America's Essential Hospitals, formerly the National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems, and its research affiliate, Essential Hospitals Institute, formerly the National Public Health and Hospital Institute, conduct original research into issues concerning safety net institutions. Search below for a variety of reports, policy and issue briefs of interest to safety net hospital administrators. The topics range from safety net financing, reducing health care disparities, and quality improvement and patient safety to chronic disease management, workforce development, emergency preparedness and model programs.
Improving Prenatal Care in the Medicaid Population
(September 2013) Through a comprehensive literature review, interviews with members of America's Essential Hospitals, and site visits to two member hospitals, this brief uncovers several best practices for improving prenatal care in Medicaid populations. Read More...