Research finds that community health affects employees’ use of emergency departments, which suggests a need for greater education about and access to primary care.
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?
Co-editors of a forthcoming theme issue in Health Services Research, one of AcademyHealth’s official journals, outline the importance of generating research on more than just medical care outcomes to improve population health.
In March, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, in collaboration with AcademyHeath, gathered researchers, practitioners, and thought leaders from across the country to share knowledge around community resilience, a critical aspect of building a Culture of Health.
This webinar looked at global and national perspectives to explore the results of using well-being metrics.
New research suggests a link between employers who invest in health in their workplaces and increased stock value, and fewer health risks for employees.
New evidence presented at AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting reveals the relationships between paid family leave and breastfeeding, Medicaid expansion and eviction rates, as well as the first ever prevalence estimates of food insecurity in Medicare.
Today's research driving tomorrow's outcomes.
This environmental scan, conducted by AcademyHealth with support from the Kresge Foundation, provides an overview of the technology behind emerging multi-sector initiatives to address social determinants of health.
Engagement with Community-Based Organizations Key to Achieving Health Equity & Wellness for Medicaid Populations
This issue brief from AcademyHealth, Health Management Associates, and the Disability Policy Consortium, provides a compelling case for engaging Community-Based Organizations in Medicaid payment and care delivery system reform.