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


Population Health

With grant support from NIHCM Foundation, researchers at the University of Maryland have used big data and machine learning to identify risk factors for chronic opioid use. On this webinar, the researchers will discuss their work, its applications, and next steps for bringing these tools into practice.


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.


Read about important events, research, community investments and programs to improve public health in NIHCM's newsletter, Population Health Spotlight.


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.


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.


Upwards of 2 million Americans misused prescription opioids for the first time in 2016. This webinar got to the heart of the prevention question, exploring efforts across the health system to stop opioid abuse before it starts.