AcademyHealth’s advocacy team has worked with federal agencies on how our field can more effectively respond to Requests for Information (RFIs).
Diverse definitions of rurality among government agencies make it difficult to understand rural health. Standardizing definitions and collecting data on disparities within and between rural communities are important for researchers to better inform policy and practice.
Individuals with disabilities face many health disparities, as do rural residents. The recent NIH designation of people with disabilities as a population with health disparities presents a needed opportunity for robust research at the intersection of disability, rurality, and health.
This month's "Read on Washington," available only to AcademyHealth members, includes updates on appropriations, a new NIH director, and more.
This month's "Read on Washington," available only to AcademyHealth members, includes updates on appropriations, funding for community health centers, updates on CMS delivery models, and more.
This month's "Read on Washington," available only to AcademyHealth members, includes updates on HRSA training grants, new research on private equity and health care costs, Medicare drug negotiations, HHS guidance on AI uses, and more.
Leveraging PCORI Resources for More Robust Health Services Research: Takeaways from AcademyHealth’s Organizational Briefing with PCORI Executive Director Nakela Cook
PCORI has awarded over $3 billion since 2010. In a recent organizational briefing, Director Cook discussed funding priorities going forward and how researchers can take advantage of PCORI resources.
Strengthening data collection and ensuring researchers and governments have access to high-quality data can help us unravel the complex processes that lead to maternal mortality.
This month's "Read on Washington," available only to AcademyHealth members, includes updates on the FY24 appropriations process, congressional action on drug supply chains, new NCHS report on excess deaths, and more.
How policymakers can advance access to maternal health care in rural settings by supporting rural health care centers and providers
The United States has a maternal health crisis that disproportionately impacts patients in rural areas. Policymakers can address these disparities by enabling better access to care and supporting workforce development in rural communities.