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Seeing Last Year’s Comments in Action in 2017

Last year – as part of our ongoing charge to ensure health services research is accounted for in federal policy – AcademyHealth submitted several comments to federal policymakers -- among them were responses to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects and the NPRM on the Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. This year we’ve seen final rules on both these subjects released.
Posted Jan 26, 2017
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Beyond the Headlines: Using Evidence to Inform Health Policy Debates

As we head into inauguration day and prepare for a new administration to enter the White House, we hold firm in our principle that policies affecting health and performance of the health system should be informed by the best and most relevant evidence.
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Prognostication Articles: Health Policy in 2017 and Beyond

Last week’s election has resulted in a number of perspectives and prognostications on what the results of the election mean and how they could impact health and health care, health research, and the science enterprise more broadly. Below is a sample of what we’ve been reading this week:

Posted Nov 16, 2016
Topics Advocacy