Johansson, P., Grimm, B., Abdel-Monem, T., Hoffman, S., DeKrrai, M., and Analisa McMillan. (2014) Perceived Impacts of a Public Health Training Center Field Placement Program Among Trainees: Findings from a Small Group Externship Experience. Frontiers in Public Health.
Abdel-Monem, T., Hoffman, S., & Dekraii, M. (October 2013). Evaluation Report of the Great Plains Public Health Training Center For the Reporting Period of July 1 2012 to June 30 2013 (Year 2). Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Public Policy Center.
The purpose of this program was to improve access to healthcare for persons who are uninsured and underinsured in the Nebraska panhandle. The Public Policy Center assisted in the evaluation of the collaborative, assessing the level and impact of collaboration on the success of the project.
This project studied the programs and supports serving persons with disabilities who work, or want to work, in competitive employment settings. The result was a series of reports covering areas relating to persons with disabilities’ perceptions and experiences with work, the structuring of personal assistant services, the impact on changes in Medicaid eligibility guidelines and […]
This project engaged the public in discussions regarding which subgroups in the population require the earliest vaccine protection against influenza in the event of a pandemic. The project tested a new model of public engagement and gathered useful information for decision makers by including a societal perspective on the prioritization of pandemic flu vaccine.
PPC researchers were asked to facilitate the secure electronic sharing of health information between providers in the Nebraska Panhandle in order to make patient information more easily accessible and to ensure high-quality care for rural residents. One of the early successes of the project was the opening of the Regional West Medical Center (RWMC) portal […]
On Thursday, October 9, 2008, Senators Hagel and Kerrey spoke candidly about the United States’ struggle to reform health care and looking forward to what must be done to ensure health care for all. This free event was proudly sponsored by AARP, Prairie Fire and the University of Nebraska Public Policy Center.
This project focused on coordinating health care services in order to reduce minority health disparities related to cardiovascular disease. The Public Policy Center used accurate data collection and analysis in order to evaluate the impact of the grant.