NGA ISSUE LIBRARY

Our nation’s Governors are dedicated to leading bipartisan solutions that improve citizens’ lives. Through NGA, Governors identify priority issues and deal with matters of public policy and governance at the state, national and global levels. NGA teams work side-by-side with state leaders to identify challenges and develop solutions. View NGA products below, filterable by content type and topic.

Sustaining State Health Information Exchange: A State Toolkit

Many tools have been proposed to correct the ills of the health care system, but there is likely no single ...
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State Roles in Delivery System Reforms

With the cost of health care rising faster than the gross domestic product (GDP), it is vital for the United ...
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Shaping a Healthier Generation: Healthy Kids, Healthy America State Profiles of Progress

Through the Healthy Kids, Healthy America program, the NGA Center supported 15 states as they worked to develop policies to ...
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Policy Strategies for Advancing Interstate Health Information Exchange: A Report to the State Alliance for e-Health

Variations among states' laws, and differences between states' laws and federal law, are one of the most significant obstacles to ...
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Shaping a Healthier Generation: Successful State Strategies to Prevent Childhood Obesity

The NGA Center convened the Shaping a Healthier Generation Advisory Council in response to the need for innovative and actionable ...
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Preparing to Implement HITECH: A State Guide for Electronic Health Information Exchange

The HITECH Act, enacted as part of the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, expands the role of states in ...
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State Employee Health Management Initiatives

With a workforce increasingly susceptible to chronic diseases, states are addressing the various conditions that account for more than 75 ...
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NGA Center Influenza Resources

Preparing for a Pandemic Influenza: A Primer for Governors and Senior State Officials Sustaining the State Workforce: Strategies for Effective ...
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Small Business Initiatives for Health Coverage and Disease Prevention

Small businesses create a majority of new jobs in the country and make significant contributions to the nation’s economic viability ...
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