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ASPE Issue Brief

Medical Product Shortages in the United States: Demographic and Geographic Factors and Impacts

Medical product shortages are an ongoing public health concern, with at least 140 products in shortage as of July 2024.We use the Household Pulse Survey to examine how many adults are affected by shortages of critical medical products in the United States.In fall 2023, shortages of medical products impacted about 38.8 million (18 percent) of individuals in the United Stat
Report

The Potential Role of The Nonprofit Pharmaceutical Industry in Addressing Shortages and Increasing Access to Essential Medicines and Low-Cost Medicines

We report findings of a study that described the emerging nonprofit pharmaceutical industry and its commercialization activities to enhance access to affordable and essential drugs, or resiliency in the supply chains of medical products.
ASPE Data Point

Nurse Staffing Estimates in US Nursing Homes, May 2024

In April 2024, CMS issued the Minimum Staffing Standards for Long-Term Care Facilities and Medicaid Institutional Payment Transparency Reporting final rule which established new minimum nurse staffing requirements for nursing homes by nurse type.
ASPE Issue Brief

HHS Actions to Enhance Diversity in Clinical Research

Clinical research forms the foundation for understanding and developing treatments for all types of medical conditions, but participants often do not reflect the diversity of the nation – in terms of sex, age, race, ethnicity, disability status, gender identity, socioeconomic status, geography, or other characteristics.
ASPE Issue Brief

Improving Data on the Workforce Delivering Home and Community-Based Services

On April 25, 2024, HHS and DoL released recommendations, in the form of an Issue Brief, to improve data infrastructure on the workforce delivering home and community-based services (HCBS) in response to President Biden’s
Research Summary

Premarket Notifications and Patents for Breast Pumps Before and After the ACA

This study investigated whether ACA policies to increase access to breast pumps and lactation care were associated with innovation in the market for breast pumps.
Research Brief

Child Care Workers’ Experience of Economic Hardship During the COVID-19 Pandemic, from 2021 to 2022

This brief shares findings from an analysis using U.S. Census Household Pulse Survey data to examine child care workers’ experience of economic hardship from 2021 to 2022 along different measures of economic hardship, across time, by race and ethnicity, and whether child care workers lived with young children. We find:
Report, Research Brief

Reconnecting Youth: Evidence Gap Map

Evidence Gap Map: Research Report and Overview
Report, Research Brief

Reconnecting Youth: Compendium of Programs

Compendium of Programs: Research Report and Overview The Reconnecting Youth compendium of programs provides an overview of 78 programs and the practices they employ to support young people who experience disconnection from school and work during their transition to adulthood.
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Health Information Technology Adoption and Utilization in Long-Term and Post-Acute Care Settings

This paper provides an overview of Health Information Technology (HIT) adoption and utilization in long-term and post-acute care (LTPAC) settings. This study found that LTPAC have adopted electronic health records (EHRs) to support clinical and business needs. Interoperable exchange of health information however is not routine or widely used.