Two massive global public health problems exist simultaneously, Alzheimer’s disease and COVID-19, both with no effective medical treatments. AcademyHealth members Jill Harrison and Rosa Baier reflect on the urgent need to generate high-quality evidence about non-drug interventions to inform clinical and policy decision making about dementia care that works in this new context.
AcademyHealth staff and leaders reflect on insights about the current state of the health services research field, highlighting what it has to offer and how it can best help in the responses to a global health crisis.
The Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement, an AcademyHealth partner, and their research partners from Qualidigm, highlight considerations for off-site testing identified based on qualitative analysis of 11 interviews with regional leaders.
The pandemic is disrupting every aspect of our health care system. AcademyHealth member Patricia MacTaggart reflects on the need for a data and health IT infrastructure to address the who, what and how for these current unprecedented times and for the new reality that will follow.
1115 Waivers Can Help Expand Access to Substance Use Disorder Treatment, but Coordination and System Capacity Remain a Challenge
Learn how two early-adopter states used Section 1115 Medicaid waivers to improve access to substance use disorder services. The project is part of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Research in Transforming Health and Health Care Systems program, which is managed by AcademyHealth.
The second post in this two-part series looks at research gaps in the diagnosis and treatment of HIV and future opportunities researchers and policymakers can consider moving forward.
The Community Guide is a collection of evidence-based recommendations and findings from the Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) that communities can use to protect and improve their population’s health.
The first post in this two-part blog series will focus on key considerations stakeholders must consider to address the HIV epidemic, with a specific emphasis on the prevention pillar of a new federal government initiative.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Health Data for Action program, managed by AcademyHealth, is supporting a collaboration between Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI), CareJourney, and a network of health systems to increase the availability of standardized, actionable information on COVID-19 impact and progression.
State Medicaid, public health and education partnerships offer some of the most innovative and effective responses to increasing immunization rates.