|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 (189)
Nudging with the Health Security Index: Behavioral Economics in Coalition Development National Healthcare Coalition Preparedness Conference (2018)
Healthcare coalitions can use comparative data from the National Health Security Preparedness Index, combined with insights from behavioral economics, to strengthen community engagement and investment in coalition activities. Using Index results, we demonstrate how organizational ...
The Economics of Aligning Medical, Social and Public Health Systems: Evidence from Medicare American Public Health Association Annual Meeting (2018)
OBJECTIVES: Social, economic, and environmental conditions strongly influence health status for individuals and communities. Unfortunately, the services designed to improve these conditions – such as housing, transportation, nutrition, and economic assistance – are often disconnected ...
Connecting the Systems that Drive Health in Your Community: Medical, Social & Public Health 9th Annual Trover Health Symposium, Sponsored by Baptist Health System (2018)
A growing body of research documents the health and economic gains that accrue to communities that successfully align their medical, social, and public health delivery systems to work cooperatively on shared goals and objectives. This ...
Aligning Health & Social Systems to Improve Population Health: Networks, Governance & Information Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science (2018)
This panel for the 2018 Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science presents research findings from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Systems for Action research program. The studies profiled here test novel mechanisms for aligning delivery ...
Using Economic Analysis to Understand the Value of Population Health Improvement Strategies Mississippi Department of Health Health Protection Workshop (2018)
This workshop for the Mississippi Department of Health examines research about the health and economic value of multi-sector population health improvement strategies, including studies conducted through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Systems for Action research ...
Using Economic Evaluation to Understand the Value of Environmental Health Services Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, State Environmental Health Directors Annual Meeting (2018)
This session reviews how to apply economic evaluation principles and methods to characterize the value of public health strategies, with a specific focus on environmental health programs and services.
Using Network Analysis to Explore the Implementation & Impact of Population Health Strategies AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting (2018)
This presentation is part of the methods panel "Solving Complex Implementation Problems with Systems Science Methods" held at the 2018 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting. Using data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Public Health Systems, ...
Population Health Management: Building System Capital for Impact Gatton College of Business and Economics, University of Kentucky (2018)
This session provides an overview of recent research on the implementation and impact of population health improvement strategies across the U.S. We examine key components of strategies designed for "whole population" improvement, as well as ...
Variation in Hospital Care Transition Strategies and their Effects on Post-Discharge Patterns of Care Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute Webinar Series (2018)
This presentation describes preliminary results from the ACHIEVE comparative effectiveness research study of hospital-to-community care transition interventions. ACHIEVE includes both a retrospective and a prospective study. The retrospective study tracks a cohort of more than ...
The Distribution and Dynamics of U.S. Health Security: Lessons for Priority-setting and Evidence Review National Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine, Committee on Public Health Preparedness (2018)
This presentation for the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) reviews recent research using the National Health Security Preparedness Index and suggests ways in which this evidence can be used to support science-based ...
Five Years of Measuring National Health Security: Steady but Uneven Progress National Preparedness Summit, Sponsored by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Organized by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) (2018)
This presentation reviews five years of data from the National Health Security Preparedness Index to examine the direction, magnitude, and geographic distribution of changes in health security levels across the U.S. The findings suggest new ...
Understanding Geographic Variation and Change in Health Security: Results from the 2018 National Index Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2018)
This briefing for the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, describes the latest patterns and trends in health security using data from the 2018 ...
Downscaling the National Health Security Index: A Think Tank on Methods and Approaches Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and AcademyHealth (2018)
This presentation examines the rationale, methods, and challenges associated with downscaling the National Health Security Preparedness Index from its current national and state values in order to generate local-area results.
Precision Dissemination: Research on the Value of Multi-sector Community Networks Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 2018 Culture of Health Knowledge Sharing Conference (2018)
This session at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's 2018 Culture of Health Knowledge Sharing Conference describes emerging research about community network approaches for improving population health. We focus on strategies being used in our RWJF ...
Classifying and Comparing Hospital-to-Community Care Transition Strategies in Real-World Settings: Lessons from Project Achieve National Health Policy Conference, Organizzed by AcademyHealth (2018)
Project ACHIEVE examines the comparative effectiveness of care transition programs designed to help hospitalized patients and their caregivers navigate successfully back to home and community settings. Supported by the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), ...
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 ...