Transforming Health Care Through Evidence and Collaboration
Transforming Health Care Through Evidence and Collaboration
The NIHCM Foundation is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to improving the effectiveness, efficiency and quality of America's health care system.
  • Data Insights

    Mental illness has become more common over the last decade, particularly among 18-25 year-olds. This Data Insights looks at trends in mental health and their implications for the future.

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  • Briefing

    NIHCM Foundation led a briefing on Capitol Hill to discuss social determinants of health and the opioid crisis with Founding President and CEO Nancy Chockley, former CMS Administrator Don Berwick, Curtis Barnett of Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield, Craig Samitt of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, and Grant Baldwin from the CDC.

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  • Data Insights

    As urbanization increases, an older, sicker and poorer population remains in rural America. Despite the health care challenges posed by these changes, promising initiatives can improve rural health.

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  • Advisory Board

    NIHCM Foundation is pleased to welcome Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Sherry Glied, PhD, and Katherine Baicker, PhD, to its distinguished Advisory Board. Their ideas and insights will advance NIHCM's mission to improve health care for millions of Americans.

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  • Awards

    NIHCM Foundation hosted the 25th Annual NIHCM Awards at the Organization of American States in Washington, D.C. to recognize outstanding health care research and journalism.

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  • News

    NIHCM welcomed Secretary Azar to a meeting in March to discuss efforts by the Department of Health and Human Services to transform health care by lowering costs and improving value for patients.

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Events

November 13, 2019
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This webinar explored how leaders are leveraging the unique strengths of rural communities to develop and implement promising solutions.

November 18, 2019
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Part of the Beyond the Beltway: Health Policy Webinars for Journalists series, this webinar will explore the current landscape of the long-term care delivery system.

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November 2019
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Transforming Health Care to Drive Value

October 27, 2017 | 07:45 AM
10:15 AM ET

Where?

Dirksen Senate Office Building
Room G50
(C and First Streets NE Entrance)
Washington, DC 20002

Lunch Provided

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

  • Efforts to drive quality improvements by changing the way health care providers are paid
  • Ideas for addressing rising drug prices, including policy reforms designed to accelerate innovation
  • Strategies for engaging patients in their health and health care
  • The evolving roles of the states and the federal government in health policy

Speakers

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Mike Chernew
Leonard D. Schaeffer Professor of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School
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Avik Roy
President, Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity
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David Anderson
President & CEO, BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York & BlueShield of Northeastern New York
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Curtis Barnett
President & CEO, Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
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Nancy Chockley
President & CEO, NIHCM Foundation

Presentation Slides

David Anderson – BestPractice: A New Reimbursement Model Strengthening Primary Care
Curtis Barnett – Healthcare Transformation Through Public & Private Collaboration
Michael Chernew – The Future of Payment Reform (Part 1)
Michael Chernew – The Future of Payment Reform (Part 2)
Avik Roy – The Competition Prescription: A Market-Based Plan for Making Medicines Affordable (Part 1)
Avik Roy – The Competition Prescription: A Market-Based Plan for Making Medicines Affordable (Part 2)

Events

November 13, 2019
Rural-Health-Webinar-Graphic

This webinar explored how leaders are leveraging the unique strengths of rural communities to develop and implement promising solutions.

November 18, 2019
alliance-image-111819

Part of the Beyond the Beltway: Health Policy Webinars for Journalists series, this webinar will explore the current landscape of the long-term care delivery system.

In the News

November 2019
Population Health Spotlight
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Grants

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We are no longer accepting letters of inquiry for the 2019-2020 round of grantmaking. NIHCM will notify grant winners in November 2019.

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Investigator-Initiated Research Grant Program

We are no longer accepting letters of inquiry for the 2019-2020 round of grantmaking. A small number of applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal in September.

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Awards

Winners Named in the 25th Annual Research and Journalism Awards

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Congratulations to all of the winners of the 25th Annual NIHCM Foundation Research and Journalism Awards! The winners and finalists were honored at a banquet in Washington, DC, in May.

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