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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       We Are the Light of Justice that Will Not Be Extinguished

We Are the Light of Justice that Will Not Be Extinguished

Kealoha Fox outlines a 10-year effort that resulted in billions of dollars of government investment in programs that connect cultural values to social determinants of health in Hawai‘i. Dr. Fox presented this work at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Sharing Knowledge conference, organized in partnership with AcademyHealth.
Posted Jul 31, 2020 By Kealoha Fox, Ph.D., M.A.
Blog Post       Diversity and Inclusion in Health Services and Policy Research: Then, Now, and the Future

Diversity and Inclusion in Health Services and Policy Research: Then, Now, and the Future

Addressing racism requires a diverse health services research (HSR) workforce. A team of researchers is now fielding a survey on perceptions of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The eventual findings will help address the lack of progress in in the HSR field.
Blog Post       De-implementation of Low Value Care: A Tool to Create Clinician Energy for Targeted Interventions

De-implementation of Low Value Care: A Tool to Create Clinician Energy for Targeted Interventions

Delivery System Science Fellow and AcademyHealth member Audrey Johnson offers a perspective on the impact of constant changes in the health care system, best practices for de-implementation, and harnessing clinician’s knowledge to target evidence-based interventions.
Posted Jul 9, 2020 By Audrey Johnson, P.T., D.P.T.