Transforming Health Care Through Evidence and Collaboration
Transforming Health Care Through Evidence and Collaboration

NIHCM Resources on 2019's Biggest Health Care Challenges

Washington, D.C., December 19, 2019 - At NIHCM, our mission is to transform health care through evidence and collaboration. This year, we expanded our portfolio in support of this mission, working with experts in the field to bring you a host of resources on the biggest challenges in health care:

Opioid Crisis Data VizThe Opioid Crisis

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Rural Health InfographicRural Health

  • Our infographic on the challenges of rural health in America showed how shifting populations are leaving people behind
  • Our webinar on innovative solutions to address health disparities in rural America featured speakers from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the University of Minnesota and health plans in Arkansas and Texas
  • With our support, the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism hosted a webinar on the impact of rural hospital closures with speakers from the University of Minnesota and The Wall Street Journal

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Mental Health InfographicMental Health

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Social DeterminantsSocial Determinants of Health & Health Equity

  • Our infographic on the social determinants of health highlighted their potential to improve community health and reduce costs
  • At our Capitol Hill briefing, Don Berwick provided an overview of the scientific evidence around social determinants of health, and health plan CEOs from Arkansas and Minnesota shared how they are fighting food insecurity and engaging with their communities to meet social needs
  • Our webinar on addressing health disparities in the LGBTQ+ community featured practical solutions including training for medical students, resources for providers and guidance for schools

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Hospital ConsolidationProvider Consolidation

  • Our chart story on hospital consolidation trends, impacts and outlook was developed through a synthesis of over 50 academic studies
  • Our Research Insights summarized the latest research, including a study finding that hospital prices grew much more quickly than physician prices for health care.

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Stay tuned for new products heading your way in 2020 on topics including adverse childhood experiences, aging, telemedicine and more.

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