The study by SPH graduate Laura Attanasio and Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil examined data on hospital-based births in New York state in 2014 and found that hospitals with more midwife-attended births had lower rates of cesarean birth and episiotomy among low-risk women.
A commentary written by Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil and Assistant Professor Carrie Henning-Smith points out that one-in-five rural residents is a person of color or Indigenous person, and the communities where they reside often face the greatest health risks.
Research from Assistant Professor Rachel Hardeman found insurance coverage increased significantly — by 17.5 percent — for individuals with probation following implementation of the ACA’s key provisions in 2014.
The findings from a new study by Professor Jean Abraham include discovering that market competition from a larger number of insurers operating in a state is associated with greater plan type diversity and platinum plan availability.
Research from Professor Lynn Blewett found the cost of a national reinsurance program can range from $5.3 billion to $15.7 billion per year based on varying coverage limits and payment rates.
A study by researcher Stuart Grande shows mHealth apps, such as Genia, help children with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis share their needs and experiences with their families and care teams.
Each year, teams from across the U.S. and Canada come together for the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Health Administration Case Competition. For the second year in a row, the team from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health MHA program took first place.
The study, co-authored by Associate Professor Ezra Golberstein and led by SPH graduate and University of Pittsburgh Assistant Professor Coleman Drake (PhD ’18), evaluated the influence of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) of 2008 on the use of outpatient and clinic-based mental health services and spending.
Professor Jim Begun received the Award for Outstanding Contributions to Graduate and Professional Education and becomes a member the University’s Academy of Distinguished Teachers. Begun focuses on building engagement with students to make learning more effective and is a past recipient of SPH’s Leonard M. Schuman Award for Excellence in Teaching.
A commentary by Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil says addressing the well-being of infants with opioid-affected births requires renewed efforts to prevent, detect, and treat opioid use disorders among mothers.
Professor Jon Christianson co-authored a commentary describing a range of proposals by the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) to address rapidly increasing pharmaceutical expenditures.
A Q&A with Linda Fried, Dean of Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health.