Splaine Consulting creates exclusive policy materials in collaboration with our clients. Below are samples of our policy analysis work.

The High Cost of Low Vision

109_Vision-Report-Cover-PhotoA report describing the health, social and economic burdens of vision loss on a global society that is rapidly ageing. The report calls for increased public education and awareness programs, improved public policies and greater integration of preventive eye health interventions into public health systems.
Client: Bayer Pharma AG

Policy Options for Adopting Patient Navigation into Alzheimer’s Care and Support

graphics pen mouse 2 Introduces the concept of patient navigation with brief background, lays out the case for its use in Alzheimer care and examines the policy possibilities for payment of patient navigation services for persons with Alzheimer’s. The policy section has a special emphasis on what state government might do and provides current information on states approaches to credentialing. Includes an annotated bibliography of key studies.
Client: Pfizer/Clark County (NV) Alzheimer Action Network

Dementia: A Women’s Global Health Issue

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Outlines the evidence to declare dementia as a global women’s health issue and priority. Due to the profound effects of the ageing population and changes in demographic and societal trends, women bear the weight of dementia in numerous ways as they are shouldering most of the disease and caregiving burden.
Client: Alzheimer’s Disease International

Alzheimer’s Around the World

earth reflectionAzGS 24th Annual Fall Symposium Presentation. A global view of dementia as a public health priority.
Client: Arizona Geriatrics Society (AzGS)

Issue Briefs

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Mike Splaine with Mr. Tomohisa Tannno, who is one of eleven starting members of the Japan Dementia Working Group (JDWG). The JDWG is a group of persons with dementia advocating for themselves and others.