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Welcome to the AcademyHealth blog, together with our members, we promote interaction across the health research and policy arenas by bringing together a broad spectrum of players to share their perspectives. Here we offer important perspectives from people passionate about expanding access to care, reducing costs and improving quality, as well as updates on AcademyHealth activities relevant to the community.

Blog Post       Our Eternal Thanks and Well Wishes to Director Bindman

Our Eternal Thanks and Well Wishes to Director Bindman

Earlier today, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Director Andrew Bindman, M.D., announced that he would be leaving his post later this month – a role in which he has served since May 2016. AcademyHealth extends Director Bindman our thanks for all he's done and our sincerest well wishes for all we know he'll continue to do.
Posted Jan 6, 2017
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HSR Journal’s December Issue Features Best of AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting

A selection of last year’s ARM research is featured in the current issue of Health Services Research (HSR). The articles reflect the range of cutting edge research included at the ARM covering topics from EHR adoption to quality measures to patient safety – all with findings pointing to ways to improve health and the health care system.
Posted Jan 5, 2017 By Lauren Adams, M.A.,
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Strengthening Health Systems, Engaging Communities to Prevent Infectious Disease

In working to prevent infectious disease, two familiar lessons rise to the surface: the importance of strengthening health systems, and the importance of empowering local leaders and communities. Both are key aspects of AcademyHealth’s mission to make health care and research better.
Posted Dec 28, 2016 By Grace Kranstover