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Resources to support e-mail communication among colleagues; HSR alerting services' e-mail addresses; links to relevant HSR blogs and podcasts; links to HSR twitter feeds; links to HSR Facebook and You Tube resources. The News page also provides links.

  • AcademyHealth Blog Details

    The blog was created to serve as a forum for "conversation among people passionate about expanding access to care, reducing costs and improving quality."

  • Congressional Budget Office Director's Blog Details

    Since its founding in 1974, the Congressional Budget Office has produced independent, nonpartisan, timely analysis of economic and budgetary issues to support the Congressional budget process. The agency's long tradition of nonpartisanship is evident in each of the dozens of reports and hundreds of cost estimates its economists and policy analysts produce each year.

  • DataScience@NIH Blog Details

    It is intended to serve as a news and discussion vehicle for the overall community and is an opportunity for the NIH Office of the Associate Director for Data Science to present timely information and receive important feedback.

  • Front Lines Blog Details

    Blog on issues relevant to large urban health issues.

  • Health Affairs Blog Details

    New content will be posted on the blog at least weekly. Some weeks there will be new posts every day as Health Affairs runs a cluster of invited posts on a hot topic. Individuals can sign up for e-mail alerts or an RSS feed to be alerted when new content is posted. For e-mail alerts, visit:

  • Health Care Policy and Marketplace Review Blog Details

    A Health Care Blog with review of the latest developments in federal health policy and marketplace activities in the health care financing business.

  • Health IT Buzz Details

    From the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), this blog was created to answer questions about the nation's transition to electronic health records and to create a conversation about the challenges and successes health care providers, physicians, practices, and organizations are experiencing as they transition from paper to electronic health records.

  • Kaiser Health News Details

    Link to blog, videos, and daily reports. Covers health care policy and politics as well as trends in industry and delivery of care. KHN is a nonprofit news organization committed to in-depth coverage of health care policy and politics.

  • PCORI Blog Details

    PCORI's blog is designed to iscuss and share information about PCOR.

  • PHII Voices Details

    PHI hosts a blog related to PHSSR and Public Health. Organization officials and members contribute content on newsworthy events.

  • Public Health Economics Details

    The blog of Glen P. Mays, F. Douglas Scutchfield Endowed Professor of Health Services and Systems Research at the University of Kentucky.

  • Random Samplings: U.S. Census Bureau Blog Details

  • State Health Policy Blog Details

    The blog for NASHP, an independent academy of state health policymakers.

  • The Health Care Blog Details

    A respected, independent voice in the healthcare industry.

  • The Incidental Economist: The health services research blog Details

    This is a blog about the U.S. health care system and its organization, how it works, how it fails us, and what to do about it, written by individuals with professional expertise in an area relevant to the health care system

  • To The Point: Quick Takes on Health Care Policy and Practice Details

    Health policy blog from Commonwealth.

  • USC-Brookings Schaeffer on Health Policy: The Latest Views on Health Care Details

    A blog from Brookings looks at the health policy challenges facing the U.S. and the world.

  • AHRQ News - Twitter Details

    Link to news series from AHRQ. Receive updates via Twitter.

  • AcademyHealth Twitter Feed Details

    The professional home for health services researchers, policy analysts, and practitioners, and a leading, non-partisan resource for the best in HSR.

  • Advancing Health Details

    Advancing Health is the American Hospital Association’s podcast series. Podcasts will feature conversations with hospital and health system leaders on a variety of issues that impact patients and communities.

  • All In: Data for Community Health Podcast Details

    Podcast interviews local leaders who are collaborating with other sectors to share data that provides a more complete picture of community health needs. Listen to hear about the challenges they faced, their secrets to success, and the lessons they learned along the way that can help other communities.

  • American Health Podcast Details

    Initiative works to tackle some of the most pressing challenges to public health in the United States: Addiction and Overdose, Environmental Challenges, Obesity and the Food System, Risks to Adolescent Health and Violence.

  • Cochrane Collaboration Podcasts Details

    Download podcasts on evidence-based healthcare.

  • Five Questions With Clinical Leaders Podcast Series Details

    Podcast series features clinical leaders discussing a variety of topics related to: high-value care, leadership development, and resilience and well-being.

  • HCAHPS Podcasts Details

    The HCAHPS podcast is specifically targeted for Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) approved survey vendors, self-administering hospitals, and client hospitals participating in HCAHPS to improve response rates related to the HCAHPS Survey administration.

  • Health Literacy Out Loud Podcasts Details

    Podcast interviews about health literacy.

  • Inside Health Care: Presented by NCQA Details

    Every month on the Inside Health Care podcast, the NCQA Communications team interviews the health care industry's most prolific thought leaders to extract their secrets on how they work to improve health care quality.

  • Investing in Health IT: What the U.S. and Other Countries Are Learning: 10/29/10 Briefing Details

    This briefing addressed questions such as: What have the U.S. and other countries learned from their experience with health IT? How is the adoption of this technology progressing in the U.S. across the many different types of health care settings? How are we developing standards for "meaningful use" of health IT?

  • Jefferson College of Population Health Forum Details

    The meetings are held monthly in Philadelphia, PA. Podcasts of past meetings are available.

  • Kaiser Family Foundation Twitter Feed Details

    Follow the Kaiser Family Foundation on Twitter to get daily updates on the latest facts, figures, polling information and analysis on health policy issues and health reform implementation.

  • MEASURE Evaluation Podcast Details

    MEASURE Evaluation is funded by USAID to strengthen capacity in developing countries to gather, interpret, and use data to improve health. They create tools and approaches for rigorous evaluations, providing evidence to address health challenges and strengthen health information systems so countries can make better decisions and sustain good health outcomes over time.

  • Managed Care Cast Details

    Podcast from the American Journal of Managed Care focuses on health services research and topics.

  • Medicaid Leadership Exchange: A Podcast by CHCS and NAMD Details

    The Center for Health Care Strategies is partnering with the National Association of Medicaid Directors to launch a new podcast series, Medicaid Leadership Exchange. The podcast series, made possible with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, features discussions with Medicaid directors on priority topics related to leading state agencies. The conversations offer candid insights into leadership strategies that have worked — and those that have not worked — straight from Medicaid directors themselves.

  • NIH Social Media and Outreach Details

    Visit this link to subscribe, or download, podcasts, newsletters, Twitter, or RSS.

  • New Directions in Health Care Podcast Details

    This podcast aims to bring the work of our programs to life though audio interviews with the health care professionals, administrators, policymakers, advocates, and patients on the frontlines of health care.

  • On the Evidence Details

    A podcast hosted by Mathematica’s J.B. Wogan that examines what we know about today’s most urgent challenges and how we can make progress in addressing them. Reimagining the way the world gathers and uses data, Mathematica uncovers the evidence that offers our partners the confidence and clarity they need to find out what can be done, how to make it happen, and where to go next.

  • PTTC Network's Data Dive Details

    This series delves into the importance of data-driven decision-making processes for the substance use prevention field.

  • Pints and Policy Details

    The Bipartisan Policy Center takes a laid-back look at "the week that was" in policy news. Host Jordan LaPier has a beer with BPC experts and helps you get smart on a key issue for the week ahead.

  • Podcast: Designing a Marketplace that Works: Steps to Affordable Coverage - State Health Insurance Exchanges Details

    October 22 2010 briefing. Panelists were: Joel Ario, HHS Office of Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight; Timothy Jost, Washington and Lee University; Michael McRaith, director of the Illinois Department of Insurance; and Terry Gardiner, Small Business Majority. Ed Howard of the Alliance and Sara Collins of The Commonwealth Fund co-moderated.

  • RHIhub Twitter Chats - #RuralHealthChat Details

    Upcoming and archived Twitter chats on issues important to rural health.

  • Rural Health Leadership Radio™ Details

    RHLR's mission is to provide a forum to have conversations with rural health leaders to discuss and share ideas about what is working, what is not working, lessons learned, success stories, strategies, things to avoid and anything else listeners want to talk and hear about.

  • Rural Matters Details

    A biweekly, 30-minute podcast about rural education, business, and health. The podcast's mission is to increase awareness, inform discussion, and expand the dialogue on the most important issues facing rural stakeholders every day. Guests on the podcast include rural education decision-makers, rural business owners and entrepreneurs, and rural health care representatives. (National Rural Education Association and the Center for Rural Affairs)

  • The Dose Podcast Details

    The Dose is a bi-weekly podcast hosted by Shanoor Seervai from the Commonwealth Fund, a foundation dedicated to health care for everyone. Join Shanoor as she talks to leading health policy experts about current issues in health care in the United States and abroad.

  • The Healthcare Policy Podcast Details

  • The Milbank Quarterly in Conversation Details

    With each issue of The Milbank Quarterly, Editor Alan Cohen will discuss a research article and its policy implications with the authors in this podcast.

  • The Rural Health Voice Podcast Details

    The Rural Health Voice is the podcast of the Virginia Rural Health Association. Leaders at the local, state, and national level are interviewed on their perspective of current rural health issues.

  • The Social Network: Using Twitter to Translate and Disseminate Evidence Details

    This webinar from January 2014 discusses the ways in which Twitter can be used to disseminate research results.

  • The Week in Health Law Details

    Weekly podcast on health law and policy from Frank Pasquale and Nicolas Terry.

  • This is Real Podcast Details

    This podcast series follows HHS OIG special agents as they work to uncover the complex health care fraud schemes, expose the greed of those involved, and bring the criminals to justice.

  • Trust for America's Health Twitter Feed Details

    The Twitter feed of Trust for America's Health, a "nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to saving lives by protecting the health of all Americans."

  • VA HSR&D Podcasts Details

    Podcasts on a wide range of HSR topics being studied at the VA.

  • What the Health? Details

    Join Julie Rovner, chief Washington correspondent for Kaiser Health News, along with top health policy reporters from the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal and other media outlets to discuss the latest news and explain what the health is going on here in Washington.