As our health care system continues to rebuild from the COVID-19 crisis and confront the ongoing threats of structural racism and inequality, trust has emerged as a vital issue to explore in efforts to improve the nation’s health and well-being.
For-Profit Hospitals Have Significant Potential to Impact Population Health and Serve as Anchors in their Communities
Given their location in counties with high economic and health needs, for-proﬁt hospitals have significant potential to impact population health if they are successfully incentivized to engage in population health improvement.
Leading with evidence in a time of change
Behind the scenes of decision-making in Washington
Research nominated as the best abstract for each theme from the 2021 Call for Abstracts explores topics related to COVID-19, the impact of Medicaid on access to care, using technology to improve patient experience, and more.
Members of AcademyHealth’s Child Health Services Research Interest Group Advisory Committee reflect on five key areas of advancement of Child HSR during 2020, and consider the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on children.
At last month’s National Health Policy Conference and Health Datapalooza, keynote speaker Francesca Dominici highlighted the importance of data as a foundation for informed decision-making for both health and climate policy.
The Communication Climate Assessment Toolkit analyses revealed important insights that can help inform rural hospital leadership as they seek to develop patient and family engagement practices that are valuable for patients, families, staff, and the organizational culture.
In the decade leading up to 2030, it will be important for health educators and other public health professionals to overcome the limitations of the ways well-being is incorporated in Healthy People 2030 to bring this broader focus on well-being to policy and programs to improve the nation’s health.
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.