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.
Getting evidence to decision makers at the right time, in the right format, and on relevant topics has never been easy. This year’s meeting reminded us why it’s important to do it anyway.
Studies Identify New Risk Factors for Long-Term Opioid Use, Cost-Effectiveness of Naloxone Distribution
New Research Presented at the Annual Research Meeting Examines Variations in Prescribing Rates and Interventions That Work
Studies presented at the Annual Research Meeting examine Medicaid innovations in Arkansas and Michigan.