Improving Health Care for People Experiencing Homelessness

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.

Advancing Patient-Centered Cancer Care

This 3-hour summit will convene and inform health policy and oncology research communities about critical issues related to patient-centered cancer care and offer lessons, strategies, and policy approaches for the short and long term.

Policy Options to Advance Mental Health Care During Pregnancy

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.

Preparing for Flu Season and Preventing Another 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.

Health Equity Summit

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.

COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence in Geographic Areas of Need

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.