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RTI Press Research Report

Financial considerations of hospital-based palliative care

Palliative care is an interdisciplinary care philosophy addressing patient and family needs and goals without providing a cure for the underlying disease. Palliative care can be successfully provided alongside curative care, which does focus on...

RTI Press Occasional Paper

MOOCs and online education

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are a relatively recent innovation with potential to provide access to relevant education and workforce training at scale. RTI previously studied MOOCs in the context of the US market, and determined that more...

RTI Press Methods Report

Visualization of categorical longitudinal and times series data

Plotting growth curves is a powerful graphical approach used in exploratory data analysis for continuous longitudinal data. However, plotting growth curves for multiple participants rapidly becomes uninterpretable with categorical data....

RTI Press Research Report

Care continuity in a patient-centered medical home setting

The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) is a health system innovation aimed to improve cost, quality, and health outcomes. Research shows that Medicare beneficiaries at practices with PCMH recognition have lower Medicare costs than those at...

RTI Press Methods Report


RTI developed the check for housing units missed (CHUM) methodology to compensate for housing unit undercoverage of address-based sampling (ABS) frames for in-person, area probability surveys. The CHUM systematically identifies housing units...

RTI Press Occasional Paper

Decentralization and decentralized education finance in Egypt (2007-2013)

Over the period 2007–2013, a series of undertakings were made to introduce fundamental elements of decentralized education finance to Egypt. In 2009, 8.4M Egyptian pounds (EGP) of the Government of Egypt’s (GOE) budget was decentralized to every...

RTI Press Book

Innovations in home energy use

As a collection of essays that explore innovations to encourage reduction in homeowner energy use, this volume reflects a confluence of ideas and initiatives rather than a narrow look at what a single, particular line of academic literature...

RTI Press Conference Proceeding (Editor)

Conference proceedings

RTI International, the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), and the Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (FTCoE) present the proceedings from the 2015 Impression, Pattern, and Trace Evidence Symposium (IPTES). The IPTES was held August 25–27...