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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       Addressing the COVID-19 pandemic requires an unprecedented communal effort. The same is true for climate change.

Addressing the COVID-19 pandemic requires an unprecedented communal effort. The same is true for climate change.

Climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic both have profound negative impacts on our health, wellbeing, and way of life, and exacerbate health inequities. Both threats also call for collaboration on an unprecedented scale and speed.
Blog Post       New Funding Awarded to Examine the Intersections of COVID-19 & Medicaid

New Funding Awarded to Examine the Intersections of COVID-19 & Medicaid

The Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) recently awarded two Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award COVID-19 Enhancements to AcademyHealth’s Evidence-Informed State Health Policy Institute to explore how Medicaid can examine the impact on beneficiaries and the program.
Posted Oct 6, 2020 By Logan Sheets, Caitlin Otter
Blog Post       Nursing Health Services Research: Developing an Agenda to Address the Nation’s Top Health Care Challenges in the 2020s

Nursing Health Services Research: Developing an Agenda to Address the Nation’s Top Health Care Challenges in the 2020s

As the COVID-19 pandemic shines a spotlight on the critical role of nursing in health care delivery, members from the Interdisciplinary Research Group on Nursing Issues (IRGNI) highlight key areas of focus to ensure nursing health services research is well-positioned to address the nation’s top health care challenges over the next decade.