In working to prevent infectious disease, two familiar lessons rise to the surface: the importance of strengthening health systems, and the importance of empowering local leaders and communities. Both are key aspects of AcademyHealth’s mission to make health care and research better.
Despite an overall shift toward value-based care, payment and financing models in the United States remain largely tied to clinical services and have not incorporated services linked to the social determinants of health. AcademyHealth is working to identify why this is and how progress can be made.
Rapid Evidence Review: What evidence-based interventions for parents and families help mitigate adverse childhood experiences among children?
This rapid evidence review examined current evidence on interventions to help address parental and familial factors that may contribute to stressful or traumatic events that occur in childhood, known as adverse childhood experiences.
Rapid Evidence Review: What tools are effective in screening for adverse childhood experiences among children?
This rapid evidence review examined current evidence on screening tools for identifying children who have one or more adverse childhood experiences.
Research published in AcademyHealth’s eGEMs journal reveals a new model for monitoring the health of communities that is more efficient than traditional methods while still providing reliable information about a population’s health.
The Payment Reform for Population Health initiative focuses on developing a better understanding of the landscape of current efforts and successes related to payment reform activities that support community-wide (i.e., geopolitically-based) population health improvement.