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.
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.
This publication is a part of a series in collaboration with Milbank Memorial Fund building on findings from AcademyHealth's Medicaid Outcomes Distributed Research Network and focuses on the policy options states can leverage to impact the quality of OUD treatment for Medicaid enrollees.
The Medicaid Outcomes Distributed Research Network (MODRN) supports evidence-based state health policy and practice with a focus on transforming Medicaid-based health care, including improving the patient experience with care, improving the health of populations, and reducing the per capita cost of health care.
Gavin Arneson, nursing student and winner of the National Library of Medicine’s HSRProj Research Competition for Students, and his mentor Maya Clark-Cutaia, reflect on the past, present and future of diabetes care and how national trends have touched both their lives.