Like many Eastern European countries in the early 1990s, Romania had a history of low contraception use and a high rate of abortion. Starting in 1999, progress accelerated dramatically thanks to a number of critical and complementary interventions; a national health insurance scheme, the privatization of health providers, extensive policy change, training to enable more providers to offer family planning services, and a heavy focus on rural access.
I began to wonder if the Ask Me 3™ framework could have been used to guide the presidential debates. Would we have better information to guide our selection if the moderator prefaced each topic area with the Ask Me 3™ questions?
JSI’s Jim Maxwell, Rachel Tobey, and Christine Barron outline five strategies to help community health centers to participate in and/or lead accountable care organizations.
Read more from our Senior Consultant, Jeremy Cantor, how factors outside the clinic walls such as educational opportunity and community environments play a more significant role in determining health outcomes than access to care and genetics.
JSI expert staff offer five key observations regarding emerging safety-net Accountable Care Organizations and suggest broad policy implications.
A new video and toolkit may help clinics reach that goal.
JSI Senior Consultant Ann Keehn sees a promising shift taking place in the American health care system towards better integration of public health and medical care.