Behavioral health coverage close to or on par with medical coverage after Affordable Care Act parity requirements
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC—A new RTI International study examines the individual small group insurance markets and finds that in 2014 when the ACA’s parity requirements went into effect, the proportion of plans with behavioral health coverage incr
Increased numbers of fatal opioid overdoses reflect a growing public health concern posed by nonmedical opioid use in the United States. The drug, naloxone, can quickly and effectively reverse opioid overdoses; recently, two formulations have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration and...
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC—Some states allow categories of residential care homes to legally operate without a license. However, there is growing concern about illegally unlicensed care homes that commit government fraud and abuse and/or exploita
UNC, RTI International researchers assess US travelers’ knowledge of Zika virus, willingness to take hypothetical vaccine
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC- A collaboration between researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health, RTI International and the UNC School of Medicine has resulted in the first study to assess
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a leading cause of liver disease and mortality around the world; 3.4 to 5 million people are currently infected in the United States alone. HCV-related deaths reached an all-time high in 2014, surpassing the total number of deaths from 60 infectious diseases...
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — U.S. News & World Report today released the 2018-19 Best Children's Hospitals rankings of America's top pediatric facilities.
New RTI Press book shares first-person accounts of pioneers and survivors of the early days of the AIDS epidemic
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC— A new book, HIV Pioneers: Lives Lost, Careers Changes, and Survival, captures the riveting stories of doctors, researchers, survivors and their loved ones who battled the virus during the early days of the epidemic.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC— Two new studies, conducted by RTI International and Washington University in St. Louis researchers, show that nearly half of all children who are successfully treated for moderate malnutrition fail to sustain their recovery during the following year...
New England Journal of Medicine top 10 notable articles includes paper on survival of very early preterm babies
Research Triangle Park, NC— A study that provides important information for physicians and family members planning the care of extremely fragile preterm infants was selected as one of the New England Journal of Medicine top ten...
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC— A new RTI Press policy brief reports widespread consequences of sexual harassment among women faculty in science, engineering and medicine.