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

Evaluating supported employment

The percentage of people receiving disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA) for a mental health impairment is increasing. In 2005, SSA selected Westat to lead the Mental...

Examining health needs of female veterans

Little is known about the long-term health and mental health status of female Vietnam veterans. For many of these women, the effects of this war are still present in...

Finding how best to support family caregivers

The National Family Caregiver Support Program (NFCSP) provides a range of assistance to people caring for an elderly parent, spouse, or other family member. This support can range from...

How are our wounded warriors adjusting?

The Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) is a nonprofit organization founded in 2003 by a group of veterans and friends to serve veterans and servicemembers who incurred a physical or...

Investigating new therapies for leukemia

In 2015, about 54,000 people will be diagnosed with leukemia and 24,000 people are expected to die from the disease in the U.S., the American Cancer Society estimates. Westat...

Keeping tabs on the health of Californians

Policymakers and researchers need a detailed picture of residents’ health and health care needs to promote policies that improve public health; conduct studies; justify programs that fight health threats...

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