Health care data are generated and stored in a wide variety of formats. How can data users access and share data in order to learn from it? Health services researchers and data users are looking at data sharing to improve health and health care.
AcademyHealth's Evidence-Informed State Health Policy Institute supports this research network that enables participating states to harness multi-state Medicaid data to address issues of national public health importance and measure the impact of innovative policies and interventions.
AcademyHealth’s public and population health portfolio offers training, scholarships and resources for researchers, facilitates connections with policymakers, and stimulates discussions around the challenges and opportunities faced by the evolving public health system – from organization and financing to delivery and impact.
With support from the Medicaid and CHIP Payment & Access Commission, AcademyHealth’s Evidence-Informed State Health Policy Institute, in collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh, is exploring the use of non-opioid controlled substances and the treatment of non-opioid substance use disorders.