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.
  • Awards

    This week 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.

    Press Release Winners Finalists
  • 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.

  • Webinars

    As recognition of our country's mental and behavioral health challenges grows, Americans are looking for answers that will increase their happiness and well-being and prevent deaths of despair related to mental health, opioids and suicide. Our four-part webinar series delves into the research and explores innovative strategies and evidence-based solutions to lift our society from crisis.

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  • Grants

    NIHCM Foundation has awarded ten grants for health care journalism including investigative reporting, public engagement campaigns for documentaries and educational opportunities for reporters.

    Press Release All Journalism Grantees Apply for Funding
  • Grants

    NIHCM has awarded over $400,000 in grants to support seven investigator-initiated research studies on topics including value-based drug pricing and Medicaid expansion.

    Press Release All Research Grantees Apply for Funding
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Events

May 16, 2019
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Manufacturer practices under the current patent system have come under scrutiny for blocking or delaying the entry of generic or biosimilar drugs into the market. During this webinar, panelists will explore the relationship between patents, prices and patient access.

May 08, 2019
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The third part in our Defying Despair series delved deeper into the data on suicides and explored a range of initiatives designed to prevent suicide in different communities.

In the News

May 2019
Population Health Spotlight
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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

May 16, 2019
Alliance-Rx-Patent-Webinar-052019

Manufacturer practices under the current patent system have come under scrutiny for blocking or delaying the entry of generic or biosimilar drugs into the market. During this webinar, panelists will explore the relationship between patents, prices and patient access.

May 08, 2019
Suicide-webinar-graphic-1

The third part in our Defying Despair series delved deeper into the data on suicides and explored a range of initiatives designed to prevent suicide in different communities.

In the News

May 2019
Population Health Spotlight
mental-health infographic-May2019

Grants

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We are now accepting letters of inquiry for the 2019-2020 round of grantmaking. The deadline for submissions is July 15, 2019.

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Investigator-Initiated Research Grant Program

We are now accepting letters of inquiry for the 2019-2020 round of grantmaking. The deadline for submissions is July 9, 2019.

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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 will be honored at a banquet in Washington, DC, in May.

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