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Health Policy Hub - Guinn Center For Policy Priorities

Health Policy Hub

ABOUT US

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The Guinn Center has launched a Health Policy Hub, which will serve as a clearinghouse for health policy information that identifies and seeks to address many of the challenges and opportunities faced by stakeholders in Nevada’s health policy ecosystem.  We will share original articles and infographic essays and identity other sources information that may be relevant to stakeholders interested in health care policy in Nevada.

RECENT RESEARCH

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America’s Health Rankings Health Disparities Report

June 29, 2021 -

The report provides a comprehensive pre-pandemic look at the breadth, depth and persistence of health disparities, capturing key trends, successes and challenges in order to spark meaningful dialogue and action towards the advancement of health equity. The report illustrates the magnitude of health disparities by educational attainment, gender, geography and race and ethnicity, pulling in over two decades of data to examine people’s health and wellbeing across 30 different measures.  The Nevada State Summary can be found here

Women’s Health Care Utilization and Costs

April 2021 -

Helping Hands: Personal Care Aide Landscape in Nevada 

September 2020 -

The Impact of COVID-19 on Communities of Color in Nevada 

September 2020 -

Mental Health Spending in Nevada

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Paid Sick Leave in Nevada

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The COVID-19 Pandemic and Resulting Economic Crash Have Caused the Greatest Health Insurance Losses in American History

July 2020 -

Capacity and Financing for Public Health Emergencies in Nevada

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Priority Medicaid Issues for New State Officials

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Promoting Health and Cost Control in States: How States Can Improve Community Health & Well-Being Through Policy Change

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Medicaid Managed Care: Increasing Expectations & Accountability

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Transforming Primary Health Care for Women

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RECENT NEWS

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With job losses, workers and their families lose health insurance coverage

Clark County housing problems seen as drag on public health

Health care R&D growing in Las Vegas, but more needed

Health care worker shortage hurts us all

The Influence of Technology on Nursing

LINKS TO COVID-19 RESOURCES

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Southern Nevada Health District COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Washoe County Health District COVID-19 Information

The Nevada Independent COVID-19 Tracker

EVENTS

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

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Nurse Journal