Tools and Memos

In a letter, PolicyLab responded to a U.S. Senate Finance Committee request for information seeking recommendations to improve maternal and child health in the United States. PolicyLab’s response cites extensive evidence highlighting the benefits of utilizing pediatric settings to ...

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Rubin D, Matone M, Gregory E, Boyd R, Rosenquist R, La Rochelle C

On behalf of the School District of Philadelphia, PolicyLab conducted an assessment and review of school health services offered by the district in 2019. Using this evaluation, we aimed to identify strengths and opportunities for enhanced coordination and efficiency of health servi...

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Dandridge S

On behalf of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, researchers at PolicyLab responded to a request for comment on the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) draft recommendation statement and draft evidence on behavioral counseling interventions to prevent sexually transmitted...

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Wood S, Fiks A, Petsis D, Pickel J, Skolnik A, Mollen C, Dowshen N, Akers A

PolicyLab recently underwent a strategic planning process for its 2020-2023 fiscal years intended to identify how the center can best support its tremendous growth and make further progress towards its mission. PolicyLab’s strategic plan outlines its vision and three-year strategic...

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In 2016, PolicyLab researchers found that despite getting their own health care through an employer, caregivers were increasingly choosing Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to provide insurance for their children. Today, a new national PolicyLab study publ...

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Strane D, Kanter G, Matone M, Glaser H, Rubin D

Families with young children face a number of challenges that can influence a child’s opportunities for health and success, ranging from financial insecurity to caregiver depression. The support that families receive during early childhood can lay the foundation for a child’s futur...

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Gerdes M, Matone M, Guevara J

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