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.
With support from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Foundation, AcademyHealth’s Evidence-Informed State Health Policy Institute in collaboration with the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill is assessing syphilis testing among pregnant Medicaid beneficiaries as well as rates of STI testing of state Medicaid beneficiaries on PrEP
AcademyHealth's Evidence-Informed State Health Policy Institute supports this research network that enables participating states to harness multi-state Medicaid data to address issues of national public health importance and measure the impact of innovative policies and interventions.
AcademyHealth’s Evidence-Informed State Health Policy Institute (ESHPI) aims to increase the use of relevant, timely and translatable evidence in state policymaking to improve health and health care quality, outcomes, equity, accessibility and affordability.
Since 2016, AcademyHealth has worked with the California Health Care Foundation to assist digital health market entrants understand their responsibilities under and effectively navigate the Privacy and Security Rules of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) as well as other federal and California privacy and security laws.
AcademyHealth supports the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Health Data for Action (HD4A) program, the newest research program from the Foundation. HD4A equips researchers with valuable data—information that can help them better answer important questions.
With support from the HHS’ Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, AcademyHealth’s Evidence-Informed State Health Policy Institute and NORC are exploring state-level data approaches to improve patient-centered maternal health outcomes.