Health Policy Update
Every other week, The Weekly highlights recent research on health care finance, access to care and other topics. This edition of the Health Policy Update includes research on:
- The high rate of medication errors among children treated in rural emergency departments in Northern California;
- The public savings in unintended pregnancies generated by California's Medicaid family planning project;
- Staffing characteristics that affect the quality of care in nursing homes; and
- The effect of higher cigarette prices on smoking rates.