In this webinar, we explored key findings from the JPMorgan Chase Institute's Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Spending report.
AcademyHealth member Laura C. Myers discusses the implications of findings from a recent study pointing to complex issues around standardization of hospital policies.
AcademyHealth Members Publish Research on Substance Use Treatment, Health Policy Recommendations, and More
The January issue of Health Affairs features member research on topics such as substance use treatment, payment methods, medicare, medicaid, and health policy.
New Research from AcademyHealth Members Examines Ways to Improve Patient Safety and Hospital Operations
November’s issue of Health Affairs featured 14 articles authored or co-authored by AcademyHealth members, including a personal perspective on maternal mortality.
Despite growing knowledge, defining and measuring low-value care remains challenging. Recently published research highlights opportunity for progress in nonobvious low-value care.
The Healthy Marketplace Index: Furthering Transparency to Improve our Understanding of Commercial Healthcare Markets Across the Country
A new report from the Health Care Cost Institute, an AcademyHealth organizational affiliate, examined relative healthcare prices across the U.S. and found widespread healthcare price variation across metro areas.
Webinar: Starting a Serious Conversation About Health Care Spending: What can we Learn From the Past and From Elsewhere?
This new webinar series seeks to promote serious evidence-based discussions related to costs, value, and allocation of health care spending.
While prescription drug costs are a complex issue with multiple reasons for high prices, several states are exploring policies to address the problem.
Presentations at this year’s Annual Research Meeting underscored the importance of looking beyond the numbers to assess value, both in terms of the ultimate cost/benefit of an intervention as well as the factors that we assume influence value.
New research from Ishani Ganguli of Harvard Medical School examines the factors that can influence health care costs for high-cost patients and reveals a complex relationship between trust, patient activation and cost.