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.
Developed as part of AcademyHealth's Payment Reform for Population Health project, this brief outlines the lessons learned by one social service provider in exploring a value-based contract with a managed care insurance plan.
Developed as part of AcademyHealth's Payment Reform for Population Health project, this report explains how changing the we pay for health and health care, can incentivize the health improvements and health care cost outcomes we want.
Highlighting research presented at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting (ARM) in June 2018, Rebecca Bruno of MITRE, an AcademyHealth organizational affiliate, points to solutions for addressing social determinants of health and improving health outcomes and reduced costs of care for the Medicaid population.