Exploring Prevention Strategies for Improving Children's Oral Health

Children’s Oral Health

 

Name Exploring Prevention Strategies for Improving Children’s Oral Health Modelers Gary B. Hirsch, Burton Edelstein, Marcy Frosh, Jayanth Kumar.

Client/Participant Childen’s DentalHealth Project, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, New York State Department of Health Client Type Government The Issue You Tackled Early childhood caries (ECC) – tooth […]

Local Health System Reform Strategy

ReThink Health Dynamics

 

Name Local Health System Reform Strategy Modelers Jack Homer, Gary B. Hirsch, Bobby Milstein, and Elliott S. Fisher.

Client/Participant Fannie E. Rippel Foundation (New Jersey) Client Type NGO The Official Website

rethinkhealth.org is the official website that covers all information about this project including the […]

Local Strategy for Chronic Disease Management and Prevention

Client: a large hospital in Washington State

Authors/Consultants: Homer J, Hirsch G, Minniti M, Pierson M

Experts agree that the U.S. healthcare system is poorly organized to care for chronic illnesses and wasteful and unresponsive to the needs of patients. The “Pursuing Perfection” program sought to improve chronic care in Whatcom County, Washington State. SD […]

Obesity Population Dynamics

Client: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Authors/Consultants: Homer J, Milstein B, Dietz W, Buchner D, Majestic E

A system dynamics simulation model was developed for understanding trends in obesity in the United States. Data on population body weight from 1971-2002 were combined with information from nutritional science and demography into a single analytic […]

National Health System Reform Strategy

HealthBound

 

Name National Health System Reform Strategy Modelers Bobby Milstein, Jack Homer, Gary Hirsch

Client/Participant Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Client Type Government

 

The Issue You Tackled Proposals to improve the US health system are commonly supported by models that have only a few variables and overlook certain processes […]