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Using Health Data

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.


Announcing the Best of 2023 Annual Research Meeting

AcademyHealth presents research nominated as the best abstract for each theme from the 2023 Call for Abstracts, exploring topics related to patient-centered research, mental health and substance use, women’s health, and more.
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Building Data Capacity for Patient-Centered Outcomes Research: Priorities for the Next Decade

A recent report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine helps the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) with its work to enhance the data infrastructure for patient-centered outcomes research, prioritizing a holistic view of an individual’s health, data linkages and more.
Blog Post       Despite Progress, We Still Need Innovation in Health Data and Policy

Despite Progress, We Still Need Innovation in Health Data and Policy

This year’s Health Datapalooza, taking place in February 2023, builds on a nearly 15-year legacy of data policy and innovation. Greg Downing traces this forum’s unique history, highlighting its beginning as a catalyst for data liberation to the current focus on inspiring innovative data application to transform health and health care.
Posted Nov 30, 2022 By Gregory Downing, D.O., Ph.D.