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.
Findings from AcademyHealth members’ work suggest that hospital global budgets can reduce hospital expenditures and unnecessary utilization without adverse effects.
Guest authors from AcademyHealth organizational affiliate, Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, discuss findings from a recent survey.
This webinar sought to define and deepen the understanding of low-value care and its importance to various stakeholders.
As part of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality-funded project Research Insights, managed by AcademyHealth, this webinar identified the effects of a range of federal and state levers intended to strengthen the individual health insurance market’s infrastructure.
AcademyHealth staff reflect on the continuing need to advance research on low value care, following a Health Affairs blog post urging a focus on vulnerable populations in broader efforts to reduce low-value care.
AcademyHealth member Naiya Patel highlights how formative training around alternative tobacco products could help dental health professionals deliver better care.
With medical errors causing more than 250,000 deaths annually, Karen Wolk Feinstein of the Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative, an AcademyHealth organizational affiliate, issues a call for change in four key areas to save lives and improve care.
Health Data Leadership Institute speaker and AcademyHealth member Lisa Green encourages consumers and researchers to consider the strengths and shortcomings of data used to measure the effectiveness of health care interventions, models, and policies.
This webinar discussed the health care spending debate in the United States.