Health care is a leading issue in the 2020 election. But that doesn’t mean the debate addresses the issues public health advocates think are the most important. AcademyHealth Senior Scholar Edward L. Hunter offers his perspective on how the debate should be broadened to achieve fundamental change.
Mayors are key public health actors, often playing an important role in shaping social determinants - from housing to education to the physical urban environment. But how do mayors perceive the health of their communities and approach their role in promoting healthy places?
Co-editors of a forthcoming theme issue in Health Services Research, one of AcademyHealth’s official journals, outline the importance of generating research on more than just medical care outcomes to improve population health.
AcademyHealth recently convened a group of eight state Medicaid programs and public health stakeholders to examine why an effective HIV prevention treatment is underused, why clinical care guidelines are underutilized, and how intra-agency collaborations could improve its delivery and use.
In March, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, in collaboration with AcademyHeath, gathered researchers, practitioners, and thought leaders from across the country to share knowledge around community resilience, a critical aspect of building a Culture of Health.
This webinar explored the health impacts of jails and prisons on individuals and communities.
The Role of Medicaid Engagement and Education Efforts in Improving Delivery of PrEP Intervention Services
This issue brief, commissioned by AcademyHealth, identifies ways the Medicaid program can educate patients and providers to improve the use of PrEP medication and clinical services.
This issue brief, commissioned by AcademyHealth, identifies Medicaid benefits and financing mechanisms that could be used to improve uptake and delivery of PrEP medication and clinical care.
AcademyHealth member Michael Stoto and Mary Davis highlight how strengthening CHNA regulations could have widespread benefits and improve outcomes.
Studies presented at AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting examine the relationship between health spending and social spending and point to budget-neutral.