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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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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.
Posted Jan 14, 2021 By Kristin Rosengren
Blog Post       Considering the Future Impact of COVID on Health Spending

Considering the Future Impact of COVID on Health Spending

As partners in the Going Below The Surface Forum, AcademyHealth and the National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) consider the drivers of health spending in the United States through salons focused on challenging questions – which may not have immediate or universally accepted answers – as we attempt to push the conversation beyond the usual stakeholder posturing.
Posted Dec 10, 2020 By Raj Sabharwal, M.P.H.
Blog Post       Three Key Equity Considerations for Advancing High-Value Care

Three Key Equity Considerations for Advancing High-Value Care

In a webinar for the Research Community on Low-Value-Care, experts shared three key considerations for designing an equitable, high-value health care system. They emphasized the need to ensure equitable care is being delivered by a diverse workforce with an understanding of how to use data to improve interventions to advance equity.
Posted Nov 25, 2020 By Christina Tudor