Department of Health Systems, Management & Policy

Faculty are currently involved in a broad range of research areas including health outcomes, health economics, Medicaid/Medicare, drug safety and risk management, and vaccine delivery. 


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Systems for Action is a research program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation housed in our Department of Health Systems, Management & Policy. Our team tests strategies for aligning delivery and financing systems for medical care, public health, and social services in ways that improve population health.

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In collaboration with Children’s Hospital Colorado, we developed a model and pilot procedures to institutionalize the use of Health Impact Assessments as a part of hospital community benefit activities.

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We study health system readiness and community preparedness for large-scale emergencies and hazardous events, tracking progress at national, state, and local levels across the U.S.

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