This event reviewed the importance and use of health data in addressing health disparities, the main barriers that persist in limitations to health data, and policy levers that can improve health data collection and utilization at the federal level.
This briefing provided a round-up of state-level policies enacted during the past few years that are focused on cost containment, complex care, and drug pricing reform. Panelists overviewed health policies implemented and evaluated at the state level, synthesize major lessons and takeaways from these policies, and highlighted states or programs to watch in 2022.
In this briefing, experts overviewed demographics of the Native American population in the United States as well as the current policy and regulatory landscape that guides and directs Native American health care infrastructure.
In this briefing, experts overviewed the specific health and access challenges faced by people experiencing homelessness. Panelists also offered insights on how to deliver effective health care to this population, with a specific focus on barriers to access and potential policy strategies to alleviate these barriers.
This 3-hour summit convened and informed health policy and oncology research communities about critical issues related to patient-centered cancer care and offered lessons, strategies, and policy approaches for the short and long term.
This briefing will examine the difference between perinatal health and perinatal mental health and their intrinsic relationship. Panelists will delve into factors contributing to perinatal health and mental health as well as policy levers and promising solutions available to stakeholders to reduce and prevent mental health symptoms and mood disorders.
This briefing provided a primer on health data, how we use it, and how we process it. Attendees learned the challenges of leveraging health data for decision-making and the implications for providers, payers, and patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this briefing, experts discussed how flu and the COVID-19 pandemic have intersected over the past 18 months and why we should also prioritize flu preparedness policy. Panelists also highlighted available federal policy levers and discuss policy strategies to improve our flu response.
The Health Equity Summit, a program of the Alliance for Health Policy’s 2021 Signature Series, reflected upon lessons learned and look at policies and practices that perpetuate existing inequities in our society. Exploring a multitude of factors both current and historical, this Summit addressed the tradeoffs between inaction and intervention, as well as tangible policy options to start advancing health equity now.
This briefing discussed the results of the latest African American Research Collaborative (AARC) survey regarding COVID-19 vaccines, their importance, and explored potential strategies to increase vaccination rates, particularly ones tailored to different populations.
This event outlined the latest science on nicotine initiation, addiction, and cessation, the use of flavorings in tobacco products, as well as the disparate impact of menthol tobacco products on various populations, especially communities of color.
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This briefing provided an overview of how census data is collected, analyzed, and utilized, with a particular focus on how this process impacts health policy and public health.
Keynote #1 of our Virtual Summit, a program of the 2020 Signature Series, will explore structural conditions that have lead to health disparities before COVID and during the current pandemic.
COVID-19 Webinar Series Session 18 – Health Inequities: Addressing the Disease Burden in Black, Indigenous, and People of Color Communities
During this webinar, speakers examined the following learning goals: the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on Black, Indigenous, and People of Color communities in the U.S.; the drivers of these disparities; and short- and long-term policy options to advance equity and improve COVID-19 outcomes.