Displaying items by tag: department of health care policy and organization

UAB will partner with the Alabama Department of Public Health, Alabama State Department of Education and local school districts to conduct individualized COVID-19 testing plans. The testing is free, voluntary and safe.

Bisakha Sen, Ph.D., will work with leading health scientists to review the results of a study on how service dogs and emotional support dogs help veterans with PTSD.
Failing to account for weaker firearm laws in neighboring states made it falsely appear that a states’ laws were about 20 percent less effective in reducing firearm deaths.
The results will demonstrate where the novel coronavirus has spread undetected in the United States and provide insights into the types of populations that are most affected.
Los Angeles Times health care policy reporter to discuss “Peace in our time? Is an end to the Obamacare war in sight, and what does that portend for our national health care debate?” at UAB on Oct. 19.
A UAB study shows children receiving early preventive dental care from a dentist had more frequent tooth decay-related treatment, a higher rate of visits and higher annual dental expenditures.
For women with a prior low transverse incision cesarean delivery, the decision to undergo a vaginal delivery or elect to have a repeat cesarean delivery has important clinical and economic ramifications.

The Vulcan Awards recognize Henna Budhwani, Ph.D., for her ongoing efforts to improve health outcomes in the United States and internationally.

Clinical and epidemiological data are combined with sociology and anthropology to better understand preterm birth in the United States compared to Canada, the United Kingdom and other Western European countries.

UAB’s Lindsay Rhodes, M.D., will study telemedicine as a potential strategy to improve eye disease detection and management. 

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