Hyewon Lee, 2017 AcademyHealth Delivery Systems Science Fellow, discusses the importance of oral health during pregnancy and early childhood.
Poor Community Health and Employee Mental Stress Linked to Poor Job Performance at US Manufacturing Plants
Employees living in counties with poor community health outcomes had considerably higher rates of absenteeism and tardiness.
Recent study findings, highlighted this week on the Health Affairs blog, suggest that poor community health negatively affects workers’ performance.
AcademyHealth examined the extent to which return on investment evidence is used to inform policymaking affecting public health and multi-sector work, and identified opportunities to advance its use.
AcademyHealth developed this brief to highlight cases where systems science research has been used to inform development of cancer screening recommendations, childhood obesity prevention policy, and transportation planning.
A recent study published in the Health Services Research Journal by Sungwoo Lim and colleagues found that a supportive housing program positively affected both housing stability and preventable health care visits among homeless families.
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.
In the first of a two-part series, this post highlights the work of Native American Connections to provide culturally appropriate behavioral health, affordable housing, and community development services.
Presentations at this year’s Annual Research Meeting underscored the importance of looking beyond the numbers to assess value, both in terms of the ultimate cost/benefit of an intervention as well as the factors that we assume influence value.
Developed as part of AcademyHealth's Payment Reform for Population Health project, this report explains how value-based purchasing changes the competitive landscape for insurance purchasers, plans, and service providers.