This article highlights the new RWJF Community Research for Health Equity grant awarded to Arizona State University.
Improving Health Equity in Medicaid: Five Recommendations for Measuring and Interpreting Racial Disparities in Health Care
The sixth post in AcademyHealth’s Medicaid Health Equity series summarizes five recommendations for researchers to measure and interpret racial disparities in health care more accurately.
For the When All Are Counted project, a newly awarded grant under the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Community Research for Health Equity program, managed by AcademyHealth researchers are going to take a long, deep dive into how data is collected and shared in West Virginia to inform structural solutions to build a better, inclusive surveillance system in the state.
The inaugural 10 studies will studies will address local health care system issues of importance to communities of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ individuals, and other historically marginalized populations.
The 2022 Health Datapalooza and National Health Policy Conference featured issues related to health care organization and delivery and how those aspects affect quality and outcomes, with an emphasis on advancing equity.
Moving Towards Equitable Innovation: Lessons Learned from AcademyHealth’s 2022 Health Datapalooza and National Health Policy Conference
At AcademyHealth’s 2022 Health Datapalooza and National Health Policy Conference, panelists discussed how they are leveraging new data techniques, as well as community and patient perspectives into design, interoperability, and data sharing decisions to improve overall health outcomes.
In its latest policy brief entitled “Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences in the Context of COVID-19,” the Weitzman Institute, an AcademyHealth organizational member, examines how the health, social, and economic impact of COVID-19 will result in an increase in adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), especially in our most vulnerable populations, and highlights potential public health responses needed to effectively address ACEs in our communities.
Several breakout and plenary sessions at the 2022 Health Datapalooza and National Health Policy Conference considered the role of data, technology, and policy in advancing equity and addressing disparities in health care and innovation.
AcademyHealth CEO Dr. Lisa Simpson and David Rubin of PolicyLab at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia highlight the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on children and families in the lead up to PolicyLab Forum 2022 which will further explore these topics.
This post is the fifth in the Health Equity Meeting Blog Series, summarizing the discussion by a panel of experts who addressed our current methods of analyzing Medicaid data for improving health equity.