Summarizing an expert discussion at an August 2020 virtual meeting, this brief examines the COVID-19 vaccine development experience and reviews existing research on vaccine development, manufacturing, and distribution, including financing mechanisms to help ensure its accessibility, as well as policies to promote equity.
Nursing Health Services Research: Developing an Agenda to Address the Nation’s Top Health Care Challenges in the 2020s
As the COVID-19 pandemic shines a spotlight on the critical role of nursing in health care delivery, members from the Interdisciplinary Research Group on Nursing Issues (IRGNI) highlight key areas of focus to ensure nursing health services research is well-positioned to address the nation’s top health care challenges over the next decade.
Delivery System Science Fellow and AcademyHealth member Audrey Johnson offers a perspective on the impact of constant changes in the health care system, best practices for de-implementation, and harnessing clinician’s knowledge to target evidence-based interventions.
Part IV: De-implementing Low-Value Care Services: Implications and Challenges at the Organizational Level
In this final post in a four-part blog series, authors from AcademyHealth’s Research Community on Low-Value Care explore issues that health systems must confront in the de-implementation process.
The third in a four-part blog series, authors from AcademyHealth’s Research Community on Low-Value Care explore considerations for providers as they address the issue of de-implementation in care delivery.
The second in a four-part blog series, authors from AcademyHealth’s Research Community on Low-Value Care explore how the process of de-implementing health care services impacts patients.
The first in a four-part blog series, authors from AcademyHealth’s Research Community on Low-Value Care explore the concept of de-implementation as a normal and routine part of the ever-evolving research and care delivery process.
Employers in Colorado Band Together to Directly Negotiate Rates and Lower Costs for Health Care Consumers
The Center for Improving Value in Health Care, a member of AcademyHealth’s partner, the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement, highlights how Colorado is trying change the way employers purchase, and consumers shop for health care.
Cheryl Austein Casnoff and Mary Wheatley of MITRE, an AcademyHealth organization affiliate, explore challenges in value-based payment model adoption in response to AcademyHealth’s recent 2020 National Health Policy Conference.
Findings from AcademyHealth members' work reveal that a substantial amount of the variation was related to differences within individual hospitals and not explained by factors such as severity of illness, length of stay, or patients’ age.