Press Releases

Mayor Kasim Reed Announces the Next Phase of Heart Failure Pilot with World Economic Forum

Posted On October 5, 2017
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  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 »

GHPC’s Brandon Atell Featured on GSU’s News Hub

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.

This is… more »

Georgia Receives $391,000 Grant from The Kresge Foundation for “Healthy Families” Project

Posted On July 27, 2017
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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 »

Women, Minorities More Likely to Report Workplace Bullying, Research Study Shows

Posted On March 30, 2017
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For Immediate Release March 30, 2017

Contact: Lori Solomon, 404-413-0280, 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 »

Regional Collaborative for Health Improvement Appoints First Executive Director

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.

The Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC) at Georgia State University, with the United Way of Greater… more »

Photography Exhibit Documents Journeys from Long-Term Care Back to the Community

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 »

Georgia State University Receives $2.7 Million Federal Grant to Improve Blood Transfusion Outcomes

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 »

GHPC researcher’s study featured in November Issue of Health Affairs

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 »