We are currently seeking proposals for a survey vendor for three independent research projects within the Ohio Medicaid Assessment Survey Series. Applications accepted until March 1, 2019
What does the changing landscape of
healthcare coverage mean for our health?
The premiere Ohio-specific health survey is aimed at
gaining an understanding about the health status of
Ohio's Medicaid and Medicaid-eligible populations.
Quality improvement to
reduce infant mortality
Identifying best practices and using quality
improvement to improve treatment to pregnant
mothers and reduce mortality.
Forecasting healthcare provider supply and demand
Building an analytical engine that provides state health and
human services agencies the technology to forecast Ohio's
overall Medicaid healthcare needs.
Providing data to improve the health
of mothers and infants
OPAS data provides information about pregnancy and the
first few months after birth to identify women and infants
at high risk for health problems.
Our mission is to identify, research, and spread innovative practices to improve access to quality healthcare for all Ohioans through partnerships with healthcare, state, and academic leaders.
Staff Spotlight: Associate Director Builds Rural Health Career Through Appalachian RootsAs a child, Heather Robinson didn’t consider her family poor while living in a trailer in rural Ohio. Robinson passed the summers in McArthur, Ohio, a tight-knit community of no more than 2,000 in Vinton County, reading on her grandparents’ front porch, walking to her grandfather’s store downtown, and taking piano lessons from grandmother who was a music teacher.
How Community Health Workers Are Reaching Ohio’s Most Vulnerable PopulationsCommunity Health Workers are leveraging their unique strengths to bridge gaps in health care needs extending beyond the doctor’s office
Ohio's Children In The Midst Of An Opioid EpidemicIn her two decades of experience, Ohio’s opioid epidemic has dramatically changed the nature of child abuse and neglect cases that Deputy Director Kristi Burre has seen recently in Fairfield County’s Children Services division
Short Distance, Long Drive: Transportation Makes all the Difference Between Inclusion and Isolation for Ohioans with DisabilitiesA recent study led by the Ohio Colleges of Medicine Government Resource Center and sponsored by the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council found that obtaining safe, affordable, and appropriate transportation options were major barriers for Ohioans with disabilities
- We are staffed by career healthcare and human service research and policy experts.
- We've held leadership positions in state and local government agencies & private sector organizations.
- We have experience working directly with government agencies through MEDTAPP, which links academic research centers to state agencies.
- We draw on the expertise of faculty and staff from Ohio's seven medical colleges and 13 public universities.
- We maintain close working relationships with public and private sector health policy groups, health advocacy groups, and survey research firms.