Partnered Evidence-Based Policy Resource Center
Short summaries of the evidence on timely policy issues by PEPReC investigators
Research articles published by PEPReC investigators in peer-reviewed scholarly journals
Scholarly conference presentations and formal briefings for policymakers by PEPReC investigators
Welcome to the Partnered Evidence-based Policy Resource Center (PEPReC) website, a resource for Veterans Health Administration operational and clinical managers, researchers, policy makers and the general public. In recent years PEPReC researchers have:
*Studied access to care in the VA, and the relationship of access to health outcomes, especially for Veterans with diabetes and substance-use disorders.
*Collaborated with VHA operations partners to help them develop and refine their ideas for quality and efficiency improvements to encourage evidence-based policy and programs.
*Applied state-of-the-art techniques for analyzing big data to develop and apply evidence-based performance metrics.
*Designed and helped launch randomized program evaluations of high-priority clinical and policy interventions.
*Published articles in the Journal of the American Medical Association, Journal of General Internal Medicine, American Journal of Managed Care, Medical Care, Health Economics, and Journal of Health Economics.