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  • NIHCM Foundation seeks a highly motivated individual to join our team as a research and policy analyst. The research and policy analyst would support the Foundation’s work to foster public-private collaboration to improve the U.S. health system.

  • With the epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse and related increase in heroin dependence, the health system is facing an alarming rise in neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS). NAS afflicts newborns exposed to drugs, most commonly opioids, while in utero.

  • As health care costs continue to rise, employers and health plans are increasingly using insurance design to help consumers make value-informed health care choices.

  • Washington, DC – June 10, 2014 - NIHCM Foundation is launching a new grant program with the intention of awarding $1 million over the next five years to support health care journalism. NIHCM Chairman Brad Wilson introduced the initiative at the Foundation’s 20th Annual Journalism and Research Awards Dinner on June 2nd.

  • Washington, DC – June 9, 2014 - Avik Roy, a Senior Fellow at The Manhattan Institute, has been selected to join the Advisory Board of the National Institute for Health Care Management (NIHCM) Foundation.

  • Washington, DC – June 3, 2014 - The National Institute for Health Care Management (NIHCM) Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 20th Annual Health Care Journalism and Research Awards. The winners are selected by panels of highly esteemed journalists and researchers.

Print Journalism

Twentieth Annual NIHCM Foundation Health Care Print Journalism Award

The winners are:

General Circulation

Ellen Gabler, Mark Johnson, John Fauber, Allan James Vestal, Kristyna Wentz-Graff, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, “Deadly Delays” (series): 11/17/13, 11/18/13, 11/19/13, 12/27/13, 12/31/13

Honorable Mention - Dave Philipps (reporter), Michael Ciaglo (photographer), Colorado Springs Gazette, “Other than Honorable” (series): 5/19/13, 5/20/13, 5/21/13, 10/7/13

Trade Publications

Joe Carlson, Modern Healthcare, “You Don’t Always Get What You Pay For,” 10/26/13

Congratulations to the finalists:

General Circulation

Trade Publications

Definition:

Recognizing excellence in health care reporting and writing on the financing and delivery of health care and the impact of health care policy

Categories:

  1. Health Care Article or Series from General Circulation Publications
  2. Health Care Article or Series from Trade Publications

Award and Prize:

A $10,000 prize will be presented to the winner in each category at a dinner in Washington, DC on June 2, 2014.

Selection Criteria:

  1. New insights generated by the reporting
  2. Impact on health care policy
  3. Quality of reporting
  4. Relevance to one or both of the subject areas (financing and delivery of health care and/or the impact of health care policy)

Eligibility:

  1. Articles must originally have been published during the calendar year 2013.
  2. Entries will be accepted from all staff reporters and editors, as well as freelance writers for articles that appeared in a General Circulation or Trade Publication.
  3. Online articles will be accepted if produced and disseminated originally on the web in affiliation with a General Circulation or Trade Publication.
  4. Articles should be timely and produce new insights into health care financing and delivery or health care policy.

To Enter:

Winners are selected by an independent panel of journalists:

  • Ceci Connolly, Managing Director, Health Research Institute, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • John Iglehart, Founding Editor, Health Affairs
  • Clifton Leaf, Assistant Managing Editor, Fortune
  • Alan Murray, President, Pew Research Center
  • Jeff Nesmith, former Writer, Cox Newspapers
  • Fred Schulte, Senior Reporter, Center for Public Integrity

Past Winners and Finalists:

 
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