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September 12, 2018

New Study Points to Difficulty of Focusing Waste Reduction Efforts on EOL Care - New Research Insights

This Research Insights highlights findings that show the difficulty of predicting who will die and how soon death will occur.

Press Releases / May 09, 2018

Winners Named in 24th Annual NIHCM Research and Journalism Awards

NIHCM Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of this year's NIHCM Awards. The winning entries were chosen by independent panels of highly esteemed journalists and researchers.

Press Releases / January 01, 2018

NIHCM Foundation Supports Seven New Health Care Studies

NIHCM Foundation has awarded seven grants to support high quality, investigator-initiated research. These grants are a core part of NIHCM’s efforts to transform health care through evidence and collaboration.

December 12, 2017

New Study Finds Some Nursing Homes Inflate Their Ratings Through Rosy Self-Assessments - New Research Insights

This Research Insights summarizes a new paper, finding evidence that a small percentage of facilities are using self-reporting to inflate their ratings—particularly larger and for-profit facilities.

Press Releases / October 27, 2017

Leaders Discuss Health Care Spending & Innovations to Drive Value

NIHCM Foundation today is bringing a group of leaders with diverse expertise to Capitol Hill to discuss how to reduce costs and improve outcomes in health care—including ideas for reining in prescription drug costs and on-the-ground insights on the transition from fee-for-service to pay-for-quality.

August 16, 2017

Physician Practice Ownership Has Greater Influence on Hospital Selection Than Cost & Quality Do - New Research Insights

This Research Insights highlights a study, finding that a patient is significantly more likely to choose the hospital that owns her doctor’s practice—even if the costs are higher and the quality lower than at other local hospitals.

August 01, 2017

Some Consumers May Benefit from Extra Support During Insurance Transition - New Research Insights

This research insights summarizes a studying, documenting sharp increases in emergency department visits by Medicaid patients in the month after they changed insurers, which suggests confusion about where to seek care.

Press Releases / May 12, 2017

Winners Named in 23rd Annual NIHCM Research and Journalism Awards

NIHCM Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 23rd annual NIHCM Awards. The winning entries were chosen by independent panels of highly esteemed journalists and researchers.