Since 1992, we have partnered with researchers, private and public agencies, academic institutions, community-based organizations, and other collaborators to design and implement innovative programs with meaningful, lasting impact.

CoIIN to Advance Care of CMC


Under a 4-year HRSA-funded cooperative agreement, staff will lead the Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (CoIIN) to Advance Care of Children with Medical Complexity (CMC).

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Improving Access to HIV Care Using Community Health Workers


This 3-year initiative seeks to increase the use of community health workers (CHW) to improve the health of people living with HIV who are underserved.

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The Dissemination and Evaluation Center


The DEC is currently conducting a multisite evaluation utilizing an Implementation Science framework, studying 4 HRSA HIV initiatives to disseminate successful practices to the field.

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Project CAATCH


Center staff and four MA Health Centers are working to create a model to locate and engage women and young adults who are HIV+ who face barriers to care or who have fallen out of care.

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Project REACH


Project REACH will evaluate interventions designed to increase availability of tobacco-free Section 8 housing, decrease methanol cigarette use, and increase access to healthy beverages.

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MCH Workforce Development


The Catalyst Center provides content expertise in developing and delivering training to increase the knowledge of Title V staff and MCH students on the implications of the ACA.

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The Catalyst Center


The Catalyst Center provides technical assistance to states and stakeholders to improve health insurance and financing of care for children and youth with special health care needs.

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Boston Public Health Commission Ryan White Part A Needs Assessment Project


CAHPP staff conducted a needs assessment and performance gap analysis of the core support services for people living with HIV/AIDS in the Boston Eligible Metropolitan Area (EMA).

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Med-HEART collaborated with nine demonstration sites to evaluate models of care that link people living with HIV and experiencing homelessness with needed services and resources.

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Deborah Munroe Noonan Research Project


The goal of this project is to examine the impact of case management on costs and health outcomes for children and youth with mental illness between the ages 0-23.

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LPFCH Care Coordination Project


Catalyst staff identified strategies for financing and reimbursing care coordination services to promote the health and well-being of children and youth with special health care needs.

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SOC Planning


Working as independent evaluators, Center staff identified features, strengths, and weaknesses of the MA Multi-City Young Children’s Mental Health System of Care (SOC) Planning Project.

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The SPECTRuM Project


The “Strategic Peer-Enhanced Care and Retention Model” (SPECTRuM) project aims to expand access to and improve retention in HIV care and treatment for PLWHA.

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CAHPP provided technical assistance to provide better resources and strategies to sustain programs focused on infant and early childhood mental health initiatives.

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The MAI SPNS project focused on providing better access to resources, housing and proper care for racial/ethnic minority communities where HIV/AIDS epidemic continues to grow.

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The Evaluation Center for HIV and Oral Health coordinated a 5-year national multi-site evaluation of service models to increase access to oral health care for people who are HIV+.

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PEER Center


The PEER Center developed training resources and provided support to help organizations launch a peer program to engage and retain people living with HIV in care and treatment.

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Kaleidoscope of Care


Kaleidoscope of Care is a cross-disciplinary training curriculum for providers to increase knowledge and awareness of the relationship between HIV infection and substance use.

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CORE coordinated a national multi-site evaluation of HIV outreach strategies to engage and retain underserved individuals with HIV into care.

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NIDRR Access to Care


The NIDRR project aimed to examine access barriers to the continuum of mainstream health care services for persons with disabilities across the lifespan in Massachusetts.

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RWJF Managed Care Best Practices


Center staff investigated how states provide substance abuse treatment services to individuals with disabilities enrolled in Medicaid Managed Care Plans and identified best practices.

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