The Hilltop Institute periodically posts news items and issues electronic bulletins to disseminate information about Hilltop activities and publications. Below are the three most recent. Go to the News and Bulletin Archive, below, to view previous posts.
Bulletin: Duane Glossner Announces His Retirement
Duane Glossner, The Hilltop Institute’s Director of Rate Setting, has announced his retirement effective December 31, 2020. For the past 21 years, Duane’s stalwart leadership and expert technical support for Maryland’s rate setting process has been unparalleled.
Bulletin: The Value of State-University Partnerships
In Hilltop’s inaugural HillTopic blog post, Executive Director Cynthia Woodcock writes about partnerships between state Medicaid programs and public universities and shares two value propositions she authored.
Hilltop Senior Data Scientist Fei Han, PhD, Receives Grant to Develop Model Predicting Patients’ COVID-19 Hospitalization Risk
Dr. Fei Han has received a COVID-19 Accelerated Translational Incubator Pilot (ATIP) award for research to help predict and reduce patients’ risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19. He will further develop the Hilltop Pre-AH Model™, a preventative risk model, to apply to pandemic conditions.
The project is funded by UMBC and the University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB) Institute for Clinical & Translational Research (ITCR).