Research from Professor Jean Abraham showed expanded ACA and Medicaid health coverage options didn’t prompt employers to drop health benefits to cut costs.
Assistant Professor Dori Cross found that the use of health information exchange portals in skilled nursing facilities is languishing due to multiple barriers to their timely and consistent use.
A study by PhD student Jiani Yu shows the use of telemedicine grew nearly 7-fold in Minnesota between 2010 and 2015.
A study co-authored by Associate Professor Nathan Shippee shows amphetamine-related hospitalizations increased more than 270 percent, costing up to $2.17 billion per year.
A study by Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil shows that more than 60 percent of rural moms with opioid use disorder give birth in local hospitals that may have more limited capacity to care for them and their babies.
The $505 million “Javon Bea Hospital” will offer multiple trauma centers, neonatal care units, and serve 15 counties in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin.
Professor Kathleen Call is leading a study to identify and characterize hotspot communities in Minnesota with high uninsurance rates.
Assistant Professor Dori Cross found that practices with improved performance for chronic disease patients were receptive to new ideas, fostered intrinsic motivation among staff, and pursued new staff and workflow models.
Research from Associate Professor Tetyana Shippee showed that factors impacting family satisfaction with a relative’s nursing home care were consistent when comparing data from two very different states, Minnesota and Ohio.
A study led by Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman found public health lacks a universal way of measuring structural racism and urges researchers to expand ways to quantify it for the study of its association with, and as a driver of, physical and mental health inequities.