Last week, hundreds of experts from across the health policy community converged in Washington D.C. for AcademyHealth’s National Health Policy Conference.
Responding to remarks by HHS Secretary Alex Azar and other speakers at NHPC in February, Erin Williams of MITRE, an AcademyHealth organizational affiliate, highlights areas where new proposed CMS and ONC interoperability rules and other federal action could promote patient-centric digital health.
In 2019, three hot topics will continue to demand action and timely evidence will be needed, AcademyHealth President and CEO, Lisa Simpson discusses these hot topics and more.
Health Policy in 2018: Experts Tout State Innovation, Progress on Social Determinants, and Highlight Importance of Evidence in Policymaking
As the country and its leaders consider the future shape and scope of health care coverage, hundreds from across the health policy community converged at the National Health Policy Conference.
Lisa Simpson, AcademyHealth President and CEO, opened the 2018 AcademyHealth National Health Policy Conference with the following remarks, encouraging attendees to find the areas of opportunity for progress in the year ahead.
Lisa Simpson, AcademyHealth President and CEO, opened the 2017 AcademyHealth National Health Policy Conference with the following remarks, focused on how the health care and health policy community can positively contribute to the development of sound policy in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous environment.
A new year, a new administration, and a new congress has presented several questions around the future of health care in the United States. As one of the year’s first conferences focused solely on health care and policy, the AcademyHealth National Health Policy Conference (NHPC) welcomed three members of the United States Congress and over 700 attendees. Below are summaries of some of the most popular sessions.