Last week, hundreds of experts from across the health policy community converged in Washington D.C. for AcademyHealth’s National Health Policy Conference.
Larissa Nekhlyudov, inaugural NCI/AcademyHealth visiting scholar, discusses the importance of quality measurement in cancer survivorship care.
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.
Hyewon Lee, 2017 AcademyHealth Delivery Systems Science Fellow, discusses the importance of oral health during pregnancy and early childhood.
Poor Community Health and Employee Mental Stress Linked to Poor Job Performance at US Manufacturing Plants
Employees living in counties with poor community health outcomes had considerably higher rates of absenteeism and tardiness.
Recent study findings, highlighted this week on the Health Affairs blog, suggest that poor community health negatively affects workers’ performance.
AcademyHealth examined the extent to which return on investment evidence is used to inform policymaking affecting public health and multi-sector work, and identified opportunities to advance its use.
AcademyHealth developed this brief to highlight cases where systems science research has been used to inform development of cancer screening recommendations, childhood obesity prevention policy, and transportation planning.
A recent study published in the Health Services Research Journal by Sungwoo Lim and colleagues found that a supportive housing program positively affected both housing stability and preventable health care visits among homeless families.
In the second of a two-part series, this post highlights work in Richmond, California to transform the city into a place where everyone has the opportunity to live a healthy life.