fbpx Building Healthy Communities | AcademyHealth Skip to main content

Building Healthy Communities

Health is about more than health care. Where we live, work, and play affects our health. Health services research provides evidence on the factors that affect, and support, the health of communities.

Blog Post       Anchor Businesses and the Symbiotic Relationship between Community Health and Business Performance

Anchor Businesses and the Symbiotic Relationship between Community Health and Business Performance

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.
Posted Jun 16, 2020 By Megan Collado, M.P.H.
Blog Post

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.
Blog Post

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.
Publication

Work Accepted to the 2020 Annual Research Meeting Represents the Best of Health Services Research

While the in-person 2020 Annual Research Meeting has been canceled, the abstracts accepted for presentation continue to demonstrate the quality and relevance of this field. AcademyHealth is pleased to publish this full list of all the names of those accepted to present at the meeting previously scheduled for mid-June in Boston.
Posted