Transforming Health Care Through Evidence and Collaboration
Transforming Health Care Through Evidence and Collaboration


This webinar explored what’s behind the disturbingly high U.S. maternal mortality rates, looking for solutions in California, a state that has become a national leader in efforts to reduce deaths and improve pregnancy outcomes.


Health Care Delivery

This chart story examines the latest data on hospital consolidation, including trends, impacts, future outlook and proposed policy solutions.


The second part in our Defying Despair series, this webinar focused on current trends in mental and behavioral health and programs designed to turn the tide for the better.


The next pandemic could be caused by the flu— and experts estimate it could kill 33 million people and cost trillions of dollars. This documentary hones in on the importance of improving flu vaccines and efforts to develop a universal flu vaccine.


A keystone piece of a statewide media partnership, this reporting project will investigate persistently high suicide rates in Oregon and the West, what can be done, and the implications for the increasing national suicide rate.


Physicians estimate that more than 20% of medical care is unnecessary and can cause serious patient harm. This webinar reviewed additional approaches to curbing unnecessary medical treatments and spending.


This Research Insights highlights a study showing that certain low-value cancer drugs are more likely to be prescribed in independent physician practices.


This Research Insights summarizes findings from a new study showing that hospital market power drives higher negotiated prices for privately insured patients.

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This analysis of diagnostic imaging claims in Massachusetts reveals negligible growth in use and a decline in spending for these services, mainly due to falling payments per claim for most imaging modalities. While per-resident use of MRIs, ultrasound and x-rays rose over the study period, there were very large reductions in the use of CT scans and nuclear medicine claims.