Mayors are key public health actors, often playing an important role in shaping social determinants - from housing to education to the physical urban environment. But how do mayors perceive the health of their communities and approach their role in promoting healthy places?
Labor-HHS offers good news for HSR and AHRQ with a proposed increase of $20.2 million, the single largest increase in more than decade.
The National Health Policy Conference took place February 4-5, 2019 at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C.
A comprehensive seminar on all aspects of health policy.
Today marks the end of funding to support the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s National Guideline Clearinghouse. AcademyHealth’s statement on the shut down notes it is a direct result of years of budget stagnation and cuts.
This report reflects expert recommendations aimed at advancing child health policy on four pressing issues including Medicaid and CHIP delivery and payment reforms, consumer digital health, precision medicine, and opioid addiction and neonatal abstinence syndrome.
AcademyHealth outlines concern about the effect flat or reduced funding will have on decision makers’ ability to make informed choices that ensure the best, safest care while addressing costs and protecting patient safety.
Amidst a myriad of health policy changes, physician advocacy is now more relevant than ever. AcademyHealth member, Dr. Anita Shah and coauthor Dr. Abby Nerlinger highlight a tool for documenting a scholarly approach to advocacy.
This 2015-2017 Progress Report details how AcademyHealth worked with our members, partners, and funders to make both health care and research better all with the aim of making health and health care better for everybody.
President’s request proposes significant and concerning changes to the nation’s scientific enterprise.