A UCLA study looks at more than four decades’ worth of data; the findings help public health officials design interventions to address disparities in health care.
The UCLA-led research suggests that a reduction in “low-value” care can safely cut expenses.
Three in five of the poorest, sickest residents in L.A. County opted out of a managed health care program meant to improve their access to health services.
The program’s budget for 2016 was $2.3 million, but a UCLA report estimated that it saved the county about $5.87 million in law enforcement costs last year.
A policy brief by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research looks at facilities in four U.S. regions, including Los Angeles.
Nearly half of adults who had been employed before experiencing and surviving acute respiratory distress syndrome were jobless one year after hospital discharge.
Federal budget would win, but the most vulnerable and poor would lose, under capped Medicaid funding scenarios
A UCLA report finds that big cuts to health care benefits would hurt the disabled, children and elderly Americans.
UCLA researchers found that volunteerism surged among people in low-income groups who lived in states that enacted the ACA’s Medicaid expansion.
Offering an eye exam for people with diabetes in a primary care setting in addition to eye clinics dramatically reduced the length of time people had to wait for the test.
Physicians working in hospitals may be more likely to refer patients for certain types of follow-up care because they’re more immediately accessible and convenient, said UCLA’s Dr. John Mafi.
Second annual Quality of Life Index shows how residents feel about some of the Trump administration’s policies and also includes opinions on traffic, cost of living and gentrification.
Study from UCLA and other research partners suggests more data collections in conjunction with increasing access to immunizations.
The researchers concluded that the UNAIDS approach would not be practical because it would require finding and treating a very large number of people in remote areas.
Ideas in the unsuccessful legislation could be reintroduced in the future, the authors say.
States that participated in Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act saw increased numbers of insured, better access to care and less worry about paying medical bills, but also longer wait times among low-income residents, according to new research.
More than 10,000 adults offered their thoughts on health care reform, immigration, taxes, climate change, Black Lives Matter and other public policy issues.
Jill Horwitz took a few minutes to answer a few fun, random questions about tacos and her favorite book in Zócalo's green room before participating in the Zócalo/UCLA panel “Can Anything Stop America’s Opioid Addiction?"
UCLA psychiatrist Dr. Larissa Mooney explains in this Q&A how allowing pharmacies to dispense naloxone leads to a reduction in overdoses.
Jonathan Fielding writes that universal adoption of flouridated water and bolstering the number of dentists accepting Medicaid could help counter the inequality.
Amidst uncertain changes to federal health care policy, Gerald Kominski explores the future for California’s successful health care exchange and Medi-Cal programs.
Two UCLA faculty members — molecular biologist Robert Goldberg and international law and policy scholar Edward Parson — defended the use of genetically modified organisms in food production at a Zócalo/UCLA discussion held in downtown Los Angeles.
The California Health Interview Survey data show the rate of uninsured Californians fell to a new low in 2015, and fewer Californians cited cost as a reason to skip needed medical care.
A special edition of the International Journal for Equity in Health, guest edited by UCLA professor James Macinko, analyzes the nation’s progress in reducing a large gap in access to care.
In a national poll by UCLA and Prevention, 92 percent of respondents said they would keep their current health care plans unless premium prices increased significantly.
UCLA Center for Health Policy Research study shows that millions more are using these clinics yet the number of uninsured they serve has declined only slightly.