AcademyHealth and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation awarded four grants to study and address pre-hospital delays in cancer, sepsis, and stroke
Individuals with disabilities face many health disparities, as do rural residents. The recent NIH designation of people with disabilities as a population with health disparities presents a needed opportunity for robust research at the intersection of disability, rurality, and health.
In honor of November as National Homeless Youth Awareness month, this blog explores youth homelessness and mental health, funding to address youth homelessness and next steps to further address this issue.
Rural hospital closures impact access to care for many rural Americans who may already experience health disparities. Policymakers can help address this crisis by funding research on the implications and evaluating alternative models of care.
Working in close partnership with patients, caregivers, researchers, and practitioners, Innovation and Value Initiative and AcademyHealth developed a new framework to recognize the broad health care economic impacts on patients and caregivers and aid researchers in addressing health disparities and creating value for patients and systems.
Health Equity Experts Weigh In: Recommendations for Building Up a Diverse and Inclusive Health Care and Health Services Research Workforce
In the wake of the Supreme Court’s rule on race in college admissions, experts offer five recommendations to maintain diversity and foster inclusion in college admissions and the broader HSR workforce.
Addressing Social Needs through Medicaid: Lessons from Planning and Early Implementation of North Carolina’s Healthy Opportunities Pilots
As more states focus on addressing enrollee's social needs, North Carolina's Pilots project provides an excellent opportunity to evaluate the implementation of 29 evidence-based services. This paper provides timely and practical findings and recommendations from the planning, capacity building, and early implementation of the program.
In late June, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that race-conscious admissions programs violated the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment. In this blog post, AcademyHealth highlights a list of resources to support the field in dealing with the ramifications of the decision.
The winner and honorable mention of AcademyHealth’s 2023 Health Equity DataJam leveraged publicly available datasets to answer pressing questions related to health and health care disparities.
Addressing the Current Status of AcademyHealth’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility Efforts
AcademyHealth Intern Khadeejat Lawal explores what it looks like to build a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community in the field of health services research.