Kealoha Fox outlines a 10-year effort that resulted in billions of dollars of government investment in programs that connect cultural values to social determinants of health in Hawai‘i. Dr. Fox presented this work at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Sharing Knowledge conference, organized in partnership with AcademyHealth.
Approved by the AcademyHealth Board of Directors in December 2019, this five-year strategic plan lays out a structure for progress, with the flexibility to address the key issues of the day.
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Originally designed as an interactive policy walk, this Snapshot of Innovation outlines an initiative where health policy has had a role in positively impacting racial justice and health equity for Native Hawaiians.
Research nominated as the best abstract for each theme from the 2020 Call for Abstracts includes examinations of relationships between insurance, care, and vulnerability as well as novel approaches and insights from evaluation.
A new report, supported by Well Being Trust and produced by AcademyHealth and ACT for Health, identifies expert recommendations to improve teen mental health.
Five new studies, awarded under the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Understanding and Supporting Anchor Businesses to Build a Culture of Health program, supported by AcademyHealth, are examining the ways that for-profit businesses advance health and well-being in their communities.
Recent Analysis of National Library of Medicine Database Reveals Overlooked Aspects of Diabetes Care, Including Disparities in Diabetes Management
Gavin Arneson, nursing student and winner of the National Library of Medicine’s HSRProj Research Competition for Students, and his mentor Maya Clark-Cutaia, reflect on the past, present and future of diabetes care and how national trends have touched both their lives.
AcademyHealth, in partnership with ACT for Health and with support from Well Being Trust, developed this report outlining prioritized policy recommendations from experts in the field for enhancing the psychological, social, and emotional wellbeing of America’s teens.
Medicaid Expansion Enrollees in Michigan Make Gains in Employment Prior to Implementation of State’s Work Requirement
Employment and student activities increased among Michigan Medicaid expansion enrollees, outpacing employment gains among the state’s general population during the same time period.