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
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 explored 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
mental-health infographic-May2019
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Reimagining Health Care in America

May 14, 2018 | 08:30 AM
10:45 AM ET

Where?

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

Lunch Provided

This briefing in Washington, DC, featured forward-thinking leaders whose expertise spans the public and private sectors to share insights on how to foster innovation and build a brighter future for health care in America. Topics of discussion included:

  • Top trends in health care innovations, evaluating which have real power and which should evoke skepticism
  • The relative strengths and unique roles of the private sector and public sector programs such as Medicare and Medicaid in the effort to drive innovation
  • Initiatives in digital health, care delivery and consumer engagement that are transforming markets
  • Tackling rising drug prices while also encouraging the development of high-value drugs

Speakers

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Patrick Conway
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina & Former Director, CMMI (CMS)
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Gail Wilensky
Project Hope & Former CMS Administrator under President George H.W. Bush
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Patrick Geraghty
GuideWell and Florida Blue
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Peter Bach
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
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Clifton Leaf
Fortune
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Nancy Chockley
NIHCM Foundation

Presentation Slides

"Innovation in Health Care -- Government vs Private Sector," Gail Wilensky
"Health Care Transformation: Time to Pick Up the Pace," Patrick Conway
"10 Trends That Are Transforming Health Care," Clifton Leaf
"Reimagining the Future of Health," Pat Geraghty
"The Drug Pricing Problem," Peter Bach

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 explored 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

Journalism GrantsJournalism Grant Program

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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