Tag Archives: health services research

Managed Care Companies Should Publish Lessons Learned From Studying Their Own Big Data

Time has arrived for all managed care companies to claim a rightful seat at the table as experts in health services delivery by contributing in a scholarly domain.

August 18, 2017

Accelerating Adoption And Diffusion Of Innovations In Care Delivery

The Peterson Center on Healthcare is testing how to replicate the features of 11 exemplary practices to improve health care practice across the country on four dimensions: clinical and functional outcomes, the experience of care, clinician engagement, and total cost of care.

May 16, 2017

Moving AHRQ Into The NIH: New Beginning Or Beginning Of The End?

The proposal to relocate AHRQ within the NIH is a threatening change, but under the right conditions a reorganization could represent a new beginning with an opportunity to refocus within a larger new home.

March 27, 2017

People Post: Staff Changes In Health Philanthropy; Honors; Job Openings

Read about comings and goings at foundations; awards and honors; and a job opening at both the Missouri Foundation for Health and the California Health Care Foundation.

June 9, 2016

Health Affairs Founding Editor John Iglehart Receives William B. Graham Health Services Research Prize

Health Affairs congratulates our founding editor, John K. Iglehart, on being named the 2016 recipient of the William B. Graham Prize for Health Services Research for his contributions to the health of the public through health services management, health policy development, and healthcare delivery.

May 20, 2016

Physician-Level Practice Variation: Who You See Is What You Get

Variation in the cost, quality, and intensity of clinical services remains a challenge for health system performance in the United States. Successfully reducing unwarranted variation will be necessary to achieve the shared goals of better health, higher quality care, and lower overall costs.

September 23, 2015

Moving From Documenting Disparities To Reducing Them

To eliminate disparities in health services research, we consider what we really mean by diversity and inclusion in HSR and identify three areas in which solutions will be needed to advance equity.

September 17, 2015

AHRQ And The Essential ‘Both/And’ Of Federal Investments In Medical Discoveries

Congressional appropriators face difficult decisions in a time of imposed national budget constraint. However, the move by the House Appropriations Committee to terminate the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is the wrong way to address these challenges.

June 29, 2015