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Site Visits

Site visits offered a firsthand look at health care programs and markets around the country for small groups of staff. These one- to three-day experiences offered in-depth learning and an opportunity to connect with the world beyond Washington, DC. Reports compiled after site visits captured participants' key impressions.

Health Care in the Motor City: Thriving or Surviving?
Site Visit — February 19–20, 2014
Authors: Sally Coberly, PhD & William J. Scanlon, PhD, Senior Consultant

The "Coopetition" Model: Caring for San Diego's Low-Income Population
Site Visit — February 19–20, 2013
Authors: Lisa Sprague, MBA & Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Pulling Together to Improve Health: Integrating Health, Social, and Legal Services in DC
Site Visit — July 20, 2012
Authors: Jessamy Taylor, MPP & Michele J. Orza, ScD

Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS): Arlington County's Integrated Approach
Site Visit — April 13, 2012
Authors: Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Rocky Mountain Highs and Lows: Efforts to Improve Health and Reduce Costs in Denver
Site Visit — May 31–June 2, 2011
Authors: Michele J. Orza, ScD & Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Eligibility and Enrollment for Health and Social Service Programs: One State's Experience
Site Visit — January 20, 2011
Authors: Judith D. Moore & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Heath Care Spending: Why Is Miami an Outlier?
Site Visit — June 2–4, 2010
Authors: Laura A. Dummit & Mary Ellen Stahlman

Information and Incentives: Improving the Health of New York City's Low-Income Population
Site Visit — April 5–7, 2010
Authors: Kathryn Linehan & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Resilience and Renaissance: Efforts to Rebuild a Healthier New Orleans
Site Visit — May 26–28, 2009
Authors: Michele J. Orza, ScD & Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Coordinating Care for People with Multiple Chronic Conditions: The Guided Care Model and Other Innovative Approaches
Site Visit — April 17 & August 7, 2009
Authors: Judith D. Moore & Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA

Tending to Richmond's Children: Community Strategies to Bridge Service Gaps
Site Visit — October 23–24, 2008
Authors: Judith D. Moore & Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Community-Based Long-Term Care in Milwaukee: Wisconsin Still Ahead
Site Visit — August 11–13, 2008
Authors: Judith D. Moore, Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Competition and Collaboration, Chicago-Style
Site Visit — March 16–18, 2008
Authors: Laura A. Dummit & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Children's Behavioral Health Services in Baltimore: Walking the Continuum
Site Visit — September 30–October 1, 2007
Author: Jennifer Ryan

Community-Based Long-Term Care: Wisconsin Stays Ahead
Site Visit — August 8–10, 2007
Authors: Judith D. Moore, Carol V. O'Shaughnessy, MA & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Competition and Collaboration: The Spirit of St. Louis
Site Visit — April 3–5, 2007
Authors: Laura A. Dummit & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Fairfax County's Commitment: A Housing and Health Continuum for Seniors
Site Visit — March 2, 2007
Authors: Judith D. Moore & Lisa Sprague, MBA

The Electronic Health Record in Practice: Why, How, and What Next?
Site Visit — June 23, 2006
Authors: Lisa Sprague, MBA & Sally Coberly, PhD

LA Story: Improving Care Management for the Chronically Ill and Chronically Underserved
Site Visit — April 18–20, 2006
Authors: Eileen Salinsky & Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Redesigning Practice to Improve Care Delivery (Boston)
Site Visit — December 4–6, 2005
Authors: Laura A. Dummit & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Keeping Track of Care: Quality and Technology at LifeBridge Health System (Baltimore)
Site Visit — August 5, 2005
Authors: Judith D. Moore & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Exploring California's Rural Health System: From the Redwood Forests to the Baja Border
Site Visit — March 29–31, 2005
Authors: Eileen Salinsky & Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Quality Improvement in Maryland: Partnerships and Progress
Site Visit — December 9–10, 2004
Authors: Judith D. Moore & Lisa Sprague, MBA

The Economics of Quality: Changing Incentives in Cincinnati
Site Visit — May 24–25, 2004
Authors: Lisa Sprague, MBA & Nora Super

The Health Care Safety Net in South Carolina: A Test of Tenacity
Site Visit — February 17–19, 2004
Authors: Jennifer Ryan & Randy A. Desonia

Rural Health Care in the Electronic Age (Danville, PA)
Site Visit — November 6–7, 2003
Authors: Lisa Sprague, MBA & Nora Super

Medical Response for Terrorist and Public Health Threats: One Region's Experience (Pittsburgh)
Site Visit — September 22–23, 2003
Authors: Eileen Salinsky & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Doing It RIte: Exploring a Decade of Health Coverage Innovation (Rhode Island)
Site Visit — May 27–29, 2003
Authors: Jennifer Ryan & Ginger P. Parra

The Medicare and Medicaid Intersection: Caring for Arizona's Seniors
Site Visit — November 12–14, 2002
Authors: Nora Super, Lisa Sprague, MBA & Judith D. Moore

Public Health Emergency Preparedness: Exploring Federal, State, and Local Relationships (Atlanta)
Site Visit — August 7–9, 2002
Authors: Eileen Salinsky & Ginger P. Parra

Food and Drug Administration: Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (Bethesda, Maryland)
Site Visit — April 19, 2002
Author: Robin J. Strongin, Consultant

Child and Family Health Initiatives in the Bay Area
Site Visit — April 2–4, 2002
Authors: Jennifer Ryan & Wakina Scott

Transitions along the Continuum of Care: Elderly and Disabled Persons in New York
Site Visit — March 4–5, 2002
Authors: Lisa Sprague, MBA & Nora Super

Welfare Reform in Maryland: Flexibility in Action
Site Visit — February 20–22, 2002
Authors: Jennifer Ryan & Judith D. Moore

Help Before There's Hurt: Integrating Child Welfare and Welfare Reform to Assist Families
Site Visit — January 14–16, 2002
Author: Randy A. Desonia

Managed Care: As Good As It Gets? (Los Angeles)
Site Visit — January 8–11, 2002
Authors: Lisa Sprague, MBA & Sally Coberly, PhD

Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
Site Visit — October 12, 2001
Author: Robin J. Strongin, Consultant

Mission Possible? Maintaining the Safety Net in Urban and Rural Colorado
Site Visit — August 20–22, 2001
Author: Karen Matherlee

W-2 in 2001: Wisconsin Works at Welfare Reform
Site Visit — August 6–8, 2001
Authors: Jennifer Ryan & Randy A. Desonia

Health Care Financing Administration Central Office
Site Visit — May 5, 2001
Author: Nora Super

TANF and Work Support Services: On the Job in Greater Philadelphia
Site Visit — April 18–20, 2001
Authors: Lisa Sprague, MBA & Randy A. Desonia

Caring for the Elderly: Oregon's Pioneers (Portland, Oregon)
Site Visit — November 13–15, 2000
Authors: Nora Super & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Insuring Virginia's Children: Local Outreach and Enrollment (Northern Virginia)
Site Visit — August 3, 2000
Authors: Lisa Sprague, MBA & Judith D. Moore

Reinventing Medicaid: Hoosier Healthwise and Children's Health Insurance in Indiana
Site Visit — April 17–19, 2000
Authors: Judith D. Moore & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Site Visit to Seattle — University of Washington Academic Medical Center
Site Visit — April 10–11, 2000
Author: Karen Matherlee

Site Visit to Detroit — Henry Ford Health System
Site Visit — March 20, 2000
Author: Lisa Sprague, MBA

Site Visit to Richmond and Hampton Roads — Bon Secours Health System, Inc.
Site Visit — March 16–17, 2000
Author: Nora Super

Site Visit to Arizona — Managed Medicaid: Arizona's AHCCCS Experience
Site Visit — January 11–14, 2000
Authors: Nora Super, Lisa Sprague, MBA & Judith D. Moore

Site Visit to Baltimore and Fort Detrick, Maryland — Preparing for a Bioterrorist Incident: Linking the Public Health and Medical Communities
Site Visit — October 4–5, 1999
Author: Robin J. Strongin

Site Visit to Southern California — Plans and Providers: Risk, Accountability, and Staying Power
Site Visit — November 17–20, 1998
Authors: Lisa Sprague, MBA & Sandra M. Foote

Site Visit to Utah and Nevada — Essential Community Health Services on the Frontier
Site Visit — October 27–30, 1998
Authors: Karen Matherlee & Michael Anzick

Site Visit to New Jersey — State and County Experiences with Welfare Reform and Access to Health Care
Site Visit — May 26–28,1998
Authors: Michael Anzick & Richard Hegner

Site Visit to Philadelphia — Providing Community-Based Primary Care: Nursing Centers, CHCs, and Other Initiatives
Site Visit — March 30–31, 1998
Author: Karen Matherlee

Site Visit to Northern California — Risk, Accountability, and Staying Power in Next-Generation Managed Care
Site Visit — February 18–20, 1998
Authors: Lisa Sprague, MBA & Sandra M. Foote

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