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

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 heroin.


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.


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


This webinar explored what’s behind the disturbingly high U.S. maternal mortality rates, looking for solutions in California, a state that has become a national leader in efforts to reduce deaths and improve pregnancy outcomes.