|Present||F. Douglas Scutchfield Professor of Health Services and Systems Research, University of Kentucky ‐ College of Public Health|
University of Kentucky
College of Public Health
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Lexington, KY 40536
Presentations and Lectures (173)
Using Systems Science to Optimize Health Security Coalitions and Networks: Applications with the National Health Security Preparedness Index National Healthcare Coalition Preparedness Conference (2017)
This session uses multiple years of data from the National Health Security Preparedness Index to examine how the structure and function of multi-organizational community coalitions and networks contribute to health security capabilities across U.S. states ...
The Political Economy of Preparedness: Geographic Variation in Financing, Capabilities and Costs American Public Health Association Annual Meeting (2017)
OBJECTIVES: Preparedness for health emergencies, outbreaks and disasters varies widely across the U.S., but the causes and consequences of these inequities are poorly understood. This study uses the National Health Security Preparedness Index to examine ...
Progress and Priorities for the National Health Security Preparedness Index Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, Directors of Public Health Preparedness Annual Meeting (2017)
This session examines applications of the National Health Security Preparedness Index in stimulating and supporting collective actions that protect the public's health when disasters, outbreaks, and other emergency events occur.
Defragmenting Delivery Systems that Drive Population Health Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science Annual Conference, Hosted by University of Texas (2017)
This session profiles research from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Systems for Action national research program, which tests mechanisms for reducing fragmentation across medical, social, and public health delivery systems.
Building System Capital for Population Health Improvement: Networks, Incentives, and Leadership Association of Ohio Health Commissioners Annual Meeting (2017)
This session reviews research on population health improvement strategies, with a focus on the role of community networks, organizational incentives, and leadership.
Public Health Systems as Dissemination & Implementation Mechanisms National Institutes of Health Consortium for Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSAs), Dissemination and Implementation Workgroup (2017)
This session reviews research evaluating community-based public health systems as dissemination and implementation mechanisms for research-tested health interventions.
Organizing and Financing Population Health: Systems, Policies & Incentives U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Population Health Fellowship Orientation (2017)
This workshop for the CDC's new Population Health Fellowship program reviews the emerging evidence on strategies for organizing and financing multi-sector population health improvement systems, drawing on research from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Systems ...
Income, Life Expectancy & the Strength of Public Health Activities in American Communities International Health Economics Association Biennial Conference, Hosted by Boston University (2017)
Objectives: Landmark research by Raj Chetty and colleagues finds wide geographic and intertemporal variation in the relationship between income and life expectancy in the U.S., using 1.4 billion administrative tax records from the IRS linked to ...
Public Health System Capital and its Health & Economic Returns Public Health National Center for Innovation, Public Health Accreditation Board (2017)
This session summarizes emerging research on the health and economic value of multi-sector networks that support public health improvement strategies.
Multi-Sector Population Health Activities Reduce Income-related Disparities in Life Expectancy AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting (2017)
Research Objective: Landmark research by Raj Chetty and colleagues finds wide geographic and intertemporal variation in the relationship between income and life expectancy in the U.S., using 1.4 billion administrative tax records from the IRS ...
Geographic Variation in Public Health Preparedness: the Influence of Federal Financing and Coverage Expansions Academyhealth Annual Research Meeting, Public Health Systems Research Interest Group (2017)
OBJECTIVES: Preparedness for large-scale health emergencies, outbreaks and disasters is not distributed evenly across the U.S., as recent threats like the Zika pandemic and Fint water crisis underscore. Inequities in public health preparedness are poorly ...
Worth It? Quantifying the Value of Healthcare Preparedness Using the National Health Security Index Association of Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Professionals Webinar Series (2017)
Using data from the National Health Security Preparedness Index, we examine how healthcare providers and practices contribute to the systems that keep people safe and healthy in the face of disasters, fires, floods, outbreaks, and ...
The Strength of Multi-Sector Delivery Systems for Population Health CMMI Geek Talk, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2017)
Landmark research by Raj Chetty and colleagues finds wide geographic and intertemporal variation in the relationship between income and life expectancy in the U.S., using 1.4 billion administrative tax records from the IRS linked to ...
Tackling Inequality in Health Protections Using the National Health Security Index National Preparedness Summit (2017)
National health security improved during 2016, but at a sluggish and uneven pace across the United States, leaving some states and regions with significantly fewer protections than others. Results from the 2017 National Health Security ...
Public Health System Capital and its Health and Economic Returns Public Health Accreditation Board Quarterly Meeting (2017)
A growing body of research indicates that strong community networks supporting multi-sector contributions to population health activities can produce sizable health and economic benefits over time. This session reviews evidence from the National Longitudinal Survey ...
Estimating the Returns to Multi-Sector Population Health Initiatives Florida International University Department of Health Policy and Management Seminar Series (2017)
Using longitudinal data from a national cohort of U.S. communities, we estimate geographic and intertemporal variation in the implementation of population health activities and in the degree of multi-sector engagement in implementation. We find sizable ...
Building Delivery Systems for Population Health Georgia Southern University Delta Omega Lecture (2017)
This session profiles recent research on the characteristics of communities that achieve success in improving population health, including the structure of multi-organizational networks that support cooperative health initiatives.
Evolution in Public Health Systems and their Contributions to Population Health Ohio State University College of Public Health (2017)
This session describes new empirical approaches for classifying and comparing public health delivery systems based on their organizational and network characteristics. Using these classification systems together with quasi-experimental methods for causal inference, we estimate health ...
Financial and Economic Analysis for Population Health Strengthening Health Systems through Interprofessional Education (SHINE) Fellowship, National Association of County and City Health Officials and U.S. Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (2017)
Financial and economic analyses are under-utilized in assessing the value of population health improvement strategies. This session reviews fundamental concepts and methods, and illustrates ways of applying financial and economic analysis techniques to population health ...
American Health and Health Systems: Strengths, Weaknesses & Lessons for Italy Italian Society of Cardiology (2016)
The health systems of high-income countries struggle with a host of common challenges involving access, quality, costs, and equity in population health outcomes. In this opening lecture for the Italian Society for Cardiology's 77th National Congress, I ...
The Value of Public Health: Strong Public Health Systems and Health Outcomes Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, Annual Meeting of Chief Financial Officers (2016)
This lecture reviews a growing body of research documenting health and economic outcomes that are attributable to strong public health delivery systems. We identify implications for state health policy and for the management of state health agency ...
Understanding the Value of Public Health Infrastructure & Collaborative Capacity National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2016)
This lecture reviews new research on the role of public health infrastructure and collaborative capacity in supporting multi-sector population health improvement initiatives.
Using Instrumental Variables to Estimate the Effects of Multi-Sector Population Health Improvement Activities U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Prevention Effectiveness Program (2016)
This workshop demonstrates several novel applications of instrumental variables analysis for the task of estimating health and economic effects attributable to multi-sector population health improvement initiatives.
Preventable Death Rates Fell Where Communities Expanded Population Health Activities through Multi-sector Networks Health Affairs Journal and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (2016)
This briefing for the journal Health Affairs summarizes results from a new study estimating the mortality effects attributable to multi-sector networks supporting population health improvement activities.