COMMUNITY HEALTH CATALYST

Translational research that convenes industry and academic experts for real-world impact.

Research Focus Areas
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Research

Together, we design, implement and evaluate evidence-based studies and uncover best practices to motivate individuals to take action to improve their lives.

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Reach

With Centene operations in 31 states and over 14.4 million members, our health behavior research informs programs and services that reach our nation’s most vulnerable families and communities.

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Real World Impact

We are positioned to improve the effectiveness of healthcare delivery, positively influence health outcomes, and decrease healthcare costs.

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MISSION STATEMENT

Centene Center for Health Transformation is a community-industry-academic healthcare partnership that advances people centered health solutions to improve lives so that communities can thrive.

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Our Research

Our Research

The Centene Center is a community-industry-academic healthcare partnership that advances life-centric health research to improve lives so communities can thrive. A leading model of collaboration that applies research findings for real-world impact, the Centene Center is a true testament to the value of designing innovative and evidence-based healthcare interventions that translate to the enhanced delivery of managed care.

Member
Engagement

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MEMBER ENGAGEMENT

Determine the most effective strategies for encouraging Medicaid recipients and their family members to participate in local evidence-based healthcare programs.

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Health
Outcomes

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HEALTH OUTCOMES

Identify psychosocial factors that may contribute to better health outcomes for various medical conditions, such as diabetes.

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Behaviors

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BEHAVIORS

Assess the predictors of success for making healthier life choices—and identify barriers that may impede healthy choices and sustained health behavior change.

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Social
Determinants
of Health

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SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH

Address how various social and economic factors such as the lack of housing, food and safety impact our health and well-being.

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Healthcare
Service
Delivery

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HEALTHCARE SERVICE DELIVERY

Study the effectiveness of service delivery models on health outcomes and assess the role that underinsurance plays in people’s decisions and healthcare utilization behaviors.

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Blog & News

Annual Reports

Annual Report

Making Connections, Changing Lives

Our accomplishments, collaborations, and successes; a true testament to the power of industry-academic partnerships.

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