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.
Strengthening data collection and ensuring researchers and governments have access to high-quality data can help us unravel the complex processes that lead to maternal mortality.
As the United States aims to develop effective solutions for emerging healthcare issues, AI shows promise in playing a pivotal role despite remaining obstacles.
New Companion Guide Released for the Beta Version of AcademyHealth’s Interactive Tool to Reduce Racial Bias in Big Data Studies
Outlining actionable strategies and helpful resources, this Guide can be used independently or in tandem with the Interactive Tool to Reduce Racial Bias in Big Data Studies to help users mitigate the risk of perpetuating racial bias through their research.
Medicaid Research Agenda and Toolkit Help Measure the Impact of Post Covid Condition (PCC) on Medicaid-enrolled Populations
A new Health Affairs blog highlights AcademyHealth’s Evidence-Informed State Health Policy Institute’s engagement with state-university partnerships comprised of Medicaid policymakers and researchers to develop a post-COVID Medicaid research agenda and toolkit to help measure the impact of Post-COVID Condition (PCC) on Medicaid-enrolled populations.
How policymakers can advance access to maternal health care in rural settings by supporting rural health care centers and providers
The United States has a maternal health crisis that disproportionately impacts patients in rural areas. Policymakers can address these disparities by enabling better access to care and supporting workforce development in rural communities.
What's Your "Street Race?" The Supreme Court Must Clearly Define Race, Racism and Antiracism Before Ruling on Equal Protection Cases
Building on her remarks at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Dr. Nancy López reflects on the recent Supreme Court decision making four recommendations to advance equity in higher education.
Lisa Simpson, AcademyHealth President and CEO, opened the 2023 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting with the following remarks, encouraging attendees to be guided by three core passions in their work to achieve impact and drive change.
The Supreme Court’s affirmative action decision has much to say about the integrity of federal race/ethnicity data and the future of relying on such data in disparities research and, ultimately, civil rights enforcement.