Disability & Public Health News

Welcome to AAHD’s weekly electronic update, “Disability and Public Health News.” Each Tuesday, AAHD will provide an overview of the prior week’s media coverage on topics related to disability and public health. Our goal is to keep our colleagues and friends informed of disability and public health topics in the media at the local, state and national level. It is our intent that this weekly information will support you in your work. Please send us your comments to contact@aahd.us and feel free to share the weekly updates with your colleagues.

Week of August 14, 2018

Health Opportunity & Equity (HOPE) Initiative Tool Measures 28 Indicators August 7 Health Affairs blog summary of a new National Collaborative for Health Equity, Texas Health Institute, and Virginia Commonwealth University program Learn more here. Health Philanthropy, Health Care Delivery System, and Responding To Social Determinants of Health August 8 Health Affairs blog Learn more… Read More »»

Week of August 7, 2018

Advancing a Culture of Health: Community Focused Organizations and Other Potential Health Partners August 3 NASUAD announced July RWJ Foundation commissioned paper by Concept Systems, Inc Learn more here. Partnerships for Health Equity and Opportunity: A Healthcare Playbook for Community Developers July Public Health Institute playbook Learn more here. Foundations’ Role in Creating and Advancing… Read More »»

Week of July 31, 2018

Advocates Guide To Accessibility in Medicaid Managed Care Grievances, Appeals, and Fair Hearings July 17 announced DREDF-Justice in Aging-NHeLP guide Learn more here. Research Shows Medicaid Expansion Helps Disability Employment Rates July 26 AAHD NDNRC blog on the Collaborative on Health Reform and Independent Living (CHRIL) American Journal on Public Health research article Learn more… Read More »»

Week of July 24, 2018

Advocates Guide To Accessibility in Medicaid Managed Care Grievances, Appeals, and Fair Hearings July 17 announced DREDF-Justice in Aging-NHeLP guide Learn more here. Medicaid Managed LTSS for People with ID/DD: Strategies for Success – Register for July 25 Webinar July 25 NASUAD webinar. The report was previously included in AAHD news 2018-18 of May 15.… Read More »»

Week of July 17, 2018

Home and Community-Based Services Quality and e-LTSS June 13 ACL (Administration for Community Living) webinar slides Learn more here. The Personal Outcome Measures July Disability and Health Journal article Learn more here. Health Care Access and Quality for Persons with Disabilities – Patient & Provider Recommendations July Disability and Health Journal article Learn more here.… Read More »»

Performance Management: Measuring What Matters in Public Health June 26 NACCHO (National Association of County and City Health Officials) webinar slides Learn more here. Considering Disability and Health: Reflections on Healthy People 2020 July Disability and Health Journal article Learn more here. Disability, Stress, and Health Disparities July Disability and Health Journal editorial Learn more… Read More »»

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Week of June 26, 2018

Social Determinants of Health Among Individuals with Functional Impairments June 14 APHA Disability Section and AUCD webinar materials. Focus on depression, STIs, and violence and disability Learn more here. Social Determinants of Health – What Do Foundations Have in Mind with the Phrase? June 14 Health Affairs blog Learn more here. Peer Specialists & Police as… Read More »»

Week of June 19, 2018

Overcoming Challenges To Medicaid Investments in Social Determinants of Health June 14 Center for Health Care Strategies Health Affairs blog Learn more here. Community Health Workers – Important Service, Sustainable Funding Challenge May 31 Community Catalyst blog Learn more here. Housing and Employment Outcomes for Mental Health Self-Direction Participants May 18 HSRI (Human Services Research… Read More »»

Week of June 12, 2018

Aging and Disability: Beyond Stereotypes To Inclusion June 7 National Academy of Medicine announced workshop proceedings Learn more here. Disability Inclusion in the NIH All of Us Research Program – Upcoming June 21 Webinar June 21 AUCD (Association of University Centers on Disability) webinar Learn more here. CDC’s 6/18 Prevention Strategies in Medicaid: Georgia, Massachusetts,… Read More »»

County Level Disability Prevalence and Employment Statistics – Now Available May 30 NIDILRR NARIC announced Disability Statistics & Demographics RRTC reports Learn more here. Taking Action on Community Health Improvement Priorities Using a Population Health Driver Diagram Approach May 29 Public Health Foundation, Catholic Health Assn, & CDC webinar slides. Focus on Portsmouth, VA on… Read More »»

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