On our blog, Heather Brom and Margo Brooks Carthon describe the development of THRIVE, a clinical pathway to support care transitions for Medicaid patients with multiple chronic conditions in Philadelphia. This work was jointly funded by Penn LDI and the Penn Center for Health Care Innovation. Blog
Held at Penn, the latest Center for Health Economics of Treatment Interventions for Substance Use Disorder, HCV, and HIV (CHERISH) workshop focused on increasing the adoption of evidence-based care, and included a robust discussion of medication-assisted treatment. News
Nwamaka Eneanya, Salama Freed, and Eleanor Rivera have been named as the next cohort of Penn's Center for Improving Care Delivery for the Aging (CICADA), which provides scholars from underrepresented backgrounds with training and mentoring in health services research on aging. News
In Health Affairs, Amol Navathe, Justin Bekelman, and Joshua Liao discuss the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposal to test bundled payments for 17 types of cancer. Blog
Penn LDI was well-represented at this year's gathering of health services researchers in Washington, D.C. Many of our Fellows displayed their research using the #BetterPoster format, which immediately directs eyes to a study's main finding. News
From Policy to Patient Care-The Cycle of Health Policy Research, JAMA Surgery, July 2019, Nader N. Massarweh, Rachel R. Kelz

Evaluating Open Payments, JAMA, July 2019, Genevieve P. Kanter, George Loewenstein

Assessment of Medicaid Beneficiaries Included in Community Engagement Requirements in Kentucky, JAMA Network Open, July 2019, Atheendar S. Venkataramani, Elizabeth F. Blair, Erica Dixon, Kristin A. Linn, Will Ferrell, Margrethe Montgomery, Michelle K. Strollo, Kevin G. Volpp, Kristen Underhill

Policy Flight Simulators: Accelerating Decisions to Adopt Evidence-Based Health Interventions, Journal of Healthcare Management, July 2019, William Rouse, Mary Naylor, Zhongyuan Yu, Michael Pennock, Karen Hirschman, Mark Pauly, Kara Pepe

Quality Measurement and Nursing Homes: Measuring What Matters, BMJ Quality & Safety, April 2019, Robert E. Burke, Rachel M. Werner

Rural Hospital Nursing Skill Mix and Work Environment Associated with Frequency of Adverse Events, Sage Open Nursing, May 2019, Jessica G. Smith, Colin M. Plover, Moira C. McChesney, Eileen T. Lake

Paying Clinical Trial Participants: Legal Risks and Mitigation Strategies, Journal of Clinical Oncology, June 2019, Emily A. Largent, Kate Gallin Heffernan, Steven Joffe, and Holly Fernandez Lynch

Student Health Administrator Perspectives on College Vaccine Policy Development and Implementation, Vaccine, June 2019, Oluwatunmise A. Fawole, Tuhina Srivastava, Kristen A. Feemster

Implementing Regulatory Broad Consent Under the Revised Common Rule: Clarifying Key Points and the Need for Evidence, The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, July 2019, Holly Fernandez Lynch, Leslie E. Wolf, Mark Barnes

Narrow Framing and Long-Term Care Insurance, Journal of Risk and Insurance, July 2019, Daniel Gottlieb, Olivia S. Mitchell

Tuesday, September 10 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Nonprofit Hospital Community Benefit Spending and Readmission Rates Webinar
Senior Fellow Krisda Chaiyachati joins Community Benefit Connect to discuss his research finding that non-profit hospitals with high levels of community-directed spending have significantly lower readmission rates than their peers.

As Penn's hub for health services research, health policy, and health economics, Penn LDI catalyzes and facilitates research collaborations and educational programs to expand knowledge and shape policy for a more effective health system.