Vanderbilt research hub to examine issues faced by children at risk for poor health, education outcomes

November 15, 2018

By Joan Brasher and Jill Clendening   Experts from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine’s Department of Health Policy and Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of Education and Human Development are joining efforts to establish a Policies for Action (P4A) Research Hub at Vanderbilt to better understand and develop recommendations to address the needs of some of Tennessee’s most vulnerable children, including children in immigrant families and children with prenatal exposure to opioids. 

Department Faculty Receive Grant Awards for 2018

September 20, 2018

Laura Keohane recently received two grant funding notices. Laura will lead a TennCare-funded evaluation of whether quality reporting and value-based payment measures have changed health care use and quality for patients who require ventilator and tracheostomy services. TennCare is one of the first Medicaid programs to implement these measures for this high-cost, high-need population. Collaborators on the project include David Stevenson, Wes Ely, Matthew Mart, Shiyuan Zhang, and Nicholas Sinclair