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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.

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Bringing Data to Life for the NCHS/AcademyHealth Data Visualization Challenge

2021 NCHS/AcademyHealth Data Visualization Challenge Winners highlight the benefits of pulling data from multiple national data sources to build a data visualization demonstrating the disproportionate impact of the U.S. gun crisis on young Black men in urban areas.
Blog Post       Efforts to Improve EHR Data for Maternal Health Research Featured in Healthcare IT News

Efforts to Improve EHR Data for Maternal Health Research Featured in Healthcare IT News

Standardization of maternal health data in electronic health records (EHR) will help researchers examine factors that impact health outcomes from pre-pregnancy to postpartum care and beyond. A new article in Healthcare IT News outlines a collaborative approach that led to the development of an implementation guide to support mapping maternal health data across clinical areas and use cases.
Posted Jun 15, 2022 By Lauren Adams, M.A.
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AcademyHealth Announces the Best of 2022 Annual Research Meeting

Research nominated as the best abstract for each theme from the 2022 Call for Abstracts explores topics related to patient and consumer needs, Medicaid access and coverage, COVID-19, and more.
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Blog Post       Moving Towards Equitable Innovation: Lessons Learned from AcademyHealth’s 2022 Health Datapalooza and National Health Policy Conference

Moving Towards Equitable Innovation: Lessons Learned from AcademyHealth’s 2022 Health Datapalooza and National Health Policy Conference

At AcademyHealth’s 2022 Health Datapalooza and National Health Policy Conference, panelists discussed how they are leveraging new data techniques, as well as community and patient perspectives into design, interoperability, and data sharing decisions to improve overall health outcomes.
Posted Apr 29, 2022