Evidence-Based Policy

Informing Public Policy with Research Evidence

The Stern Center for Evidence-Based Policy collaborates with stakeholders, foundations and government to produce objective, methodologically sound research to inform the policymaking process. Health policy that reflects the best research evidence improves the sustainability of our system and the well-being of all people. More >


Regional Survey

The University Center for Social and Urban Research recently conducted a survey of Western Pennyslvania caregivers to better understand informal caregivers and their needs to help inform regional and state policy. Read the report.

Repeal, Repair, or Replace?

In March, HPI led an interactive forum regarding the future of the Affordable Care Act. Experts included Professor Everette James, Dr. Julie Donohue, Ms. Sheryl Kashuba, and Dr. Steven Shapiro. 

Family Caregivers

Family caregivers are essential to the health of the aging population. How can we identify and reduce the significant health risks they experience?   Read More

Aligning Policy to Advance Palliative Care

Palliative care can optimize health outcomes and quality of life. Stern Center researchers are examining how to align incentives to improve its use. Read more.

The Heath Needs of an Aging America

The Stern Center is mapping the landscape of research evidence and policy recommendations on the changing health needs of the aging population. Read More