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361

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Featured Research Projects

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  • Medicaid Policy Lab

    The Medicaid Policy Lab evaluates the impact of policy changes and innovative care delivery models on health insurance coverage, access to care, quality of care, health outcomes, and equity of care in low-income, Medicaid-enrolled populations.

  • Impact of CMS Public Reports of Hospital Charge Data

    Since 2013, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has been publicizing charges for services provided in approximately 3,400 U.S. hospitals. This research is exploring impacts of CMS public reports on the market for hospital inpatient services by examining shifts in charges and in hospital market shares over time.

  • Assessing Children’s Environmental Exposures (ACHIEVE)

    By collecting children’s baby teeth and information via questionnaire, the ACHIEVE study characterizes children’s exposure to environmental contaminants during the prenatal period and early childhood.

  • AMBIT: Alternative Models of ART Delivery—Optimizing the Benefits

    AMBIT is a 3.5-year research and evaluation project in sub-Saharan Africa supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The project includes data synthesis, data collection, data analysis, and modeling activities aimed at generating information for near- and long-term decision making and creating an approach and platform for ongoing evaluation.

  • EVIDENCE: Evaluations to Inform Decisions using Economics and Epidemiology

    EVIDENCE is a 5-year HIV/AIDS project funded by PEPFAR through USAID, which conducts health economics and epidemiology research in support of the goals of the South African National Strategic Plan for HIV, TB and STI’s 2017-2022 (NSP) and the PEPFAR Country Operational Plans 2018-2022. BU faculty and staff work closely with HE2RO on project evaluations, cost modeling, outcomes research, and financial management to improve guidelines, policies, programs, and resource allocation.

  • Optimization of the South African National Specimen Transport Network

    The South African National Health Laboratory (NHLS) is the largest diagnostic pathology service provider in South Africa and through a national network of laboratories, it is responsible for supporting the national and provincial health departments in the delivery of healthcare.

  • EQUIP: Analytics to Achieve Global HIV Targets

    EQUIP is a global cooperative agreement between USAID and a consortium of African organizations to provide support and technical assistance to USAID countries to foster achievement of 90-­90-90. BUSPH is a supporting partner in the EQUIP consortium, with a focus on economic evaluation and other data analysis.

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Publications

  • Published On 12/1/2021Mapping the scientific literature on reproductive health among transgender and gender diverse people: a scoping review.Sexual and reproductive health mattersread at PubMed
  • Published On 5/4/2021Understanding why we do what we do during a global pandemic.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of Americaread at PubMed
  • Published On 5/1/2021The Effect of Telehealth Services on Provider Productivity.Medical careread at PubMed
  • Published On 5/1/2021The Role of Natural Experiments in Advancing Public Health Science and Practice.American journal of public healthread at PubMed
  • Published On 5/1/2021The Continuing Challenge of Measuring Maternal Mortality.Obstetrics and gynecologyread at PubMed