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  • This webinar explored health plan strategies for improving pediatric preventive care by promoting Bright Futures guidelines through provider networks and directly to members.

  • We’ve all heard about the eye-popping price tags: cancer drugs that cost $14,000 a month, new hepatitis C drugs pegged at $84,000 for a course of treatment.

  • Each year millions of children miss screenings, immunizations and well visits despite the lifelong benefits of preventive care in childhood. The Affordable Care Act expands coverage of all preventive services recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics in the Bright Futures guidelines.

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation has published a report evaluating the evidence base for interventions to address the social determinants of health.

  • The emergence of new online tools—built by journalists, for journalists—has made it easier than ever to visualize health care data. With the power to build charts comes the responsibility to portray information accurately and in a way that enhances the story for your readers.

  • Injury is the number one killer of children and teens in the United States. Many of these injuries are preventable through education and low-cost interventions like childproof locks and safety seats.

NIHCM

NIHCM Foundation Awards

See the list of 2015 finalists

To recognize the critical roles researchers and journalists play in improving health care, NIHCM Foundation presents annual awards for excellence in print journalism, television and radio journalism, digital media and research. The awards are independently judged by panels of experts, and the winners are announced at an awards dinner in the spring.

2015 NIHCM Foundation Awards Dinner

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There is no fee to enter the NIHCM Awards competition. The entry deadline for the 21st Annual NIHCM Foundation Awards was February 18th, 2015. To receive updates about the awards program, sign up using our subscription form.

 
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