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.
As we celebrate AcademyHealth’s 40th Anniversary this year, AcademyHealth President and CEO Dr. Lisa Simpson sat down with Dr. Troyen Brennan to discuss leadership, contributions, and innovation in the field of health services research.
AcademyHealth Member and 2021 Delivery System Science Fellow Abby Mulcahy emphasizes that health services researchers focusing on gender diverse populations are still largely focused on detecting disparities over meaningful interventions.
AcademyHealth member Dr. Kellan E. Baker, who serves as the Executive Director of the Whitman-Walker Institute, highlights efforts to advance LGBTQ+ health research. During Pride Month and beyond, the Institute seeks partners across the field of HSR to advance the scope and sophistication of research into LGBTQ+ health.
Stakeholders in NIH funded research should be informed about upcoming policy changes in data sharing and management strategies. Greg Downing spoke with leaders from NIH and research institutions who spearhead the policy implementation and in this blog post highlights implications for the academic research community and beyond.