On Wednesday, February 6, Governor Gina M. Raimondo signed an executive order establishing an official target for health care spending growth in Rhode Island: 3.2% annual growth through 2022. The 3.2% growth target came out of work that Brown University's School of Public Health began last summer after receiving a $550,000 grant from the Peterson Center on Healthcare. CESH's Anya Rader Wallack, PhD is a member of the team providing cost analysis to the state.
K12 Scholar Jonah Popp is the co-author of a new article in Medical Decision Making Policy and Practice (MDMP&P). The article, entitled ""Yield and Cost-effectiveness of Computed Tomography Colonography Versus Colonoscopy for Post Colorectal Cancer Surveillance" compares the utility of computed tomographic colonography (CTC) with optical colonoscopy (OC) in 231 patients one year after colon surgery.
SRSM is a cross disciplinary society that supports innovative and robust research synthesis methods. The society has a limit of 85 active members to allow for vigorous participation and interaction at their meetings. Vacancies are filled by an annual nomination and election process. SRSM added only seven new members this year.
CESH K12 Scholar, Jonah Popp, PhD is a co-author on recently published article: "Yield and Cost-effectiveness of Computed Tomography Colonography Versus Colonoscopy for Post Colorectal Cancer Surveillance."