Health Policy Research & Analysis

Opioid and Heroin-Related Hospital Use in Tennessee 2007-2016 The Opioid Epidemic in Tennessee: 2018 Update on Indicators of Progress August 9, 2018 - The most up-to-date data in 2018 show recent trends persist — the supply and potency of prescription opioids are falling, but negative outcomes continue to climb.
2018 Tennessee County Health Profiles Check Out Our 95 County Health Profiles July 27, 2018 - Our County Health Profiles examine health outcomes and the drivers of population health in all 95 TN counties.
The Drivers of Health Are Complex and Interconnected The Drivers of Health July 18, 2018 - Research shows 4 broad factors other than genetics influence our health.

Budget Policy Research & Analysis

Tennessee Tax Revenue Tracker - June 2018 Tennessee Tax Revenue Tracker: June 2018 July 17, 2018 - As of June 30, 2018, Tennessee had collected about 95% of its total budgeted revenue for the current fiscal year. Actual collections were about 3% higher than estimated.
Governors of Tennessee & the Recessions They Faced (1939 through May 2018) TN’s Next Governor Will Probably Face a Recession May 23, 2018 - When that recession comes, the governor’s options could prove more limited than in years past. Tough decisions lie ahead.
Healthy Debate 2018 Healthy Debate 2018: A Primer on Health & Budget Policy in Tennessee January 5, 2018 - A resource for any Tennessean who hopes to make or influence public policy in our state.