Presentations at this year’s Annual Research Meeting underscored the importance of looking beyond the numbers to assess value, both in terms of the ultimate cost/benefit of an intervention as well as the factors that we assume influence value.
The following remarks were delivered by AcademyHealth President and CEO Lisa Simpson, MB, BCh, M.P.H., FAAP, at AcademyHealth's Annual Research Meeting on Sunday, June 24, during the opening welcome.
Highlighting research presented at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting (ARM) in June 2018, Rebecca Bruno of MITRE, an AcademyHealth organizational affiliate, points to solutions for addressing social determinants of health and improving health outcomes and reduced costs of care for the Medicaid population.
New research presented at AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting also reveal significant gender and racial disparities in patterns of opioid prescriptions for dental conditions.
New Research Predicts Block Granting, Per Capita Caps Would Reduce Health Centers Capacity to Serve the Underserved
Studies presented at AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting also examine linkages between Medicaid and preventable hospitalization and health care quality.
Studies presented at AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting shed new light on health disparities
Margo Edmunds, director of the AcademyHealth Center for Diversity, Inclusion and Minority Engagement in Health Services and Policy Research, highlights sessions on disparities and health equity at next week’s Annual Research Meeting during which attendees will have the chance to see the field from different perspectives.
Julia Adler-Milstein, one of the theme chairs for the Digital Technologies and Health track at this month’s 2018 Annual Research Meeting, highlights key themes including progress and challenges around interoperability, health IT’s impact on health care delivery and communication, the rise of consumer health IT solutions, and the latest research on telemedicine.
“If your research was a superhero, what would its special power be?”
Retail health clinics are a growing care source now capable of treating the approximately 100 million Americans with diabetes, asthma, or hypertension. AcademyHealth student member Elizabeth Danielson highlights the need for research into cost and quality of this care.