In partnership with the Center for Excellence in Assisted Living (CEAL), researchers in the Program on Aging, Disability, and Long-Term Care are announcing publication of a first-of-its-kind manual to improving practices and informing policies in assisted living communities through the use of a collaborative method of research – community-based participatory research (CBPR). A Manual for… Read more »
The NC Health Profession Data System has released a report entitled, Trends in Graduate Medical Education In North Carolina: Challenges and Next Steps
Updated descriptive statistics have been posted for the State Health Plan database, part of the Carolina Cost and Quality Initiative (CCQI) project. CCQI project data is only available to UNC researchers.
FY2011 North Carolina Hospital Discharge Data are now available for use by academic researchers. Please click here to visit our webpages for more information. Inpatient, Ambulatory Surgery and Emergency Department databases are available. The NC Hospital Discharge Data are not public information, but a searchable public version of the NC data is available through HCUP.net . … Read more »
A recent study out of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and the UNC Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research helps explain why black patients with lung cancer are not recommended surgery as often as white lung cancer patients. Typical reasons involve poor patient-physician communication and a lack… Read more »
Initially, the mission of the Sheps Center is discussed, followed by a narrative review of its research, technical assistance, and training activities. The research and technical assistance activities are described by program area, followed by a description of the Center‘s graduate and postgraduate education activities and the library and informational services available. The next sections… Read more »
Thomas KC, Ellis AR,McConville R, Morrissey JP. Projected Costs of North Carolina’s Health Coverage for Workers with Disabilities, prepared for the North Carolina Medicaid Infrastructure Grant, July 2008.
North Carolina Uninsured 2005 NC Legislative District Estimates of the Number of Uninsured in North Carolina Percent of North Carolinians Aged 0-64 Without Health Insurance MAP Percent of North Carolinians Aged 0-64 Without Health Insurance by Senate District MAP Percent of North Carolinians Aged 0-64 Without Health Insurance by House District MAP
Direct care workers provide an estimated 70 to 80 percent of the paid hands-on long term care and personal assistance for Americans who are elderly, chronically ill or live with disabilities. Direct care worker refers to a category of workers in various long-term care settings who are the frontline workers on care teams. Their jobs… Read more »
Although national estimates of health insurance coverage rates typically show little or no difference between rural and urban areas in the per cent of residents with health insurance, if only individuals below the age of 65 are considered, rural residents are more likely to lack health insurance. When individual states are considered, rural residents are… Read more »
This report provides county-level estimates of the number and percentage of people under the age of 65 who are uninsured in 2004.
Reducing Mortality from Motor Vehicle Crashes for Children 0 through 14 Years of Age: Success in New York and North Dakota
This project was funded to review the evidence regarding effective interventions to reduce mortality among children in motor vehicle crashes and to explore what was and is happening in New York and North Dakota that contributes to their success.
This report provides annual county-level estimates of the number and percentage of people under the age of 65 who are uninsured for 2002.