Health Care Delivery

There are two main goals of health care delivery: to improve service coordination and to enhance patient care. Westat’s research provides national estimates of the use of health care services, information on the nation’s health status, and the quality of care for targeted health conditions.

Project Highlights

Botswana HIV/AIDS Prevention Project

Despite having one of the best public health systems in Africa, Botswana has had little success with reducing the prevalence of HIV. About 340,000 adults (23.4% of the population)...

Developing an evaluation plan

Dental needs are the highest unmet health need for children and have long-term life consequences. Despite Medicaid coverage of dental care, only a little more than 1/3 of children...

Evaluating patient-centered medical homes

Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMHs) could play a part in reforming the U.S. health care system. A PCMH is a care facility that structures care around patients, often implementing coordinated...