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.

Oregon Child Integrated Dataset (OCID)

The Oregon Child Integrated Dataset (OCID) is a new resource for the state’s policymakers and community leaders to improve outcomes for Oregon’s children and families.

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Electronic Consultations (eConsults)

Electronic consultations (eConsults) connect clinicians over a secure platform to share patient information.

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Effectiveness and Harms of 17-α Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate (Makena) to Prevent Preterm Birth Report

In this report, Center researchers synthesized evidence from 7 randomized controlled trials (RCTs) that compared the effectiveness of 17P to vaginal progesterone, placebo, or treatment as usual

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CLOUD – the Curated Library about Opioid Use for Decision-makers

CLOUD is an online collection of curated, evidence-based resources on opioids and the opioid crisis in the United States.

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Home-Based Telehealth Services: An Overview of Payer Policies and State Experiences

A new issue brief draws on stakeholder interviews on home-based telehealth, to give state policymakers a sense of the landscape.

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Tapering or Discontinuing Opioid Use among Patients with Chronic Noncancer Pain: Update Report

The Medicaid Evidence-based Decisions Project (MED) completed a report on opioid tapering in 2017.

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Center and Milbank Memorial Fund release new report on home- and community-based services

A new report on how Medicaid agencies measure the quality of home- and community-based services (HCBS), how they pay for them, and how to encourage more cost-effective services.

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Silver Diamine Fluoride Fact Sheet

This resource provides an easy-to-read overview of silver diamine fluoride as a treatment for dental caries.  

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Center and OHSU Researchers Write on Nusinersen

Two of the Center’s Clinical Epidemiologists recently contributed a Viewpoint column to the April 30, 2018 Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine.

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