Transforming Health Care Through Evidence and Collaboration
Transforming Health Care Through Evidence and Collaboration
The NIHCM Foundation is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to improving the effectiveness, efficiency and quality of America's health care system.
  • 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

October 03, 2018
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Chronic diseases touch one of every two U.S. adults and account for 86 percent of our nation’s health spending. This webinar will explore strategies for preventing chronic diseases and consider the drivers of poor health.

September 25, 2018
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The role of the courts has recently heightened as many individual market and Medicaid policy issues are set to be determined by judges across the country. In the lead up to the midterm elections, this webinar will examine the implications of impending health policy legal decisions.

NIHCM Resources

This Research Insights summarizes a new study that takes a closer look at the idea of focusing on end-of-life spending as a way to trim wasteful health care spending.

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

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This Research Insights breaks down new evidence that patients aren’t shopping for the best price for health care services—even for procedures like MRIs that should be simple to comparison shop.

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This Research Insights summarizes a new study that found that reference pricing helped to reduce health spending by spurring consumers to shop around for the best value medical services.

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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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Events

October 03, 2018
SDOH-webinar-graphic-2

Chronic diseases touch one of every two U.S. adults and account for 86 percent of our nation’s health spending. This webinar will explore strategies for preventing chronic diseases and consider the drivers of poor health.

September 25, 2018
Alliance-Courts-September-Webinar

The role of the courts has recently heightened as many individual market and Medicaid policy issues are set to be determined by judges across the country. In the lead up to the midterm elections, this webinar will examine the implications of impending health policy legal decisions.

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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