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A National Strategy for Enabling Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Publication date: 
06/01/2012
‘My Thinker’s Not Working’: A National Strategy for Enabling Adults with Intellectual Disabilities Affected by Dementia to Remain in Their Community and Receive Quality Supports
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Rigorous Program Evaluations on a Budget: How Low-Cost Randomized Controlled Trials are Possible in Many Areas of Social Policy

Publication date: 
03/01/2012

To illustrate the feasibility and value of low-cost Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs) for policy officials and researchers, by providing concrete examples from diverse program areas. The guide summarizes five well-conducted, low-cost RCTs, carried out in real-world community settings.

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A State-by-State Report Card on Access to Palliative Care in our Nation’s Hospitals

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05/01/2011
This report, an update of the 2008 publication America’s Care of Serious Illness: A State-by-State Report Card on Access to Palliative Care in Our Nation’s Hospitals, is the result of collaboration between the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) and the National Palliative Care Research Center (NPCRC). Highlighting the current prevalence of hospital palliative care programs, the report was undertaken in an effort to understand changes in access to such programs in the United States.
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Philanthropy and Health: Trends and Opportunities in the Region

Publication date: 
04/01/2011
SCG's 2011 Signature Publication explores how foundations can best address health issues by ensuring responsive public policies and programs to address health inequities, as well as directly supporting community-based health programs that meet the needs of California's diverse communities.
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Grantmakers and Health Care Reform: A Conversation with E. Richard Brown, Director, UCLA Center for Health Policy Research

Publication date: 
04/01/2009
In this interview, Dr. Brown shares insights into key policy issues for grantmakers, including the regulatory environment, the impact of reform on local grantmaking and strategies to demonstrate effectiveness to policymakers.
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Report Briefs on Preventing Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Disorders Among Young People

Publication date: 
03/01/2009
Preventing Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Disorders Among Young People updates a 1994 Institute of Medicine book, Reducing Risks for Mental Disorders, focusing special attention on the research base and program experience with younger populations that have emerged since that time. Two Report Briefs are included in this link 1) Report Brief for Policymakers and 2) A Focus on Cost and Benefits.
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