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Development of feasible quality measures of pediatric care transition is an important first step toward routinely evaluating and improving transition care for hospitalized children.
Apr 26, 2017
JoAnna K. Leyenaar, Arti D. Desai, Q. Burkhart, Layla Parast, Carol P. Roth, Julie McGalliard, Jordan Marmet, Tamara D. Simon, Carolyn Allshouse, Maria T. Britto, Courtney A. Gidengil, Marc N. Elliott, Elizabeth A. McGlynn, Rita Mangione-Smith
The potential of health data to improve health R&D, innovation, healthcare delivery, and health systems is substantial. Realising the benefits of health data will require a supportive health data ecosystem and addressing associated challenges.
Apr 26, 2017
Sonja Marjanovic, Ioana Ghiga, Miaoqing Yang, Anna Knack
For years, the Republic of Korea (also known as South Korea) has pursued a policy of peaceful reunification with North Korea. This report examines what could be done to convince North Korean elites that unification would be good for them.
This report provides an independent study of how the stormwater problem in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania metropolitan region could grow with future change, and discusses potential long-term solutions using new analytical approaches developed by RAND.
Apr 24, 2017
Jordan R. Fischbach, Kyle Siler-Evans, Devin Tierney, Michael T. Wilson, Lauren M. Cook, Linnea Warren May
This Perspective presents options for operationalizing recent RAND Corporation findings about ISIS opponents and supporters on Twitter. It formulates a countermessaging approach for two main communication pathways.
This user's guide contains detailed instructions for running the Total Force Blue-Line model, including steps to follow, the inputs to use, how the inputs can be generated, and a list of steps for generating red-line/blue-line charts.
Apr 21, 2017
Tara L. Terry, James H. Bigelow, James Pita, Jerry Sollinger, Paul Emslie
To support the U.S. Marine Corps and its curriculum for information operations personnel, RAND has adapted the premise of the military classic The Defence of Duffer's Drift for a modern-day audience of Marine Corps officers.
Adapting the format of military classic, The Defence of Duffer's Drift, this report analyzes alternative courses of action in the same hypothetical mission in order to derive lessons about integrating information operations into operational planning.
The report considers the effects of the UK national minimum wage on different labour market sub-groups since 1999. The findings suggest that increases in the national minimum wage had no negative employment effects on the overall UK labour market.
Apr 20, 2017
Marco Hafner, Jirka Taylor, Paulina Pankowska, Martin Stepanek, Shanthi Nataraj, Christian Van Stolk
This report examines Mali's counterterrorism requirements in light of recent evolutions in the country's security environment: The terrorist threat in Mali is growing, but Mali's military remains largely ineffective.
Apr 20, 2017
Michael Shurkin, Stephanie Pezard, S. Rebecca Zimmerman