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COVID-19 Nursing Home Data

September 24, 2020 /

Insight’s health team supports CMS’s Nursing Home surveillance efforts by processing weekly COVID-19 data reported by nursing homes nationwide via the CDC’s National Healthcare Safety Network system. The dataset created by Insight is released as a public use file and used as a primary data source in multiple interactive graphics. Insight vets all independent informal dispute resolutions for nursing homes related to reporting COVID-19 data; we have vetted more than 1,500 such requests since early June 2020.

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Who is Certified for WIC Shortly after Birth?

August 5, 2020 /

This infographic summarizes data on the prevalence of certification within 4 days of birth for infants participating in WIC across states, participant characteristics, and time.

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Career and Technical Education Coursetaking

May 8, 2020 / Insight Policy Research

Insight conducted a cross-sectional analysis of data on Career and Technical Education (CTE) in the United States for the National Center for Education Statistics at the U.S. Department of Education.

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The Price Gap Between Organic and Conventional Foods: Is it Shrinking for Common WIC-Eligible Foods?

August 6, 2020 /

Insight’s food and nutrition team analyzed data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service’s (AMS) Weekly Retail Organic Price Comparison.

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WIC Participant and Program Characteristics 2018: Interactive Charts

May 15, 2020 /

USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service and Insight are pleased to share interactive graphics highlighting trends in WIC participation as well as income, nutritional risks, and breastfeeding of WIC participants, all at the click of a button! Development of these graphics was led by Kelsey Gray, associate director of Data Science and Analytics.

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Investing in the Future of Patient-Centered Outcomes Research

August 25, 2020 /

Insight worked with the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to evaluate and provide technical support of its Eugene Washington Engagement Award (EA) portfolio. This poster illustrates the importance of this program in building this nationwide network.

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How Well Is WIC Reaching Those in Need?

August 6, 2020 /

This poster examines how some eligible groups participate in WIC at higher (or lower) rates than other groups and explores differences by state through a series of visualizations.

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Lessons Learned From Cognitive Testing of a Survey About STD Policy and Practice With Physicians

August 6, 2020 /

Insight’s health team examined key ways to survey physicians and phrase questions to improve response rates and data quality for upcoming rounds of this survey’s administration.

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WIC Participant and Program Characteristics Data Collection and Analysis

August 7, 2020 /

Insight’s food and nutrition team analyzed data from the WIC Participant and Program Characteristics (WIC PC) 2014 study.

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