cuts” in the November issue of Health Affairs, a theme issue, titled “Collaborating For Community Health.” Health Affairs, a peer-reviewed publication, is… more »
The Georgia Health Policy Center was one of four public health institutes selected to host a state forum to advance the practice of bridging public health and health care by the National Network of Public Health Institutes, with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
While there have been many national conversations on bridging public… more »