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Delivering Better Care

Delivering better care is a broad domain of research that includes assessing and improving the quality of care itself, expanding access to care, and understanding the many ways to organize and improve care in hospitals, health systems and other care settings.

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Translating Research to Practice: Recommended Practices for Hospitals to Reduce Diagnostic Errors

Experts from The Leapfrog Group, an AcademyHealth organizational member, explore the challenges of translating diagnostic research into widespread action. A new initiative aims to address this and rapidly reduce harm from diagnostic error through public reporting and accountability.
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Challenges and Opportunities for Authentic Patient Engagement in a Virtual Research Environment

The second post in our Weitzman Institute blog series on conducting health equity research during the COVID-19 pandemic highlights challenges and lessons learned in building rapport and authentically engaging with patients in a virtual research environment.
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Long COVID and The Care Delivery Challenge: The Role of Health Services Research

The techniques, focus, and skills of health service researchers is key as federal programs and health systems identify and administer treatments for Long COVID. As Long COVID continues to disproportionately harm populations that are already suffering from health disparities, poorly designed or targeted dissemination efforts could worsen this health outcome gap.

Meeting Presents Possible Causes and Contributing Factors to Pre-hospital Diagnostic Delay

AcademyHealth, in collaboration with the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, hosted a meeting with clinical experts, researchers, patients and other stakeholders on possible causes of pre-hospital diagnostic delay. This meeting will inform a call for proposals to advance the evidence base for pre-hospital diagnostic delays related to cancer, sepsis, and acute cardiovascular conditions.
Blog Post       Enhancing Systems of Care for Children with Medical Complexity

Enhancing Systems of Care for Children with Medical Complexity

AcademyHealth, Boston Children’s Hospital, and FamilyVoices, partner to support five Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA)-funded demonstration sites to optimize health and well-being for children with medical complexity and their families while also achieving health equity for these populations.
Posted Sep 27, 2022 By Lauren Adams, M.A.