The Vaccine Information Sharing and Education Resource (VISER) Network, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is a collaborative effort between AcademyHealth, the Association of Immunization Managers (AIM), and the National Academy of State Health Policy (NASHP) to provide immunization leaders with resources and promising practices for improving immunization rates for vaccine-preventable respiratory diseases across the lifespan.
AcademyHealth, in collaboration with the CDC, the CDC Foundation and collaborative partners, hosted a one-day meeting to showcase work analyzing current trends in sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing and care delivery in the Medicaid program.
Medicaid Research Agenda and Toolkit Help Measure the Impact of Post Covid Condition (PCC) on Medicaid-enrolled Populations
A new Health Affairs blog highlights AcademyHealth’s Evidence-Informed State Health Policy Institute’s engagement with state-university partnerships comprised of Medicaid policymakers and researchers to develop a post-COVID Medicaid research agenda and toolkit to help measure the impact of Post-COVID Condition (PCC) on Medicaid-enrolled populations.
AcademyHealth’s Medicaid Data Learning Network (MDLN) Research Faculty Explore Promises and Challenges of Medicaid Research Using T-MSIS Analytic Files (TAF) in New Blog from The Commonwealth Fund
The lack of high quality, accessible national claims data has long been a roadblock to robust Medicaid research and subsequent evidence-based policymaking in the United States. While the release of TAF marked a significant improvement, research faculty with AcademyHealth’s Medicaid Data Learning Network (MDLN) outline important steps that state and federal policy makers can take to improve data quality, accessibility, and usability.
Catalyzing Medicaid Policy Research with T-MSIS Analytic Files (TAF): Learnings from Year 1 of the Medicaid Data Learning Network (MDLN)
In its first year, the Medicaid Data Learning Network (MDLN) facilitated expert presentations and collaboration among TAF experts and member research teams by hosting an in-person meeting at AcademyHealth's Annual Research Meeting (ARM) and eight virtual learning sessions. This publication presents a summary of the findings from the first year of the Medicaid Data Learning Network, including key takeaways for the research and policy communities from each learning session.
Community organizations co-lead four new studies examining affordability of care for historically marginalized communities, awarded under the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Research in Transforming Health and Healthcare Systems program, managed by AcademyHealth.
AcademyHealth presents research nominated as the best abstract for each theme from the 2023 Call for Abstracts, exploring topics related to patient-centered research, mental health and substance use, women’s health, and more.
With funding support from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), AcademyHealth and the University of Pittsburgh are bringing together six Medicaid programs, their university research partners, as well as eight doula programs to leverage an innovative distributed research network to advance racial equity in severe maternal morbidity.
Convenings, publications, and leadership: ESHPI’s 2022 At a Glance offers a glimpse into our activities over the past year
The Evidence-Based State Health Policy Institute shares reflections from 2022 and previews what we and our Network members are looking forward to in 2023.
This article reviews Oregon’s efforts to improve outcomes and reduce costs within their Medicaid program through health-related social needs.