In a Health Affairs blog post, Susan Kennedy and Sunita Krishnan of AcademyHealth outline Medicaid’s pivotal role in providing maternal health services and highlight state efforts that go beyond access to care to address maternal health.
In this Veterans Day post, Lauren Denneson, Claire Hoffmire, and AcademyHealth Board Member Elizabeth Yano highlight a growing need for suicide prevention efforts tailored to women veterans and announces a call for papers on the topic for a special supplement of Medical Care.
A physician, patient, caregiver and advocate offers her viewpoint on the barriers to patient centered care, including lack of understanding of the care giver role, insurance status, as well as bias, racism and social determinants of health.
In March, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, in collaboration with AcademyHeath, gathered researchers, practitioners, and thought leaders from across the country to share knowledge around community resilience, a critical aspect of building a Culture of Health.
This webinar explored the health impacts of jails and prisons on individuals and communities.
Joia Crear-Perry’s work on improving black mothers’ health was voted best Snapshot of Innovation at the March 2019 Sharing Knowledge to Build a Culture of Health conference held by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in collaboration with AcademyHealth.
Engagement with Community-Based Organizations Key to Achieving Health Equity & Wellness for Medicaid Populations
This issue brief from AcademyHealth, Health Management Associates, and the Disability Policy Consortium, provides a compelling case for engaging Community-Based Organizations in Medicaid payment and care delivery system reform.
Implementation researchers, practitioners, and funders considered how to better support equitable implementation and outcomes. They make five recommendations from changing how we talk about implementation science to how we execute it and who we engage along the way.
In the second of a two-part series, this post highlights work in Richmond, California to transform the city into a place where everyone has the opportunity to live a healthy life.