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The explosion of health-related data has created new opportunities to understand how health care is delivered, paid for and preserved. Health services evidence helps us understand how to identify, validate, share and analyze data to improve health.

Blog Post       Where Social Context and Health Services Research Intersect

Where Social Context and Health Services Research Intersect

Voices of a New Paradigm: The AcademyHealth Paradigm Project is profiling leaders whose work helps point Health Services Research in a new direction. Some are new to HSR, others may just be new to us – leaders in other fields whose work is inspiring or applicable. All are challenging the limits of the current paradigm in ways that help make HSR more effective and have greater impact.
Blog Post       New Funding Awarded to Examine the Intersections of COVID-19 & Medicaid

New Funding Awarded to Examine the Intersections of COVID-19 & Medicaid

The Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) recently awarded two Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award COVID-19 Enhancements to AcademyHealth’s Evidence-Informed State Health Policy Institute to explore how Medicaid can examine the impact on beneficiaries and the program.
Posted Oct 6, 2020 By Logan Sheets, Caitlin Otter
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Child Welfare Reform Package Points to Opportunities to Leverage State Administrative Data to Improve Research and Evaluation

Written by Kentucky members of AcademyHealth’s State-University Partnership Learning Network, this issue brief distills how the Family First Prevention Services Act changes child welfare policy and practice, and offers insights on how data from state Comprehensive Child Welfare Information Systems (CCWIS) can be used to produce high-quality research and evaluation.
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