AcademyHealth Board Member Lucia Savage and CEO Lisa Simpson offer five guiding principles from health services research on ARPA-H’s design.
Previous evidence indicates that people exposed to police brutality are more likely to face mental health challenges like depression, anxiety, and posttraumatic stress disorder, that Black people and people of color are more likely to experience police brutality, and, that these same populations are more likely to have unmet needs for mental health care. This plain language summary highlights new research from Alang et al. that connects these themes and demonstrates for the first time that exposure to police brutality is itself associated with unmet mental health needs.
The November edition of the Blueprint provides an update on the end of the Paradigm Project and continuation of efforts to create real and lasting change in how we do, communicate, and use HSR.
With the 2022 Call for Abstracts now open, watch the video reel highlighting key points from the 2021 Annual Research Meeting closing plenary in which experts discussed revamping the public health system by investing in data infrastructure, a diverse workforce, and research.
The Preparedness and Treatment Equity Coalition (PTEC) is supporting four teams develop implementable, data-driven research to decrease inequity in the health care system. These projects were identified in partnership with AcademyHealth and a work group comprised of PTEC members and partners.
The Relationship between Health and Place: Expanding Use of Place-Based Disadvantage Indices Beyond COVID-19
While disadvantage indices are increasingly recognized as a valuable tool to help promote health and prioritize equity, future use of these tools must include investments in data infrastructure, community partnerships, and further evaluation.
AcademyHealth continues to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in the health services and policy workforce. This blog post provides an update on recent activities and highlights new resources for the field.
Definitions Matter: Building a Shared Language for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion terms for the field of Health Services Research
In support of the work and recommendations by the Advisory Group on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in HSR, AcademyHealth is pleased to release an initial glossary of DEI terms and concepts. This document is a starting point that aims to encourage a shared language for community discourse about DEI.
New Cross-State Analysis Examines Health Services Disparities Among Medicaid Enrollees and Permanent Supportive Housing Programs
With the recent expiration of the federal eviction moratorium and the heightened focus on social determinants of health during the COVID-19 pandemic, this new cross-state analysis of permanent supportive housing programs is timelier than ever.
The latest edition of the Blueprint spotlights the Paradigm Project’s most recent report that examines open science and includes possible next steps for the field including developing a common open science terminology, creating an open science interest group, designing open science trainings, and leveraging federal law to increase access to data.