As lead clinicians for their states with responsibility for overseeing clinical care and stewardship of resources, Medicaid Medical Directors share their perspectives on clinical matters related to the FDA’s Accelerated Approval Program.
Designed to build data capacity for conducting patient-centered outcomes research, ASPE’s Office of the Secretary Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund has funded several cross-agency projects aimed at improving maternal health. A new Health Affairs blog post describes these efforts and highlights guiding principles for moving forward.
Summary Available for Recommendations from the Advisory Group on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Health Services and Policy Research
Expert Advisors submitted detailed recommendations for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Health Services and Policy Research in July 2021. A brief, one page summary of the report is now available.
AcademyHealth Releases Recommendations from the Advisory Group on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Health Services and Policy Research
Racial, ethnic, and economic disparities in health and health care are well documented. Yet, it is clear that we need to do much more to accelerate systemic change to promote health equity.
Advisory Group on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Health Services and Policy Research Releases Recommendations
External advisors have submitted their report and recommendations to AcademyHealth to inform the development of a sustainable, action-oriented strategy to address diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the field.
The post highlights recent findings from a PCORI-funded project on how to increase the numbers and diversity of research participants by returning value, or benefits, to them and incorporating digital tools to sustainably maximize impact and scale of these efforts.
AcademyHealth was grateful to be invited by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) to provide input on how the proposed Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H) can be designed to reduce health care disparities.
A recent literature review revealed most studies of social need interventions were poorly designed, inadequately documented, and inconsistently presented. In this post, Robert Dubois of the National Pharmaceutical Council, an AcademyHealth Organizational Member, outlines the state of the research and provides recommendations to improve study design quality.
In a new report, AcademyHealth and the ABIM Foundation outline opportunities for building a research agenda on trust.
As our health care system continues to rebuild from the COVID-19 crisis and confront the ongoing threats of structural racism and inequality, trust has emerged as a vital issue to explore in efforts to improve the nation’s health and well-being.