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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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LGBTQ+ Pride Month and Health Services Research: Guidance for Research Partners

AcademyHealth member Dr. Kellan E. Baker, who serves as the Executive Director of the Whitman-Walker Institute, highlights efforts to advance LGBTQ+ health research. During Pride Month and beyond, the Institute seeks partners across the field of HSR to advance the scope and sophistication of research into LGBTQ+ health.
Posted Jun 22, 2022 By Kellan Baker, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.A.
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The Next Frontier in Research Data Sharing: NIH Policy Changes Are Coming

Stakeholders in NIH funded research should be informed about upcoming policy changes in data sharing and management strategies. Greg Downing spoke with leaders from NIH and research institutions who spearhead the policy implementation and in this blog post highlights implications for the academic research community and beyond.
Posted Jun 21, 2022 By Gregory Downing, D.O., Ph.D.
Blog Post       Efforts to Improve EHR Data for Maternal Health Research Featured in Healthcare IT News

Efforts to Improve EHR Data for Maternal Health Research Featured in Healthcare IT News

Standardization of maternal health data in electronic health records (EHR) will help researchers examine factors that impact health outcomes from pre-pregnancy to postpartum care and beyond. A new article in Healthcare IT News outlines a collaborative approach that led to the development of an implementation guide to support mapping maternal health data across clinical areas and use cases.
Posted Jun 15, 2022 By Lauren Adams, M.A.
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Sessions Highlight Importance of Addressing Structural Racism to Improve Care and Policy Approaches

Co-lead for the Annual Research Meeting (ARM) Structural Racism, Disparities, and Equity in Health theme J’Mag Karbeah spotlights the vast number of sessions and presentations under this theme on the impact of structural racism on health inequities, health care access, and patient quality of care.
Posted Jun 2, 2022 By J'Mag Karbeah, M.P.H.
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The Public and Population Health Theme at ARM 2022 Offers Insights on Health System Transformation

Public and Population Health theme co-chair, Angela Hagan, offers insights to key topics that will be explored at the meeting on health and well-being, including health equity in Medicare Advantage, Medicaid, commercially-insured, and community populations interwoven with COVID-19’s outsize impact on public and population health.
Posted Jun 1, 2022 By Angela S. Hagan, Ph.D., M.P.A.