Transforming Health Care Through Evidence and Collaboration
Transforming Health Care Through Evidence and Collaboration
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  • Briefing

    This briefing in Washington, DC, featured forward-thinking leaders whose expertise spans the public and private sectors to share insights on how to foster innovation and build a brighter future for health care in America.

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  • Awards

    NIHCM Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 24th Annual Health Care Journalism and Research Awards. The winning entries were chosen by independent panels of highly esteemed journalists and researchers from nearly 400 entries.

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  • Infographic

    Opioid abuse is now claiming more than four lives every hour in the U.S. This represents a dramatic increase in deaths related to opioids in just a few years—much of the increase attributable to heroin and synthetic opioids like fentanyl.

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Events

June 14, 2018
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During this webinar, panelists discussed opportunities and challenges in the generic and biosimilar market, how past administrations have approached this issue, and the impact on different stakeholders, including consumers.

May 14, 2018
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This briefing in Washington, DC, featured forward-thinking leaders whose expertise spans the public and private sectors to share insights on how to foster innovation and build a brighter future for health care in America.

Expert Voices

Peter Shin, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management, George Washington University
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NIHCM Resources

Read about important events, research, community investments and programs to improve public health in NIHCM's newsletter, Population Health Spotlight.

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Just 5 percent of the population accounts for nearly 50 percent of health care spending. This chart story examines the latest data showing the extreme concentration of health spending and the traits and sectors associated with high levels of spending.

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This Research Insights summarizes findings from a study showing that a small percentage of nursing homes—particularly larger and for-profit facilities—are using self-reported scores to inflate their ratings in Medicare's five-star nursing home rating system.

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In this essay, Joel Ario explains Section 1332 waivers and lays out ways states could use this mechanism to put their own stamp on health reform.

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This issue brief details a collaboration between Anthem Foundation and March of Dimes to scale up interventions proven to reduce premature birth rates, from group prenatal care and smoking cessation programs, to outreach aimed at reducing early elective deliveries. 

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Events

June 14, 2018
Alliance-June-Webinar-Image

During this webinar, panelists discussed opportunities and challenges in the generic and biosimilar market, how past administrations have approached this issue, and the impact on different stakeholders, including consumers.

May 14, 2018
Capitol-Hill-Briefing-2018-Graphic-Version1

This briefing in Washington, DC, featured forward-thinking leaders whose expertise spans the public and private sectors to share insights on how to foster innovation and build a brighter future for health care in America.

Expert Voices

Peter Shin, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management, George Washington University
Peter_Shin

Grants

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The 2018-2019 round of grantmaking for this program is now underway, with a total of approximately $250,000 available to fund 6 to 8 studies.

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Investigator-Initiated Research Grant Program

The 2018-2019 round of grantmaking for this program is now underway, with a total of approximately $400,000 available to fund 7 to 8 studies.

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Awards

Announcing the 24th Annual NIHCM Awards Winners

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Congratulations to the winners for the 24th Annual NIHCM Foundation Research and Journalism Awards! The winning entries were chosen by independent panels of judges from nearly 400 entries.

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