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Survey of Hurricane Katrina Evacuees

To give voice to people whose lives have been devastated by Hurricane Katrina and the ensuing floods, The Washington Post, the Kaiser Family Foundation, and the Harvard School of Public Health conducted a unique survey of evacuees in shelters in the Houston area. The provides information on evacuees’ lives before…

Views of the New Medicare Drug Law – Toplines

This document includes the toplines from a comprehensive survey of people on Medicare and their attitudes toward the new Medicare drug law. The survey provides detailed insight in their perceptions and opinions about the law, the Medicare-approved drug-discount card program and the new Medicare drug benefit set to begin in…

Consumers’ Views of Patient Safety and Quality Information

Consumers’ Views of Patient Safety and Quality InformationThe Kaiser Family Foundation and the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality released an updated survey capturing the public’s views and knowledge of medical errors and their experiences with improving the quality of their care.Since the Institute of Medicine issued a landmark…

Health Poll Report Survey: Voters on Health Care and the 2006 Elections

This October 2006 survey examines voters’ views and worries on health care and other issues in advance of the midterm Congressional elections.Overall, nearly half (46%) of voters say they are “very worried” about having to pay more for their health care or insurance, putting health care costs at the top…

Data Note: Voters Views of the Economy: What’s Health Care Got to Do With It?

Voters frequently cite the economy as a key issue in determining their preferences in any given election. At the same time, many people report that they are very worried about the rising costs of health care, naming it as a top personal concern. This Public Opinion Data Note focuses on…

Chartpack: The Public’s Health Care Agenda

These charts highlight data from The Public’s Health Care Agenda for the New Congress and Presidential Campaign, conducted jointly by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health between November 9 and 19, 2006. The survey looks at the public’s priorities and views on health issues as…

Chartpack: Seniors and the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit

These charts highlight data from a poll on Seniors and the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit, conducted jointly by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health between November 9 and 19, 2006. It included a nationally representative sample of 718 seniors, including 275 who reported being enrolled…

Toplines: Kaiser Health Tracking Poll: Election 2008 – September 2008

This document contains the topline from the September Kaiser Health Tracking Poll: Election 2008 poll. The poll involved a nationally representative random sample of 1,207 adults (including 1,081 who say they were registered to vote), who were interviewed by telephone between September 8 and 13, 2008. The margin of sampling…

2008 Update on Consumers’ Views of Patient Safety and Quality Information Summary & Chartpack

2008 Update on Consumers’ Views of Patient Safety and Quality Information – Summary & ChartpackThis summary and chartpack provides an updated examination of consumers’ views on health care quality information reveals major challenges remain in providing the public with comparative quality information and encouraging its use. The 2008 Update on…

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