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.
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.
Behind the scenes of decision-making in Washington
Addressing the COVID-19 pandemic requires an unprecedented communal effort. The same is true for climate change.
Climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic both have profound negative impacts on our health, wellbeing, and way of life, and exacerbate health inequities. Both threats also call for collaboration on an unprecedented scale and speed.
Child Welfare Reform Package Points to Opportunities to Leverage State Administrative Data to Improve Research and Evaluation
Written by Kentucky members of AcademyHealth’s State-University Partnership Learning Network, this issue brief distills how the Family First Prevention Services Act changes child welfare policy and practice, and offers insights on how data from state Comprehensive Child Welfare Information Systems (CCWIS) can be used to produce high-quality research and evaluation.
AcademyHealth CEO Lisa Simpson asked Charlie Bruner, of the Integrated Care for Kids (InCK) Marks network, supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, about its efforts to transform child health care in the United States. The following is the Q & A from that interaction.
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.