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

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. 


This fact sheet details how Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and a powerful coalition of stakeholders launched a series of school-based obesity prevention programs designed to help schools with different sets of needs and resources.


Since 2000, the number of babies born dependent on opioids due to maternal drug use has increased 5-fold nationally and 16-fold in the state of Tennessee. This brief describes BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Foundation's efforts to address this growing problem.

EDC & NIHCM Foundation

This brief presents the latest evidence on the prevalence and cost of unintentional injuries, and it highlights health plan injury prevention activities and other potential interventions.


This fact sheet lays out the structure of the project, including how project partners identify and communicate with providers, the promising results, and the scalability of this approach.

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This fact sheet highlights the early success of Shape NC and details plans to expand the initiative, to refine the way outcomes are measured and to deploy a new evidence-informed framework for community-led systems change.


This fact sheet lays out barriers to HPV vaccination and highlights strategies health plans can use to improve uptake of the vaccines.


This brief highlights strategies for public and private collaboration around education and payment reforms to put an end to unnecessary and dangerous early deliveries.