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Costs & Payments

Understanding the factors that increase or reduce costs and the ways that payments affect the choices people make can help improve health and health care decision making.

Blog Post       More Rigorous Data Needed to Determine Success of SDOH Intervention Programs

More Rigorous Data Needed to Determine Success of SDOH Intervention Programs

In a recent webinar in collaboration with the National Pharmaceutical Council, experts discussed how to evaluate SDOH programs and interventions from a cost perspective. Speakers emphasized the incomplete state of current knowledge and the need to improve studies and data infrastructure to determine their value.
Posted May 13, 2021 By Raj Sabharwal, M.P.H., Christina Tudor
Blog Post       Commentary Explores Opportunities to Advance High-Value Care in A Post-Pandemic World

Commentary Explores Opportunities to Advance High-Value Care in A Post-Pandemic World

Reflecting upon the 2019 Summit, “Imagining a World Without Low-Value Care: What Will it Take?” sponsored by AcademyHealth, the Donaghue Foundation, and the ABIM Foundation, in collaboration with the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health and the Veterans Administration, a commentary published in the American Journal of Managed Care explores the main barriers preventing progress against low-value care and highlights promising solutions.
Posted Mar 24, 2021 By Sarah Millender
Blog Post       Lessons from the Field: Building Organizational Resiliency to Deliver High-Value Care in the Time of COVID

Lessons from the Field: Building Organizational Resiliency to Deliver High-Value Care in the Time of COVID

In a recent webinar for the Research Community on Low-Value Care, experts shared what their organizations have learned about building organizational resilience, recovery, and capacity during COVID-19. Speakers emphasized the need to re-design our health systems around high-value care, equity, and more stable payment structures.
Posted Mar 4, 2021 By Sarah Millender
Blog Post       Considering the Future Impact of COVID on Health Spending

Considering the Future Impact of COVID on Health Spending

As partners in the Going Below The Surface Forum, AcademyHealth and the National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) consider the drivers of health spending in the United States through salons focused on challenging questions – which may not have immediate or universally accepted answers – as we attempt to push the conversation beyond the usual stakeholder posturing.
Posted Dec 10, 2020 By Raj Sabharwal, M.P.H.
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As the Threat of COVID-19 Eventually Recedes, Incentives for New Vaccine Development Are Needed

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.
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Blog Post       Nursing Health Services Research: Developing an Agenda to Address the Nation’s Top Health Care Challenges in the 2020s

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.