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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.

Press Releases / December 12, 2016

NIHCM Foundation Awards $320K in Investigator-Initiated Research Grants

NIHCM Foundation has awarded six new grants totaling more than $320,000 to support investigator-initiated health services research. The winning studies were selected for their potential to improve the health care system and their strong research design.

Press Releases / October 05, 2016

Leaders Discuss the Future of U.S. Health Care

NIHCM Foundation today is bringing a diverse panel of health care experts to Capitol Hill to discuss the future of health care in America—including considerations for incoming political leaders and innovations to watch.

October 03, 2016

Growing Body of Research Associates Provider Consolidation with Higher Prices - New Research Insights

This Research Insights summarizes a series of papers that examine the relationship between provider market power and private prices in a variety of scenarios.

September 14, 2016

Study Finds Health Plans Can Guide Higher-Spending Patients to Higher-Value Providers - New Research Insights

This Research Insights examines a paper that looks at whether tiers are actually influencing patient choice of physician.