Research Briefs

NIHCM’s Research Briefs translate complex academic publications, highlight implications and policy relevance to wide audiences, and showcase expert points of view.

Research Insights

Published on: July 13, 2023.

Shared Decision-Making and Racial or Ethnic Concordance Reduces Health Expenditures

A new study by Timothy T. Brown, PhD, and collaborators evaluated the impact of shared decision-making and racially or ethnically concordant patient-clinician relationships on health expenditures and other health outcomes. The latest NIHCM Research Insights explores this study.

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Expert Voices

Published on: May 17, 2023.

The Growth of Private Equity in US Health Care: Impact and Outlook

In this first issue of NIHCM’s new and updated publication, Expert Voices, researchers Jane M. Zhu, MD, and Zirui Song, MD, PhD, discuss their outlooks for private equity (PE) involvement in health care and we explore the latest research on how PE impacts cost, quality and utilization of care.

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Research Grants

NIHCM Foundation supports innovative, independent, investigator-initiated research with high potential to inform improvements to the U.S. health care system. Projects must advance the existing knowledge base in the areas of health care financing, delivery, management and/or policy.

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Research Awards

The NIHCM Foundation Health Care Research Award recognizes outstanding published work from researchers furthering innovation in health care financing, delivery and organization or the implementation of health care policy. The 29-year-old award carries a $20,000 prize and is judged by an independent panel of experts.

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