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.
Putting Cancer Care Delivery on the Map: Rural Capacity in the NCI Community Oncology Research Program
Shellie Ellis, 2019-20 NCI/AcademyHealth Visiting Scholar, describes rural cancer care providers’ participation in cancer care delivery research.
The severity and the complexity of the opioid crisis require research that is both patient-centered and supported by robust data infrastructure. Several U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) projects are working across agencies to build the nation’s capacity for exactly this kind of research.
Research by an AcademyHealth member considers how substance use disorder (SUD) treatment facilities can operationalize each of eight person-centered care dimensions using the experiences and perspectives of treatment providers, administrators, and clients.
Addressing the COVID-19 pandemic requires an unprecedented communal effort. The same is true for climate change.
Climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic both have profound negative impacts on our health, wellbeing, and way of life, and exacerbate health inequities. Both threats also call for collaboration on an unprecedented scale and speed.
A recent discussion, focused on ensuring sufficient investment and interest in vaccine development for the next infectious threat, brought to light the incredible complexity involved in developing, manufacturing and distributing a vaccine on a massive scale in an equitable way.
Kealoha Fox outlines a 10-year effort that resulted in billions of dollars of government investment in programs that connect cultural values to social determinants of health in Hawai‘i. Dr. Fox presented this work at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Sharing Knowledge conference, organized in partnership with AcademyHealth.
Originally designed as an interactive policy walk, this Snapshot of Innovation outlines an initiative where health policy has had a role in positively impacting racial justice and health equity for Native Hawaiians.
During this webinar, participants explored how the current pandemic and ongoing racial injustice contributes to housing inequity.
A new report, supported by Well Being Trust and produced by AcademyHealth and ACT for Health, identifies expert recommendations to improve teen mental health.