Healthy Aging

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Huffington Post, In The Media: CHRT speaks with Huffington Post about improving senior housing options as COVID-19 ravages nursing homes

The COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on nursing home residents’ vulnerability has highlighted the need for a conversation about improving and enhancing senior housing facilities. This is crucial since a sizable portion of COVID-19 deaths are occurring in nursing homes in some areas. In “As COVID-19 ravages nursing homes, a new push for better senior housing,” medical writer Patricia Anstett looks at …

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Crain's Detroit Business, In The Media: Udow-Phillips discusses Michigan proposal for Medicaid transformation office, value-based reimbursement

Michigan is taking a step towards improving the delivery and management of healthcare services for Medicaid beneficiaries by establishing a new Medicaid Transformation Office. This initiative will focus on developing innovative strategies to address health disparities, increase access to care, and improve health outcomes for Michigan’s residents.  Marianne Udow-Phillips, CHRT’s founding executive director, shares her reaction to Michigan’s proposal to …

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In The Media: Michigan Health Endowment Fund releases national directory of recommended evaluation partners, including CHRT

The MHEF (Michigan Health Endowment Fund) has released a directory of evaluation partners to provide evaluation services to health-oriented organizations in Michigan. “Evaluation can be a powerful tool to inform decision-making and ensure that scarce resources are used effectively,” writes the Michigan Health Endowment Fund in a recently released directory of evaluation partners that includes the Center for Health and …

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Consumer Reports, The Washington Post: Hearing aids might reduce dementia risk says research by Elham Mahmoudi, a 2019 Health Policy Fellow

“The new study also suggests using hearing aids might help delay the onset of dementia in some people, and it’s the largest study to date to look at this possible connection.” CHRT Health Policy Fellow Dr. Elham Mahmoudi Research by Elham Mahmoudi, a 2019 CHRT Health Policy Fellow, is cited in “Research into the health effects of hearing loss suggests …

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