March 2018

The Potential of a Population Health Strategy to Improve Healthcare Outcomes and Reduce Costs for Medicaid Programs

March 30, 2018

Evidence-Based Diabetes Management

With Medicaid consuming a larger share of the Mississippi's budget, innovative solutions were needed to deliver improved health outcomes at a lower cost. A public-private partnership was created to pursued a population health strategy aimed at reducing preterm births and preventing the progression of prediabetes to type 2 diabetes.

Geographic Access to Endocrinologists for Florida's Publicly Insured Children With Diabetes

March 31, 2018

Evidence-Based Diabetes Management

Enrollment, claims, and spatial data are used to demonstrate the importance of outreach strategies for families in rural areas who have children with diabetes. Spatial barriers, alone, do not fully elucidate racial/ethnic disparities in pediatric diabetes for street-level location. (For Tables and the Figure, please access the PDF on the last page.)

Impact of a Pharmacist-Managed Diabetes Clinic on Quality Measures

March 31, 2018

Evidence-Based Diabetes Management

This study evaluated a pharmacist-managed diabetes clinic to determine its impact on diabetes-related quality measures.(For Tables and Figures, please access the PDF on last page.)