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AcademyHealth Blog

Welcome to the AcademyHealth blog, together with our members, we promote interaction across the health research and policy arenas by bringing together a broad spectrum of players to share their perspectives. Here we offer important perspectives from people passionate about expanding access to care, reducing costs and improving quality, as well as updates on AcademyHealth activities relevant to the community.

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Opportunities to Advance Equity through Research Funding, Training, and Networking at the 2024 Annual Research Meeting

From new research funding and networking opportunities to plenary and poster sessions, participants will have ample opportunities to learn about methods to advance health equity at this year’s Annual Research Meeting in Baltimore starting later this week.
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Transforming Care for Children with Complex Medical Needs: Emerging Insights from Five HRSA-funded Demonstration Sites

A recent webinar for the HRSA-funded Enhancing Systems of Care for Children with Medical Complexity initiative shared early insights from the project’s five demonstration sites in their second year implementing innovative care models for improved care coordination and health outcomes for children with medical complexity and their families.
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A Mindset & Innovative Tools for Integrating Health and Equity into Policymaking Across Sectors

Health in All Policies is an approach to fostering cross-sector collaboration and promoting policies to improve population health that is spreading across U.S. jurisdictions. A May 2024 convening in Washington, D.C. explored tools and approaches that have been developed and refined to center health and equity in policymaking.
Posted Jun 20, 2024 By Danielle DeCosta, M.P.H.
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Public and Population Health Theme Sessions for the 2024 Annual Research Meeting: Equitable Access to Health Care and Prevention Services in a Post-Pandemic, Climate Changing Environment

Valerie Yeager, Public and Population Health Theme co-chair, highlights topics and findings of the 24 presentations featured in this year’s Public and Population Theme at the 2024 Annual Research Meeting (ARM) in Baltimore this June 29-July 2.
Posted Jun 13, 2024 By Valerie Yeager, Dr.P.H., M.Phil.