Four new projects focus on opioid settlement investments, integration, disability care, and behavioral health
The Center for Health and Research Transformation (CHRT) has taken on several new projects over the last few months. Opioid settlement investments In the first project, the Center for Health and Research Transformation will provide Michigan recipients of opioid settlement funds with information about evidence-based, evidence-informed, and promising practices to address the opioid epidemic. CHRT will conduct a comprehensive environmental scan of …Read more >
What is accessibility and why does it matter?
At CHRT, we value equity and information access for all. To further align our practice with these values, our communication team recently increased its expertise in accessibility through WebAIM training, a robust online course offered by Utah State University. Here’s just some of what we learned. Over 25 million people in the U.S. have a disability (visual, auditory, or cognitive) …Read more >
MLive: MLive quotes Jaque King and Robyn Rontal on how the pandemic is galvanizing shifts in how we care for the elderly
MLive’s Julie Mack quotes Jaque King, lead healthcare analyst at the Center for Health and Research Transformation (CHRT), and Robyn Rontal, CHRT’s policy analytics director, in “COVID-19 pandemic hit seniors hard. Could it lead to a rethinking of how we care for the elderly?” The article describes how the COVID-19 pandemic brought to light many chronic problems in the way our …Read more >
Bridge Magazine, In The Media: “They care for Michigan’s most vulnerable; we should care for them” writes 2020 policy fellow Michelle Meade in Bridge
Michelle Meade, co-director of the Center for Disability Health and Wellness at U-M and one of CHRT’s 2020 health policy fellows, is in Bridge Magazine. “They care for Michigan’s most vulnerable; we should care for them,” writes Meade, referring to the caregivers who have shown up to support “the lives, health, and functioning of others” during the coronavirus pandemic and, …Read more >