Rachel Campbell-Baier is a Research Assistant at AcademyHealth, where she supports the Evidence-Informed State Health Policy Institute (ESHPI). In her role, Rachel provides administrative, programmatic, and research support for projects such as the Medicaid Outcomes Distributed Research Network (MODRN) Corrections to Community Study and a CDC-funded project examining congenital syphilis rates among pregnant Medicaid enrollees in three southern states. Prior to working at AcademyHealth, Rachel interned at the Medical Legal Partnership, a nonprofit dedicated to providing low-income patients with free legal aid to assist with their health-harming legal needs. In her role, Rachel interviewed referred patients and provided programmatic and research support to various cases. Rachel graduated from Furman University in 2020 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a minor in Medicine, Health, and Culture.

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Moving Towards Equitable Innovation: Lessons Learned from AcademyHealth’s 2022 Health Datapalooza and National Health Policy Conference

At AcademyHealth’s 2022 Health Datapalooza and National Health Policy Conference, panelists discussed how they are leveraging new data techniques, as well as community and patient perspectives into design, interoperability, and data sharing decisions to improve overall health outcomes.
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New Research Proposes Metrics, Measures, and Models Promoting Health Equity

The Preparedness and Treatment Equity Coalition (PTEC) is supporting four teams develop implementable, data-driven research to decrease inequity in the health care system. These projects were identified in partnership with AcademyHealth and a work group comprised of PTEC members and partners.