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.
  • Infographics

    As urbanization increases, an older, sicker and poorer population remains in rural America. Despite the health care challenges posed by these changes, promising initiatives can improve rural health.

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  • Advisory Board

    NIHCM Foundation is pleased to welcome Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Sherry Glied, PhD, and Katherine Baicker, PhD, to its distinguished Advisory Board. Their ideas and insights will advance NIHCM's mission to improve health care for millions of Americans.

    Press Release Advisory Board
  • Awards

    NIHCM Foundation hosted the 25th Annual NIHCM Awards at the Organization of American States in Washington, D.C. to recognize outstanding health care research and journalism.

    Press Release Winners Finalists
  • News

    NIHCM welcomed Secretary Azar to a meeting in March to discuss efforts by the Department of Health and Human Services to transform health care by lowering costs and improving value for patients.

  • Webinars

    As recognition of our country's mental and behavioral health challenges grows, Americans are looking for answers that will increase their happiness and well-being and prevent deaths of despair related to mental health, opioids and suicide. Our four-part webinar series delves into the research and explores innovative strategies and evidence-based solutions to lift our society from crisis.

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Events

October 23, 2019
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LGBTQ+ individuals face health disparities linked to stigma and discrimination. This webinar will explore the barriers to high quality health care, LGBT teen mental health and ways to train medical students on providing inclusive care.

October 11, 2019
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This DC briefing explored ways to build healthier communities by addressing social determinants of health and the opioid crisis.

In the News

October 2019
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NIHCM Resources

Studies estimate that social determinants of health influence 50% of health outcomes, yet many communities are reporting unmet social needs like food insecurity or concerns about community safety.

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This Research Insights summarizes findings that access to low-cost long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) through the Colorado Family Planning Initiative reduced teen births.

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This chart story examines the latest data on hospital consolidation, including trends, impacts, future outlook and proposed policy solutions.

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This Research Insights summarizes a new study on overuse of health care by privately insured adults, finding geographic patterns that persist over time.

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Events

October 23, 2019
LGBT-webinar-graphic

LGBTQ+ individuals face health disparities linked to stigma and discrimination. This webinar will explore the barriers to high quality health care, LGBT teen mental health and ways to train medical students on providing inclusive care.

October 11, 2019
CHB-2019-Graphic

This DC briefing explored ways to build healthier communities by addressing social determinants of health and the opioid crisis.

In the News

October 2019
Population Health Spotlight
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Grants

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We are no longer accepting letters of inquiry for the 2019-2020 round of grantmaking. NIHCM will notify grant winners in November 2019.

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Investigator-Initiated Research Grant Program

We are no longer accepting letters of inquiry for the 2019-2020 round of grantmaking. A small number of applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal in September.

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Awards

Winners Named in the 25th Annual Research and Journalism Awards

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Congratulations to all of the winners of the 25th Annual NIHCM Foundation Research and Journalism Awards! The winners and finalists were honored at a banquet in Washington, DC, in May.

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