Health News

  • Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

    Results from the 2009 survey, MediPass, show that it continues to receive higher ratings than traditional fee-for-service programs.
  • Monday, December 14th, 2009

    A new grant will help to fund a PPC Health Program looking to develop a dental workforce model that substantially augments the population-to-dentist ration used by health planners.

  • Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

    Researchers from the Health Policy Research Program presented a poster on "Health Disparities in Iowa Children" at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting on November 10, 2009.
  • Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

    Susan McKernan won the University of Iowa L.B. Sims Outstanding Master's Thesis Award for her thesis in Dental Public Health.
  • Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

    Research in the Health Policy Program published an article in the Journal of the American Dental Association about the Iowa Dentist Tracking System.
  • Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

    A study published in The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal evaluates the differences and outcomes of care for children with oral clefts among population based samples in Arkansas, Iowa and New York.
  • Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

    The Health Policy Research Program receives grant to help evaluate several issues related to a Medicaid-enrolled child's first preventive dental visit.
  • Friday, July 10th, 2009

    PPC Associate Raymond Kuthy has been invited to serve on the External Scientific Advisory Committee for the Collaborative Centers for Research to Reduce Oral Health Disparities.
  • Friday, February 20th, 2009

    Dr. Pete Damiano discussed health care reform on Iowa Public Radio on October 16th along with Jordan Cohen, former president of the American Association of Medical Colleges.
  • Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

    The UI Center for Human Rights and the Public Policy Center are co-sponsoring a panel discussion titled, "Health Care Reform: A Civil Discourse," on October 19th.