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  • Palliative care is one of the fastest growing areas in health care, with three times as many hospitals providing palliative services today as did just 15 years ago.

  • Annual spending for cancer treatment in the U.S. is set to reach $184 billion by 2020. The large and growing bill has raised concerns that fee-for-service payments for oncology are promoting over-treatment and use of more expensive drugs irrespective of patient benefit. 

  • This health policy briefing on Capitol Hill will bring together top health care leaders with diverse business and policy expertise to share their unique perspectives as key players in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, market leaders driving change, and policy experts with alternative ideas for the future of health care.

  • Drug abuse during pregnancy is a growing problem, evidenced by the three-fold increase in newborns diagnosed with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) between 2000 and 2009. Infants with NAS can suffer violent withdrawal symptoms that result in traumatic and costly NICU stays.

  • 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.

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NIHCM Foundation Health Care Research and Journalism Awards

Application Process and Rules

Our paperless awards entry system allows you to draft, edit, submit and monitor the status of multiple entries through a single dashboard. You can log into the system and edit your entries as many times as necessary. Just be sure to click submit before the deadline, February 19, 2014 at midnight Eastern Time. After this date the awards entry system will be closed to new submissions.

Research Award Entry System - You will need:

  • contact information for the entrant and all authors
  • basic citation information (i.e. when and where the article was published)
  • names of any organizations providing financial support for your research
  • a 100 word summary of relevance
  • the article (.pdf format required - Note: use .pdf files made from Word for best results. Be sure the .pdf extension is in lower case)
  • author biographies - a short paragraph for each author is sufficient (.pdf format required)

Print Journalism Award Entry System - You will need:

  • contact information for the entrant and all contributors
  • basic citation information (i.e. when and where the article/series was published)
  • names of any organizations providing financial support for your article, series or publication
  • a 100 word summary of relevance
  • the article/s (.pdf format required)
  • contributor biographies (.pdf format required)

Television and Radio Journalism Award Entry System - You will need:

  • contact information for the entrant and all contributors
  • basic citation information (i.e. length of the piece, when and where it aired)
  • names of any organizations providing financial support for your piece or series
  • a 100 word summary of the entry and its impact
  • the script of the television or radio piece or series (.pdf format required)
  • contributor biographies (.pdf format required)
  • 9 copies of the television or radio piece or series on CD or DVD -- you will need to mail or deliver this part of the entry to NIHCM (see Procedures for Mailing Materials)

Questions?

Many of your questions may be answered in the pages linked below:

Please contact NIHCM if you have entry-specific questions or if you have technical problems when using the system. We can be reached from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm ET at 202-296-4426 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 
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