California ranked 41st out of 50 states in promoting the well-being of its 9.3 million children, according to a new report card published by the national child advocacy organization Children Now. The report makes extensive use of Center research as well as data from the California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) to justify the dismal grade. … [ Read full post ]
‘Public Health’ Archive
Although many people will gain health insurance because of the Affordable Care Act, 11 million undocumented immigrants will not. Steven P. Wallace, associate director of the Center, will discuss this excluded group in a webinar on Feb. 13 and suggest policies that could improve their chances of health care. Join the webinar.
The Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) recently released their 2011 primary care clinic data. This data gives researchers information about patient populations from the clinic perspective. (In 2011, these clinics served over 5.2 million patients statewide.)
The 2011 dataset includes data on utilization (patients, encounters), patient demographics, sources of revenue, detailed expenditures, … [ Read full post ]
A new report shows the population of California kids shrinking – 33% of state population in 1970 projected at 21% by 2030. Kids born in 2015 will carry double the economic weight of supporting seniors compared to kids born in 1985.
California’s population of children is shrinking, and that means some big changes ahead for … [ Read full post ]
Two webinars were presented by staff from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research in the past month, and recordings of the webinars are available online. The two webinars provide an overview of various ways to access and analyze data from the California Health Interview Survey. Researchers, students and anyone interested in learning how … [ Read full post ]
Researchers, students and anyone interested in learning how to use local-level data to better understand populations are invited to participate in a free webinar on December 13, 2012 from 10-11am, (PST). Presented by Hongjian Yu, PhD and Yueyan Wang, PhD, Statistical Support for the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, this online workshop will … [ Read full post ]