Children develop fastest in their earliest years, and the skills and abilities they develop in those years lay the foundation for their future success.
ACOs use a range of approaches to segment, or group, their sickest and costliest patients by the level of care management they require. By engaging primary care clinicians’ help in subdividing the high-need, high-cost (HCHN) patient population, ACOs can increase the usefulness of results and frontline...
This report presents the 30-month impact findings from a national experimental evaluation of the Adult and Dislocated Worker programs. It also provides the cost-benefit analysis results.
This paper examines published and gray literature describing how health care organizations both segment their HNHC populations into subgroups and target care management and other resources to subgroups.
This Health Services Research study aimed to develop claims‐based measures of comprehensiveness of primary care physicians (PCPs) and summarize their associations with health care utilization and cost.
In 2008, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration commissioned Mathematica to conduct a national random assignment evaluation of the Workforce Investment Act Adult and Dislocated Worker programs' effectiveness.
The Money Follows the Person Demonstration is a federal initiative to help states reduce their reliance on institutional care for people needing long-term care, and expand options for elderly people and individuals with disabilities to receive care in the community.
Mathematica is identifying innovative interventions and initiatives that may be relevant to the Federal Employees' Compensation Act (FECA) client/customer population, and will develop research and evaluation design options for generating new evidence in the field.
The Evaluation of Employment Coaching for TANF and Related Populations is a five-year evaluation of employment coaching interventions to help Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients and other low-income people reach their goals of economic security.
Impacts on Family Outcomes of Evidence-Based Early Childhood Home Visiting: Results from the Mother and Infant Home Visiting Program Evaluation
The Effects of Home Visiting on Prenatal Health, Birth Outcomes, and Health Care Use in the First Year of Life: Final Implementation and Impact Findings from the Mother and Infant Home Visiting Program Evaluation-Strong Start
Given the potentially negative societal, personal, medical and financial ramifications of poor birth outcomes, improving birth outcomes—especially among socioeconomically disadvantaged women—has been a long-standing policy goal.
A Summary of Results from the MIHOPE and MIHOPE-Strong Start Studies of Evidence-Based Home Visiting
A healthy birth and positive experiences in early childhood can promote health and development.
Juvenile Probation Transformation: Applying the Approach in Lucas County, OH, and Pierce County, WA
Probation is the most frequently used disposition in juvenile court, and has become the primary alternative to youth incarceration in the past two decades.
Past Frequent Emergency Department Use Predicts Mortality
This groundbreaking study in the January issue of Health Affairs finds that frequent emergency department (ED) users are at higher risk for mortality compared with similar patients receiving emergency care.