At last month’s National Health Policy Conference and Health Datapalooza, keynote speaker Francesca Dominici highlighted the importance of data as a foundation for informed decision-making for both health and climate policy.
Lessons from the Field: Building Organizational Resiliency to Deliver High-Value Care in the Time of COVID
In a recent webinar for the Research Community on Low-Value Care, experts shared what their organizations have learned about building organizational resilience, recovery, and capacity during COVID-19. Speakers emphasized the need to re-design our health systems around high-value care, equity, and more stable payment structures.
In a JAMA commentary published last week, three Medicaid Medical Directors from AcademyHealth’s Medicaid Medical Directors Network examine how Medicaid programs can ensure equitable administration of COVID-19 vaccines.
Voices of a New Paradigm: The AcademyHealth Paradigm Project is profiling leaders whose work helps point Health Services Research in a new direction. Some are new to HSR, others may just be new to us – leaders in other fields whose work is inspiring or applicable. All are challenging the limits of the current paradigm in ways that help make HSR more effective and have greater impact.
Ahead of Health Datapalooza and National Health Policy Conference, AcademyHealth CEO Dr. Lisa Simpson and meeting co-chair Dr. Sachin Jain consider three dimensions of trust that are essential to addressing the health and health care challenges ahead.
This report provides information on the importance of investing in data analysis to advance health justice in Medicaid populations. It further highlights the importance of partnering with communities most impacted by injustices that cause inequities in health outcomes.
The Commonwealth Fund Task Force on Payment and Delivery System Reform identified policy interventions for making the U.S. health care delivery system more affordable, equitable and higher quality.
AcademyHealth today announced the formation of an Advisory Group on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Health Services Research
The Advisory Group is providing strategic insights on how to develop continuity across AcademyHealth’s diversity, equity and inclusion activities. Members represent a variety of lived experiences, racial/ethnic identities, gender identities, geographies, organizational settings, areas of professional expertise, and career stages.
In a webinar for the Research Community on Low-Value-Care, experts shared three key considerations for designing an equitable, high-value health care system. They emphasized the need to ensure equitable care is being delivered by a diverse workforce with an understanding of how to use data to improve interventions to advance equity.
After several years of working to diversify the health services research (HSR) workforce and build a community through networking and mentoring, we want and need to do much more to accelerate systemic change.