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This webinar offered an overview of our health system’s price problem and shared a reporter's toolkit for covering the issue in their communities — including strategies, data sources and crowdsourcing tips. 

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A NIHCM Foundation Journalism Grant is supporting the public engagement campaign for the To Err is Human documentary to raise awareness of medical errors—now the third leading cause of death in the U.S.—and efforts to improve patient safety.

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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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This webinar offered an overview of our health system’s price problem and shared a reporter's toolkit for covering the issue in their communities — including strategies, data sources and crowdsourcing tips. 

Prices

This Washington, DC briefing on Capitol Hill featured experts from policy, business and academia sharing their insights on how to improve health outcomes for Americans while managing the cost of care.

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The Boston Globe published a story on the growing field of genetic testing, highlighting the changes in FDA regulations that are allowing for easier access to tests, the potential harm caused by unreliable tests and the growing costs associated with increased use. This ongoing investigation is supported by a NIHCM grant.

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Less than one in five patients reports having seen information comparing prices and quality across health plans or providers, and the burden of health care spending continues to mount. This webinar highlighted strategies to guide consumers toward high-value health care.

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The number of cancer survivors in the U.S. is projected to grow by 31 percent in just a decade, and while rapid scientific advances are increasing survival, they’re also adding cost and complexity to treatment decisions. This webinar explored new ways to deliver and pay for cancer care.

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