Finalists created tools for comparative insights across counties, combined data for fuller pictures of community health and used data visualization to reveal disparate health outcomes.
Award winner Robert Krughoff is the founder and president of the Center for the Study of Services /Consumers’ Checkbook, an independent non-profit organization that improves transparency in health care and promotes greater consumer understanding of health care information.
The first papers published in the ongoing section, Better Decisions Together, in AcademyHealth’s open access, peer-reviewed journal eGEMs highlight work to advance patient-centered clinical decision support.
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
Recent findings from AcademyHealth’s Payment Reform for Population Health Initiative, featured in Health Affairs yesterday, identify several strategies to leverage current Medicaid authorities to promote and provide prevention services.
Sixth Annual Health Data Liberator Award Honors Work to Increase Use and Impact of Humanitarian Data
Winners of the award were recognized at Health Datapalooza for their work on the Humanitarian Data Exchange, an open platform for sharing humanitarian data.
Finalist projects for the inaugural Milbank Memorial Fund and AcademyHealth State and Local Innovation Award leverage data to improve health and outcomes in their communities.
Omnibus Legislation for FY2018 Improves Funding for Health Research, Including the First Increase for AHRQ in Nine Years
The FY2018 omnibus spending package helps ensure that health care delivery organizations, policymakers, and the people they serve have the information and evidence they need to make informed decisions.