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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.

PIPPAH Collaborative Activities 

As part of the PIPPAH project, NIHCM Foundation participated in collaborative activities with the PIPPAH grantees and the Health Resources and Services Administration's Maternal and Child Health Bureau.

Creating Healthy Opportunities: Conversations with Adolescent Health Experts, 2010. 20 pp.
NIHCM Foundation, in collaboration with the Partners in Program Planning for Adolescent Health (PIPPAH) initiative, was pleased to release a series of print interviews featuring Shay Bilchik, JD, Georgetown University Public Policy Institute; Jane Brown, PhD, University of North Carolina; Angela Diaz, MD, MPH, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Abigail English, JD, Center for Adolescent Health & the Law; and Richard Kreipe, MD, Golisano Children’s Hospital at Strong. The interviews were commissioned by the PIPPAH initiative of the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and were conducted by Karen Brown, a public radio reporter and freelance journalist who specializes in health care.

Download the full series of interviews or individual interviews here.

Creating Healthy Opportunities: Conversation with Adolescent Health Experts

Creating Healthy Opportunities: An Interview with Abigail English, JD

Creating Healthy Opportunities: An Interview with Angela Diaz, MD, MPH

Creating Healthy Opportunities: An Interview with Jane Brown, PhD

Creating Healthy Opportunities: An Interview with Richard Kreipe, MD

Creating Healthy Opportunities: An Interview with Shay Bilchik, JD


A series of podcast clips of the interviews with these adolescent health experts is now available on NCSL's website.

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PIPPAH Grantees

Please visit the links of our PIPPAH partner organizations for more information on their activities under PIPPAH.

American Academy of Pediatrics

American Bar Association

American College of Preventive Medicine

CityMatCH, Board of Regents, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Healthy Teen Network

National Association of County and City Health Officials

National Conference of State Legislatures

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