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AcademyHealth Blog

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.

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The Global Digital Health Partnership comes to the US: What can we learn from leading digital health thought leaders?

The Global Digital Health Partnership (GDHP), initially a concept, is now a new global network for sharing ideas and challenges in digital health amongst participating governments, government agencies and the WHO. The next Global Digital Health Partnership meeting will take place in Washington DC on 24 and 25 April, preceding the 2018 Health Datapalooza, 26 and 27 April.
Posted Mar 28, 2018 By Meredith Makeham
Topics Data Sharing
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Capturing the Impact of Research on Policy: Lessons from an AcademyHealth Pilot Project

Establishing whether, how, and why a particular study has directly impacted health policy or health care practice is a persistent and well-documented challenge. A recent article in The Foundation Review chronicles AcademyHealth’s experience with this issue, including lessons learned that may be useful to other organizations that support research and policy analysis.
Posted Mar 13, 2018 By Lauren Gerlach, M.P.P.