News and Reports

As the world changes, the Center for Evidence-based Policy is proud to help policymakers address new challenges and realize opportunities to improve health outcomes. Search our database for timely news, research reports, and other resources for the policymaking community.

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Welcome David Radley, PhD, MPH

The Center is pleased to welcome David C. Radley as the Director of Data and Analytics. Dr. Radley has 18 years of experience in health policy evaluation, quality and performance measurement, and in public reporting and visualization of healthcare data. Prior to joining the Center, David served as scientific lead for the Commonwealth Fund’s Health System […]

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The Center is seeking a consultant on genetic testing issues relevant to Medicaid

The Center for Evidence-based Policy (Center) at Oregon Health & Science University is seeking to obtain a part-time (50 to 100 hours per year) consultant to provide support to the Medicaid Evidence-based Decisions Project (MED) Genetic Testing Workgroup. The MED Project is a collaboration of state Medicaid agencies giving state policymakers the resources they need […]

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The Colorado Multi-Payer Collaborative: A Framework for Integration of Whole-Person Care

A new resource “The Colorado Multi-Payer Collaborative: A Framework for Integration of Whole-Person Care” offers a summary of the work of the Colorado Multi-Payer Collaborative (MPC), supported by the Center for Evidence-based Policy, to develop a Framework for Integration of Whole-Person Care (adapted from the work of Thomas Bodenheimer and colleagues). The Framework was designed […]

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Care Coordination Policy and Evidence: A Compendium of MED Reports, 2017–2022

The Medicaid Evidence-based Decisions Project (MED) has published a number of reports related to care coordination, including reports focused on care management, comprehensive care, and integrated care. This compendium provides state Medicaid policymakers with a high-level synthesis of these report findings published on the MED Clearinghouse from 2017–2022, with links to the original reports. The […]

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Medicaid’s Role in Substance Use Disorder Services

The 2021 Medicaid Evidence-based Decisions Project Substance Use Workgroup Tool, Medicaid’s Role in Substance Use Disorder Services, provides an overview of the many ways state Medicaid programs address the substance use disorder (SUD) crisis in this country. The tool aims to show state leaders ways to leverage funding and improve efforts to address SUD by […]

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STEM in the news: New website aims to help doctors talk with patients about cannabis

On January 19, 2021, the lead PI for the STEM project, Dr. Devan Kansagara, joined OPB’s Think Out Loud to discuss the STEM project. You can listen to the session or read the related article on the OPB website.

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Telehealth Policy and Evidence: A Compendium of MED Reports From 2019–2021

The Medicaid Evidence-based Decisions Project (MED) has published a number of reports related to telehealth, including several completed prior to the rapid expansion of telehealth use prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Characterization of the Clinical Evidence Supporting Repository Corticotropin Injection for FDA-Approved Indications Scoping Review

A scoping review in JAMA Internal Medicine covers the published evidence of repository corticotropin injection for its FDA-approved indications.

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