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First-ever study asks: How do freestanding emergency departments compare with hospital units?

Almost 24% of emergency patients go to independent clinics
Public Health

Emergency pediatrics: About 3% of child patients make more than 10% of visits to hospital units, first-of-its-kind study says

Texas A&M researchers publish findings in the journal Academic Pediatrics.
Health Policy and Management

Insurance fails to improve outcomes for low-income patients, new study finds

Team led by dean of medicine publishes findings in JAMA Surgery
Urban Planning

More green spaces in cities may decrease demand for mental health services, new research suggests

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health publishes study results.
Health Behavior

Most U.S. adults support school-based reproductive health care, survey says

Researchers analyze levels of support for seven services

New mobile app would treat dementia in Chinese and Korean Americans

Project received two-year grant from Korean foundation
Public Health

AI-based fall detection system may transform care for people with dementia

Project is supported by a $1.3 million National Institute on Aging grant from an industry partner developing the cutting-edge system
Public Health

Smaller health-care practices are more likely to adopt opioid policies than large ones, study finds

Texas A&M researchers publish findings in journal Evaluation & The Health Professions

The great “unwinding” of Medicaid

Research explores various Medicaid policy changes and what they mean for future policy research and practice.