Aligning Quality and Public Reporting Programs for Physicians and other Practitioners.
For the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality (CCSQ) of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), NORC is supporting the development of a strategic plan to align quality and public reporting programs for physicians and other practitioners. Tasks include supporting an internal CMS workgroup with representatives of the CMS Compare Websites and other parties involved in developing and implementing the plan. More
Assessment of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) Integrated Behavioral Health Services.
This project fits within a larger project that provides technical assistance to community health centers and community behavioral health care providers in integrating primary health and behavioral health. NACHC will be conducting an Assessment of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) Integrated Behavioral Health Services, following up with those FQHCs reporting that behavioral health care services have been integrated into their routine primary care practice. More
Evaluation of the Information Technology Professionals in Health Care (“Workforce”) Program.
NORC is conducting an evaluation of the IT Professionals in Health Care Program for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) to assess the impact of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding to support training and educational programs at universities and colleges, as well as efforts to create new curricula and a competency exam. More
Frontier Community Health Integration Demonstration.
For the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, NORC and IMPAQ International are designing and evaluating demonstration models with Rural Hospital Flexibility grantees in four states. More
Rural Health Research and Policy Center: Stay or Leave: Evidence from a Cohort of Young Rural Physicians.
The goal of this project is to improve our understanding of the dynamics of how rural physicians decide where to practice. More