Issue briefs published by the American Hospital Association (AHA) present a snapshot of current hospital and health system use of health information technology with policy context and considerations.
White Paper Addresses Public Health Impacts of State-Level Abortion Restrictions
Commentary Calls for Better Diagnosis and Treatment of Perinatal Depression in Latinas and African American Women
In a new commentary in the journal Women’s Health Issues, authors call for more funding to improve diagnosis and treatment of perinatal depression in Latinas and African American women. “Increasing Diagnosis and Treatment of Perinatal Depression in Latinas and African American Women: Addressing Stigma Is Not Enough” notes that rates of diagnosis and treatment for depression during pregnancy and after childbirth are low in Latinas and African American women.
Legal and Ethical Architecture for Patient Centered Outcomes Research Data
The HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) released a legal and ethical framework and architecture for patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) and comparative effectiveness research (CER).