UCLA’s Laura Wherry found that there was a 7.9 percent decrease in the number of mothers who didn’t have insurance while they were pregnant.
“By addressing health disparities and promoting health equity... she has raised the public profile of health care access as a true social justice issue,” said UCLA Chancellor Gene Block.
Under Affordable Care Act, Americans have had more preventive care for heart health, UCLA study finds
The results “provide people with more information to make a judgment about the value of the ACA,” said Dr. Joseph Ladapo, the study’s lead author.
The findings, from a study by UCLA and Brazil’s Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, could help public health officials better prepare for outbreaks.
A federal policy meant to spur hospitals to reduce Medicare readmission rates may actually be harming many of the patients it was meant to help.
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.