CHP/PCOR Quarterly Update, Fall 2007 Issue

This issue of CHP/PCOR's Quarterly Update covers news from the Summer 2007 quarter and includes articles about:

  • two reports on care coordination -- one on care coordination strategies in general, and a second on care coordination specifically for children with special health care needs;

  • an international health section that features work done by undergraduates this summer (with mentorship and guidance from CHP/PCOR staff) on the GOBI initiative, as well as a summary of a the new Children's Project established by core faculty member Paul H. Wise;

  • two Research in Brief selections -- one highlights the impact of pay for performance reimbursement structures on end-stage renal disease care, and the second examines the link between obesity and wages in Europe;

  • a Medicare restructuring and refinancing piece that highlights the work of director and core faculty member Alan M. Garber, core faculty member Victor R. Fuchs, and colleagues;

  • a piece on the effect of chronic illnesses such as obesity on disability trends in the near-elderly population;

  • a Staff Spotlight feature on two CHP/PCOR research assistants.
The newsletter also contains various other news items that may be of interest to our readers.

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