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.
  • Awards

    Congratulations to the finalists for the 24th Annual NIHCM Foundation Research and Journalism Awards! The winning entry in each category will be announced in late April and will receive a $10,000 cash prize.

    View the Finalists
  • 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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  • In Memoriam

    In his 21 years serving as an advisor to NIHCM, Uwe Reinhardt left a profound mark on the work we do and on the culture we strive to create. He pushed our thinking and touched our hearts. We will never forget his kindness and wit and his passionate belief that Americans deserve a better health care system.

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Events

April 18, 2018
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Each year more than 2 million Americans become infected with some form of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. This webinar explored strategies for holding the superbug threat in check.

March 19, 2018
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Opioid overdose takes the lives of 4.6 Americans every hour. This webinar explored ways to expand the use of evidence-based treatments and begin to reduce the toll of the crisis.

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

April 18, 2018
Antibiotic-Resistance-Webinar-Graphic-final-1

Each year more than 2 million Americans become infected with some form of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. This webinar explored strategies for holding the superbug threat in check.

March 19, 2018
Opioids-Part-2-Webinar-Graphic

Opioid overdose takes the lives of 4.6 Americans every hour. This webinar explored ways to expand the use of evidence-based treatments and begin to reduce the toll of the crisis.

Expert Voices

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

Grants

Journalism GrantsJournalism Grant Program

NIHCM Foundation has awarded six grants to support health care journalism for the 2017-2018 round of funding.

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Investigator-Initiated Research Grant Program

NIHCM Foundation has awarded seven grants to support high quailty, investigator-initiated research for the 2017-2018 round of funding.

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Awards

Announcing the 24th Annual NIHCM Awards Finalists

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Congratulations to the finalists for the 24th Annual NIHCM Foundation Research and Journalism Awards! The winning entry in each category will be announced in late April and will receive a $10,000 cash prize.

Read More