News

  • Grant To Study e-Health Information Technology

    Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

    The PPC’s Health Policy Research Program has received a grant to study the current and potential uses of Health Information Technologies (HIT) by five types of health care providers in Iowa.

  • Presentation at MIPACS National Users Group Convention

    Monday, April 5th, 2010

    Kevin Sellers will present at the MIPACS convention in Charlotte, NC and discuss what has been done and what issues remain in using and storing digital radiographs.
  • Interdisciplinary Group Addresses Consumer Debt

    Thursday, February 25th, 2010

    PPC researchers Jerry Anthony and Kevin Leicht were featured in a video piece by Iowa Magazine that looks at the continuing Great Recession and its effects on American consumers.
  • 2010 IHG Student Research Poster Session

    Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

    Students at all levels are invited to participate in the 11th Annual Student Interdisciplinary Health Research Poster Session on April 22nd.
  • New Study Shows Family Planning Is Cost Effective

    Monday, February 1st, 2010

    A study by researchers focusing on women in Iowa, shows that publicly funded family planning services are cost-effective for women who would use Medicaid and other public assistance programs.
  • McGehee Presents Research to Iowa House and Senate

    Monday, January 25th, 2010

    Researchers received parental support for new proposed restrictions including a ban on texting and cell phone usage while driving and limits on the number of passengers and night driving.
  • Evaluation of Iowa's Medicaid Managed Care

    Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

    Results from the 2009 survey, MediPass, show that it continues to receive higher ratings than traditional fee-for-service programs.
  • Student Video Contest Offers Trip to New Orleans

    Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

    Students are invited to enter a competitive video contest using the slogan, "The public's knowledge of transportation finance," as their theme.
  • Driving Teens Distracted

    Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

    A recent survey by PPC student researcher Beth Westlake found that teens are aware activities like texting or playing with an iPod while driving are dangerous, but they continue to multitask.
  • Grant to Improve Oral Health Workforce

    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.

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