We are pleased to announce that Insight Policy Research was acquired by Westat, effective June 15, 2022. Branded as “Westat Insight,” we are currently operating as a wholly owned subsidiary of Westat and continue to provide our clients with the best-in-class services they have come to expect. Our combined experience now offers expanded expertise in health, education, and social policy as well as deeper methodological skills in survey research, evaluation, data analytics, and technical assistance. Learn more here.
We are pleased to announce that Insight Policy Research was acquired by Westat, effective June 15, 2022. Branded as “Westat Insight,” we are currently operating as a wholly owned subsidiary of Westat and continue to provide our clients with the best-in-class services they have come to expect. Our combined experience now offers expanded expertise in health, education, and social policy as well as deeper methodological skills in survey research, evaluation, data analytics, and technical assistance. Learn more here.
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Evaluation of the Rural Maternity and Obstetrics Management Strategies (RMOMS) Program: Cohort 2 Grantees

Evaluation of the Rural Maternity and Obstetrics Management Strategies (RMOMS) Program: Cohort 2 Grantees

Project Overview The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) established the Rural Maternity and Obstetrics Management Strategies (RMOMS) pilot program to improve access to and continuity of maternal and obstetrics care in rural communities. The program is implementing innovative models designed to address the unique barriers rural mothers face in accessing continuous, coordinated, and risk-appropriate[...]

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Evaluation Services for the Emergency Medical Services for Children Program

Overview Congress established the Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) program in 1984 to expand and improve emergency medical services for children who need treatment for trauma or critical care. Since the program’s creation, its annual budget has increased to approximately $22 million to support research, systems improvements, and technical assistance grants across six programs[...]

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Evaluation of the Rural Maternity and Obstetrics Management Strategies (RMOMS) Program: Cohort 1 Grantees

Project Overview Through its Federal Office of Rural Health Policy and the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, the Health Resources and Services Administration launched the Rural Maternity and Obstetrics Management Strategies (RMOMS) pilot program. This program tests the effectiveness of innovative medical models designed to address the unique barriers rural mothers face in accessing high-quality,[...]

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Framework for Longitudinally Evaluating Health Professions Diversity Programs

Project Overview This project developed an evaluation framework and plan for a prospective longitudinal evaluation of four diversity grant programs administered by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Bureau of Health Workforce: Nursing Workforce Diversity, Centers of Excellence, Health Careers Opportunity Program, and Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students. The project had four main objectives: Conduct[...]

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An Examination of the Healthcare Workforce Issues in Rural America

Project Overview Insight worked with the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary, Community-Based Linkages (ACICBL) to develop a congressional report on the supply, access, quality of care, and demographic issues that affect the healthcare delivery system in rural America. ACICBL consists of member representatives from area health education centers; health education training[...]

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Coming Home: The Patient-Centered Medical-Dental Home in Primary Care Training

Project Overview Since 1998, the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Advisory Committee on Training and Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry (ACTPCMD) has advised Congress and the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on issues under the domain of Title VII, Section 747 programs. These programs include undergraduate- and graduate-level training of[...]

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Enhancing Flexibility in Graduate Medical Education

Project Overview Insight worked with the Council on Graduate Medical Education (COGME) to develop a Report to Congress on removing barriers to achieving an expanded and more appropriately trained physician workforce. For more than 25 years, COGME has advised Congress and the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on the adequacy[...]

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Evaluation of the Comprehensive Geriatric Education Program

Project Overview This project assessed the effectiveness of the Comprehensive Geriatric Education Program (CGEP) as an approach to achieving national geriatric education objectives. Insight provided descriptive information on grantee programs and activities to illustrate how CGEP best supported geriatric training and education for nurses and nurse aides. This included information on faculty activities, the extent[...]

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