Researchers and AcademyHealth members highlight their ARM 2022 presentation on the benefits of having an affirming provider to address health inequities among LGBTQ+ older adults, as well as share resources to increase capacity for LGBTQ+ affirming care.
Public and Population Health theme co-chair, Angela Hagan, offers insights to key topics that will be explored at the meeting on health and well-being, including health equity in Medicare Advantage, Medicaid, commercially-insured, and community populations interwoven with COVID-19’s outsize impact on public and population health.
Annual Research Meeting theme lead Monica Peek highlights panels under the Social Determinants of Health and Social Needs theme that cover important topics related to data, housing, COVID-19, and more.
Research nominated as the best abstract for each theme from the 2022 Call for Abstracts explores topics related to patient and consumer needs, Medicaid access and coverage, COVID-19, and more.
In its latest policy brief entitled “Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences in the Context of COVID-19,” the Weitzman Institute, an AcademyHealth organizational member, examines how the health, social, and economic impact of COVID-19 will result in an increase in adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), especially in our most vulnerable populations, and highlights potential public health responses needed to effectively address ACEs in our communities.
Several breakout and plenary sessions at the 2022 Health Datapalooza and National Health Policy Conference considered the role of data, technology, and policy in advancing equity and addressing disparities in health care and innovation.
A gathering for health data and policy innovation.
This post is the fifth in the Health Equity Meeting Blog Series, summarizing the discussion by a panel of experts who addressed our current methods of analyzing Medicaid data for improving health equity.
The support of the Aetna Foundation for the “Addressing the Health and Health-Related Social Needs of Homeless Youth” project gave the Weitzman Institute, an AcademyHealth organizational member, the unique opportunity to collaborate with young people experiencing housing insecurity during COVID to examine the web of factors contributing to homelessness in New Britain, Connecticut, through photovoice, a community based participatory research approach that uses photography and storytelling.
A Preview of State and Federal Policy Priorities: Advancing Health Equity, Responding to the Pandemic, and the Investing in the Field
AcademyHealth’s National Health Policy Conference pre-conference webinar highlighted federal and state policy priorities for 2022. The virtual event featured a keynote from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure.