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.
This report examines Medi-Cal managed care as a tool to advance child health equity, and it looks at the extent to which managed care plans can play a central role in Medi-Cal responding to social drivers of health and health-related social needs, particularly for children’s health.
AcademyHealth and the Donaghue Foundation partner to increase care that is equitable, of high-value, and improves health for all.
New competency area will elevate and help to unify equity work in health systems
This fact sheet describes key takeaways from focus groups conducted to assess the initial awareness of and access to the Healthy Opportunities Pilots services in North Carolina.
Panels at AcademyHealth’s 2022 Annual Research Meeting showcased prominent research related to critical and emerging issues for the field of health services research.
In an invitational session at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting last month, experts urged researchers and funders to respect, include, and acknowledge the scholarship of minoritized individuals.
At the Annual Research Meeting experts highlighted key concerns and opportunities for the field of HSR, including addressing workforce, burnout conducting timely research, and removing institute barriers to advance equity.
AcademyHealth member Gilbert Gonzales highlights the impact of marriage equality for LGBTQ+ health and equity, as well as other health disparities that need to be addressed by the field.
Improving the lives of children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) and their families: A “Blueprint for Change”
On June 1, 2022, the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) released their "Blueprint for Change," in a supplement to AAP’s journal Pediatrics, outlining a strategic plan for improving the lives of CYSHCN. Four critical areas drive the “Blueprint for Change”: health equity, family and child well-being and quality of life, access to services, and financing of services.