The Center for Health Policy, created in 2006, is housed at the Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Public Health. The CHP faculty and staff collaborate with state and local government, as well as public and private health care organizations in health policy and program development to conduct high quality program evaluation and applied research on critical health policy-related issues. CHP serves as a bridge between academic health researchers and state and local government as well as health care organizations and community leaders.
Ebola: Over There...Now Over Here
Expert panelists recently discussed the many ethical, legal, logistical, and clinical challenges of Ebola for first responders, clinicians, politicians, and researchers. Each of the panelist discussions and the following Q&A may be viewed here. Further information on the legal and ethical considerations for Indiana is available here
Health Impact Assessments
Have you heard the term health impact assessment? Cynthia Stone, DrPH, RN, Clinical Associate Professor, Health Policy & Management Concentration Director for the IU Fairbanks School of Public...
Quality of Care as a Driver of Hospital Consolidation: A Look at Indiana Hospitals
Quality of care will be an important driver for hospital consolidations in the near future. One important aspect of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is the establishment of direct financial consequences...
Indiana Primary Health Care
Over the past few years access to health care services has been in the forefront of health care discussions. Driving these discussions are rising chronic disease rates, skyrocketing health care...