Public Health

Infrastructure & Preparedness

The Public Health Service
The Basics — February 11, 2015
Author: Jennifer Jenson, MPH, MPP

Health Policy Essentials 2015
Briefing Book — February 6, 2015
Authors: Sally Coberly, PhD, Jennifer Jenson, MPH, MPP & Lisa Sprague, MBA

Transforming Payment and Health Care Delivery: Early Reports from the State Innovation Model (SIM) Initiative
Forum Session — April 18, 2014
Author: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

The Affordable Care Act and HIV/AIDS: Implications for Coverage, Access to Care, and Payment
Forum Session — July 19, 2013
Author: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

EMS "Hot Spotting": San Diego's Experience Creating a System of Care for Frequent Users of Emergency Medical Services
Forum Session — June 14, 2013
Author: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes: FQHCs and Community Clinics in a Reformed Health Care Market
Issue Brief No. 848 — December 18, 2012
Author: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Healthy People for a Healthy Economy: The Promise of Public Health
Forum Session — October 12, 2012
Authors: Michele J. Orza, ScD & Judith Miller Jones, MA

Feverish Activity: Global, National, and Local Lessons Learned from the 2009 H1N1 Flu Pandemic
Forum Session — November 18, 2011
Author: Michele J. Orza, ScD

Who’s Using Whom? Experience with User Fee Programs at FDA
Forum Session — September 23, 2011
Author: Michele J. Orza, ScD

The Primary Care Safety Net: Strained, Transitioning, Critical
Background Paper No. 79 — September 28, 2010
Author: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

High Hopes: Public Health Approaches to Reducing the Need for Health Care
Background Paper No. 78 — September 27, 2010
Author: Michele J. Orza, ScD

Getting Real: Data Sources, the Evidence Base, and Strategies for Improving the Health of Communities
Forum Session — September 24, 2010
Authors: Michele J. Orza, ScD & Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Governmental Public Health: An Overview of State and Local Public Health Agencies
Background Paper No. 77 — August 18, 2010
Author: Eileen Salinsky, Consultant

Focus on Reform: Health Care Safety Net-Related Provisions
Forum Session — July 16, 2010
Author: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Focus on Reform: Public Health Provisions
Forum Session — June 25, 2010
Authors: Jessamy Taylor, MPP & Michele J. Orza, ScD

Health Care Shortage Designations: HPSA, MUA, and TBD
Background Paper No. 75 — June 4, 2010
Author: Eileen Salinsky, Consultant

Transforming Health Care Delivery: Insights from the New Orleans Safety Net
Forum Session — April 16, 2010
Authors: Jessamy Taylor, MPP & Michele J. Orza, ScD

Not Your Father's Drug Approval Process: FDAAA and the Evolving Pharmaceutical Marketplace
Forum Session — March 12, 2010
Author: Michele J. Orza, ScD

Managing Uncertainty: Swine Flu Then and Now
Forum Session — July 10, 2009
Author: Michele J. Orza, ScD

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

Resilience and Renaissance: Efforts to Rebuild a Healthier New Orleans - A Pre-Site Visit Briefing
Special Briefing — May 14, 2009
Author: Michele J. Orza, ScD

Exploring Comparative Effectiveness: Lessons from Across the States and Around the World
Forum Session — February 27, 2009
Author: Michele J. Orza, ScD

Comparative Effectiveness: What Is It? Who Does It? And Where Is It Going?
Fundamentals Briefing — February 13, 2009
Author: Michele J. Orza, ScD

Exploring Comparative Effectiveness: Options for Expanding U.S. Capacity
Forum Session — December 17, 2008
Author: Michele J. Orza, ScD

Exploring Comparative Effectiveness: Fundamentals and Controversies of Cost-Effectiveness Analysis
Forum Session — October 30, 2008
Author: Michele J. Orza, ScD

Exploring Comparative Effectiveness: Activities of CDC, VA, and CMS to Advance Evidence-Based Health
Forum Session — October 3, 2008
Author: Michele J. Orza, ScD

Strong as the Weakest Link: Medical Response to a Catastrophic Event
Background Paper No. 65 — August 8, 2008
Author: Eileen Salinsky, Consultant

Exploring Comparative Effectiveness: Fundamentals of Evidence-Based Health and Introduction to the Cochrane Collaboration
Forum Session — July 25, 2008
Author: Michele J. Orza, ScD

Examining Federal Policy Options to Strengthen and Modernize America's Food Safety System
Forum Session — June 6, 2008
Author: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Reauthorization of the U.S. Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Act of 2003: Where Have We Been? Where Do We Go Next?
Small-Group Session — March 20, 2008
Author: Michele J. Orza, ScD

Shrinking Inpatient Psychiatric Capacity: Cause for Celebration or Concern?
Issue Brief No. 823 — August 1, 2007
Authors: Eileen Salinsky & Christopher W. Loftis, PhD

Implementing School Health Programs for Better Child Health and Academic Success
Forum Session — March 9, 2007
Author: Christopher W. Loftis, PhD

Canary in the Coal Mine or Crying Wolf? Examining Crowding in America's Emergency Departments
Forum Session — July 27, 2006
Author: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

Don't Bring Me Your Tired, Your Poor: The Crowded State of America's Emergency Departments
Issue Brief No. 811 — July 7, 2006
Author: Jessamy Taylor, MPP

The Vaccine Industry: Does It Need a Shot in the Arm?
Background Paper — January 25, 2006
Authors: Eileen Salinsky & Cole Werble, Consultant

Clinical Preventive Services: When Is the Juice Worth the Squeeze?
Issue Brief No. 806 — August 24, 2005
Author: Eileen Salinsky

Measuring Public Health Preparedness: Are We Ready Yet?
Forum Session — June 3, 2005
Author: Eileen Salinsky

Influenza Vaccine Shortages: Dress Rehearsal for a Future Pandemic? Or Wake-Up Call?
Forum Session — November 8, 2004
Author: Eileen Salinsky

Tick-Tock: Preparing for the Next Influenza Pandemic
Background Paper — August 27, 2004
Author: Eileen Salinsky

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

On the Front Lines of Homeland Security: Local Public Health Emergency Preparedness
Forum Session — June 9, 2003
Author: Eileen Salinsky

Who Will Pay for the Adverse Events Resulting from Smallpox Vaccination? Liability and Compensation Issues
Small-Group Session — April 4, 2003
Author: Eileen Salinsky

Who Will Pay for the Adverse Events Resulting from Smallpox Vaccination? Liability and Compensation Issues
Issue Brief No. 788 — March 12, 2003
Authors: Robin J. Strongin, Consultant & Eileen Salinsky

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

Welfare Reform and American Indians: A Briefing for Policymakers
Forum Session — July 16, 2002
Authors: Judith D. Moore & Wakina Scott

Improving Readiness against Bioterrorist Threats: State Public Health and Hospital Preparedness Plans
Forum Session — June 21, 2002
Author: Eileen Salinsky

Will the Nation Be Ready for the Next Bioterrorism Attack? Mending Gaps in the Public Health Infrastructure
Issue Brief No. 776 — June 12, 2002
Author: Eileen Salinsky

How Vulnerable Is the Nation's Food Supply? Linking Food Safety and Food Security
Issue Brief No. 773 — May 17, 2002
Author: Robin J. Strongin, Consultant

Public Health Emergency Preparedness: Fundamentals of the "System"
Background Paper — April 3, 2002
Author: Eileen Salinsky

The U.S. Health Care System: Are State and Local Officials Prepared for Terrorism? How Should the Federal Government Respond?
Small-Group Session — October 26, 2001
Author: Robin J. Strongin, Consultant

Terrorism and Mental Health: Private-Sector Responses and Issues for Policymakers
Forum Session — October 23, 2001
Author: Veronica V. Goff, Consultant

Emergency Preparedness from a Health Perspective: Preparing for Bioterrorism at the Federal, State, and Local Levels
Background Paper — October 2001
Author: Robin J. Strongin

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

Biological Terrorism: Is the Health Care Community Prepared?
Issue Brief No. 731 — February 11, 1999
Author: Robin J. Strongin

Biological Terrorism: Is the Health Care Community Prepared?
Forum Session — February 11, 1999
Author: Robin J. Strongin

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

Restructuring the VA Health Care System: Safety Net, Training, and Other Considerations
Issue Brief No. 716 — March 25, 1998
Author: Barbara Skydell

Restructuring the VA Health Care System: Safety Net, Training, and Other Considerations
Forum Session — March 25, 1998
Author:

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