Prevention and Wellness
Publication Date: October 19, 2012
An issue brief highlighting successful new models of advanced discharge planning and transitional care that have medication management at their core.
Publication Date: June 19, 2012
Second Annual Report Card, which tracks progress over 14 policies and practices that are key elements of a comprehensive effort to make Massachusetts a national leader in health and wellness.
Publication Date: July 19, 2011
First annual report card on Massachusetts' wellness policies.
Publication Date: June 30, 2009
The Boston Paradox report, published in 2007 by NEHI and the Boston Foundation, demonstrated that Massachusetts has plenty of health care but not enough health. The economic recession has only put challenges related to unhealthy behaviors -- and resulting chronic illness -- into starker relief. Healthy People in a Healthy Economy offers a blueprint for action that will help connect the missing links between health, healthy behaviors and a healthy economy.
Publication Date: June 1, 2007
Health care resources are being devoted to treatment -- and not prevention -- of chronic disease, which is impacting economic competitiveness.