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Center Presents on Long-Term Care at Conference on the Impact of Aging on Georgia

September 26, 2007

A Community-Campus Partnerships for Health peer-reviewed article on the power of strategic alignment in health policy.

Georgia Aging and Disability Resource Center Connection Expansion Evaluation

August 1, 2007

The unprecedented aging of the population will have a dramatic impact on Georgia's long-term care system. In Georgia, where the elderly population is anticipated to increase at a rate above the national average, the number of elderly people is expected to rise 143% by 2030, compared with 104% nationally. For a recent conference on the Aging Population in Georgia, the Georgia Health Policy Center identified delivering and staffing long-term care services as priorities that state and local governments should begin to address immediately.

An Assessment of Health Care Safety Net Services in Seven Metropolitan Atlanta Counties

June 1, 2007

The Georgia Health Policy Center (GHPC), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Network of Public Health Institutes began collaboration in the summer of 2007 on a project designed to establish a framework for public health to help inform the health reform debate. The partnership set out to broaden the health reform conversation to include health promotion, health improvement, and disease prevention. The effort included background research, focus groups, key interviews with internal and external stakeholders from local, state, and national groups, and additional convenings of local, state, and national partners. This report highlights opportunities for public health to bridge the different levels of health reform and create strategies and policies that could be implemented on each level.

Pilot Planning Grant

February 5, 2007

Report summarizing key findings of focus groups assessing Georgians' attitudes and opinions regarding the development of a plan for providing affordable insurance coverage statewide.

Report of CON Data Analyses

November 1, 2006

The Center conducted both a qualitative and quantitative assessment of 35 primary care organizations that target their health care services to uninsured and underinsured populations. The primary scope of this assessment is an inventory of safety net providers in the target counties and the scope and volume of services they provide.

Report of Data Analyses to the Georgia Commission on the Efficacy of the CON Program

November 1, 2006

A highlight of presentations and discussions during the Philanthropic Symposium on School Health held October 16, 2000 in Atlanta, GA.Community and Public Health

The Effect of Peer Support On Recidivism Rates for Mental Health Hospital Admissions and Crisis Stabilization Episodes

September 27, 2006

Telephone survey with urban/rural Georgians over age 55 to provide public input into the planning for the future of aging services in Georgia.

Georgia's Aging Population: What to Expect and How to Cope

December 1, 2005

This report analyzes the impacts of Georgia's aging population on state finances. FRC Report 116

Feasibility Study: Peer Support for the Elderly Transitioning from Nursing Facility Care to Community Care

June 1, 2005

An examination to comparatively evaluate cost ad care outcomes among traditional Nursing Facility programs and four Home and Community Based Services (HSBS) Programs in Georgia.

Avoidable Hospitalizations

January 1, 2005

Georgia Health Policy Center worked to improve health care in eight of the most rural, medically under served states in the country. The Center conducted research and provided strategic planning for eight Southern states: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, East Texas and West Virginia.

LTC Interface

December 1, 2004

A portion of a four-year study concentrating on the design and implementation of long-term care service arrays and peer-support mechanisms.

The Uninsured in Georgia - 2008

October 31, 2004

A report on the health insurance status of Georgians