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  • Building the Evidence for Domestic Violence Services and Interventions: Intermediate Health and Patient-Centered Outcomes
    July, 2017 - Since 2015, JSI has partnered with the Blue Shield of California Foundation (BSCF) to support strengthening the evidence base for the impact of DV programs in order to sustain DV services and interventions long-term. As part of this work, JSI conducted a literature review to determine the range of intermediate ...
  • Care Management Summary - Colorado Team-Based Care Initiative Change Package Tool
    May, 2017 - Care Management Summary from the Team-Based Care Initiative Change Package Toolkit. Ensuring patients who are at high risk or have complex needs are well cared for during and between office visits. Download (PDF, 160 KB) ...
  • Colorado Team-Based Care Initiative Change Package Tool
    March, 2017 - The Change Package is a tool used to support practice transformation by serving as an evidence- and experience-based guide for both the program team and the participating practices. Based on the evidence and best practices around team-based care (TBC), this change package draws on the work of LEAP, the IOM, ...
  • District of Columbia Health Systems Plan 2017
    2017 - Over the past decade, there has been an increased understanding among policy-makers, public officials, and providers of the importance of developing broad system-wide plans that guide how public and provider agencies and service providers should work collectively to strengthen regional health systems. The District of Columbia’s (DC) State Health Planning ...
  • Domestic Violence Health Care Partnerships (DVHCP) Sustainability Primer
    June, 2017 - The Domestic Violence Health Care Partnerships (DVHCP) Sustainability Primer is a tool that will provide DVHCP partners guidance on three fundamental aspects of sustainability: Developing a value proposition Designing a funding approach Identifying funding sources. There is no one-size-fits-all approach or single, adequate source of funding. These materials and concepts ...
  • Identifying and Vaccinating Uninsured Adults - Strategies and Practices
    June, 2017 - The Identifying and Vaccinating Uninsured Adults guide assists state and local immunization programs and their partners in identifying and vaccinating uninsured and underinsured adults. This guide includes strategies, practices, and resources from 13 selected state immunization programs and their partners that have implemented activities or programs to improve access to ...
  • Prevent Lyme Disease Poster
    2017 - This poster was created to educate the public about Lyme disease and tick prevention to protect them from tick bites and tick-born diseases. Produced for Tick Free NH. JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc., 2017. Download (PDF, 492 KB) ...
  • Project Summary: Lyme Disease Prevention Tick Free NH Social Marketing Campaign
    2017 - Through the Tick Free New Hampshire project, a social marketing and grass-roots marketing campaign was created in an effort to prevent Lyme disease in New Hampshire through marketing, outreach and surveillance with a strong web/social component. JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc., 2017. Download (PDF, 1.02 MB) ...
  • Redesigning Primary Health Care Teams for Population Health and Quality Improvement
    May, 2017 - Over a the-year period, Penobscot Community Health Care, a federally qualified health center in Maine, implemented a primary care transformation initiative that redesigned its care teams and their workflows. Under this “Delegate Model,” Penobscot physicians assign tasks that they used to perform to trained care team medical assistants (CTMAs). The ...
  • Risk Adjustment's New Frontier: Social Determinants of Health
    June, 2017 - MassHealth is incorporating a new risk adjustment method as part of an important shift toward recognizing and ultimately addressing behavioral risk factors and social determinants of health. This short brief seeks to articulate why this development offers substantial promise. We also will attempt to demystify risk adjustment for non-experts. JSI, ...
  • Social Determinants and Teen Pregnancy Prevention: Exploring the Role of Nontraditional Partnerships
    December, 2016 - Addressing the social determinants of health (SDOH) that influence teen pregnancy is paramount to eliminating disparities and achieving health equity. Expanding prevention efforts from purely individual behavior change to improving the social, political, economic, and built environments in which people live, learn, work, and play may better equip vulnerable youth ...
  • The Benefits Divide: Workers at Lower-Wage Firms and Employer-Sponsored Insurance in Massachusetts
    August, 2017 - The low-wage workforce is growing, including in Massachusetts, leading to a greater disparity in health insurance coverage and health care access. In partnership with the Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA), JSI and CHIA developed this report to examine insurance hurdles facing lower-wage workers. 2017. Download (PDF, 915 KB) ...
  • The Health of the Transgender Community: Out, Proud, and Coming Into Their Own
    February, 2017 - For document library: pop up box for cover image is not working - this is the online summary for when I try again: With the public more aware than ever of the transgender population, now is a time for public health and health care professionals to understand and address their ...
  • The Rhode Island Ryan White Program Highlights & Successes
    December, 2016 - The Rhode Island Ryan White HIV Care Program gives people in Rhode Island who live with HIV access to culturally and linguistically appropriate medical and support services. Situated within the HIV Provision of Care & Special Populations Unit of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS), the program ...
  • Using Data to Manage Population Health Under Risk-Based Contracts
    June, 2017 - With value-based care, providers are increasingly being asked to take on more accountability, and in some cases financial risk, for cost and quality outcomes for a defined population. By reviewing this document, health centers can assess whether they are investing sufficiently in the clinical and administrative infrastructure and analytics to ...
  • Value-Based Payment Models for Community Health Centers. Time to (Cautiously) Take the Plunge?
    May, 2017 - In the current system, community Health centers (CHCs) provide care to all individuals, regardless of insurance status or ability to pay, they are entitled to a set level of reimbursement that is linked to the cost of care for Medicaid patients (standard Medicaid rates are insufficient in many settings). CHCs ...

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