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Advancing Interoperability, Information Sharing, and Data Access: Improving Health and Healthcare for Americans

Health / Research February 12, 2019

Supporting better health outcomes requires an interoperable healthcare system in which the patient is at the center of care and the right person has access to the right data.

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Integrating Clinical and Mental Health: Challenges and Opportunities

Health / Research January 24, 2019

BPC examines barriers to the integration of clinical health care and mental health services, and identifies policy options for consideration in advancing integration.

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Early Head Start–Child Care Partnerships: Spotlighting Early Successes Across America

Education / Research January 16, 2019

This report highlights the inner workings of 12 EHS-CCP programs, draws lessons learned, and makes recommendations for improving the program moving forward.

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Ethno-Sectarianism and Political Order in the Middle East

National Security / Research December 14, 2018

The newfound faith in the ability of centralized governments to maintain order by brutalizing restive populations into submission is belied by the region’s recent history.

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Creating an Integrated Efficient Early Care and Education System to Support Children and Families: A State-by-State Analysis

Education / Research December 13, 2018

A state-by-state analysis to explore whether states, like the federal government, are making progress toward improved integration and governance in ECE programs.

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Immigration’s Effect on the Social Security System

Economy / Research November 21, 2018

Immigration can mitigate the challenges of an underfunded Social Security System by providing additional workers to support the growing ranks of retirees.

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An Immigration Patchwork in the States

Immigration / Research November 15, 2018

An increasing number of states have enacted their own immigration laws, seeking to regulate issues related to education, enforcement, and employment within their states.

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2018 Primary Election Turnout and Reforms

Governance / Research November 15, 2018

Examination of turnout during the 2018 primary elections, conducted in 49 states and D.C., compared with turnout during the 2014 and 2010 midterm election cycles.

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Improving Care for Patients with Serious Illness: Part Two

Health / Research November 6, 2018

The second report in a two-part series that offers analysis and recommendations to improve support for family caregivers and create a more sustainable direct care workforce.

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Improving Care for Patients with Serious Illness: Part One

Health / Research October 10, 2018

This first report focuses on changes to Medicare payment and delivery models as well as improvements in access to care through telehealth.

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