Recent study findings, highlighted this week in Health Affairs, find that consumers rely on sources outside the traditional health care system when making decisions about their health. A new call for proposals seeks to build the evidence base on building trust within the health care system.
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Does Twitter help create more evidence-informed health policy? AcademyHealth members Sarah Gollust, Zachary Meisel, and David Grande share their efforts to answer this complicated question.
Keeping stakeholders engaged throughout the research process is essential to ensuring research makes a difference in policy and practice. Kevin Plankey of NVivo, an AcademyHealth Organizational Affiliate, shares a practical example of one way to help stakeholders make the link between data and the relevance to the research.
This webinar provides information about a new Robert Wood Johnson Foundation call for proposals for research studies examining how to build trust and mutual respect to meet vulnerable patients’ health care needs.
This webinar provides a review of trends in statistical methods used in public health, resources for the effective use of public health data, and implications for training needs in the public health workforce.
This Bright Spot from AcademyHealth's Community Health Learning Program highlights useful insights from the Louisiana Public Health Institute's work to leverage health information technology to improve outcomes for individuals with serious mental illness.
This Bright Spot profile from AcademyHealth's Community Health Learning Program highlights useful insights from the North Coast Health Improvement and Information Network's work to enhance care coordination for clients served by permanent supportive housing and shelter programs.
The special supplement highlights how to optimally disseminate evidence related to health and health care, how to implement interventions to improve care across settings, and how to improve the health of the global population.
This learning guide and supporting materials offer insights and lessons learned to organizations and projects looking to measure the social impact of community-level health work.