New research published in JAMA reveals that Black enrollees were considerably less likely than white enrollees to be treated with medications for opioid use disorder and were less likely to have continuity of such treatment. Results are based on data from the Medicaid Outcomes Distributed Research Network (MODRN), supported by AcademyHealth.
Over the past year, we learned the importance of strong leadership and effective governance, particularly during periods of change. It is in that vein that AcademyHealth continues to revitalize the process for selecting members of its board of directors.
AcademyHealth today announced the formation of an Advisory Group on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Health Services Research
The Advisory Group is providing strategic insights on how to develop continuity across AcademyHealth’s diversity, equity and inclusion activities. Members represent a variety of lived experiences, racial/ethnic identities, gender identities, geographies, organizational settings, areas of professional expertise, and career stages.
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.