Disability & Public Health News

Week of October 1, 2013

Population Health Management and the Medical Neighborhood September 26 Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) webinar slides. Learn more here. October 15 – Inclusive Fitness Coalition Exploratory Webinar Learn more here. Fall Prevention for Older Adults with Physical Disability September 24 Rehabilitation and Research Training Center, Seattle, Washington, report. Learn more here. Connecticut – No […]

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Week of September 24, 2013

Public Health and Healthcare Integration – Using Clinical Decision Tools – National Overview and New York City and San Francisco September 18 CDC National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP), Division of Community Health webinar. Learn more here. How To Interact with People with Disabilities U.S. News and World Report article shared […]

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Week of September 17, 2013

Minnesota – CMS-State MOU for Persons Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid September 12 CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) Memorandum of Understanding. Learn more here. Rhode Island – Small Practice “Patient-Centered” Health Homes Are Effective JAMA Internal Medicine article shared September 10 by the Commonwealth Fund. Learn more here. The Promise of Integrated […]

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Week of September 10, 2013

Connecticut: Aging-Disability-ID-DD Collaboration September 5 NASUAD (National Association of States United for Aging and Disability) I&R Support Center webinar slides. Learn more here. Alabama – Public Health Department Launches Apps August 30 TIME Healthland article. Learn more here. Minnesota and Washington State – Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care August 29 National Academy for State […]

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Week of September 3, 2013

South Carolina and US – Public Health Practices To Include Persons with Disabilities August 30 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) “Grand Rounds” published in the MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report). Learn more here. DOL Issues Rules to Promote Federal Contractor Employment of Persons with Disabilities August 29 National Council on Disability (NCD) […]

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Week of August 27, 2013

Minnesota Reports Largest Consumer Recipient Experience Results – 230,000 Experiences On August 14, Minnesota reported the results of 230,000 CAHPS (Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) health clinic patient surveys. Learn more here. Home Health Services – Consumer Recipient Experiences August 19 released AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) reports. Learn more here. […]

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Week of August 20, 2013

Affordable Care Act: Persons with Disabilities Face Complex Choices August 13 National Public Radio. Learn more here. Employment of Persons with Disabilities: A National Governors’ Association Report Learn more here. Services and Supports Required by Persons with Disabilities to Become/Remain Employed Mathematica Policy Research paper. Learn more here. PBS News Hour Features States’ Olmstead Compliance […]

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Week of August 6, 2013

OCR Seeks Discrimination Examples and Situations in Health Programs – Including Persons with Disabilities August 1 HHS Office of Civil Rights (OCR) announcement in the Federal Register. Learn more here. Consensus Principles on Community Integration of Persons with Disabilities July 31 Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law announcement. Learn more here. NACCHO Promotes Increased Use […]

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Week of July 30, 2013

Court Decisions Under the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 July 23 National Council on Disability briefing and report on the Americans with Disabilities Act. Learn more here. New York State-U.S. Department of Justice Settlement Promoting Supported Housing for Persons with Mental Illness and Related Disabilities July 23 New York Times and Bazelon Center for Mental […]

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Week of July 23, 2013

Boston and San Francisco: Disability Access To Primary and Medical Care United Spinal Association’s July New Mobility magazine has an excellent article on legal and technical efforts promoting health care accessibility for persons with disabilities. Learn more here. Preventable Diseases and Healthier Businesses: An Infographic A July 17 Public Health Institute and American Public Health […]

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