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

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Chronic diseases touch one of every two U.S. adults and account for 86 percent of our nation’s health spending. This webinar explored strategies for preventing chronic diseases and consider the drivers of poor health.

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May 2019

To address mental illness, leaders are focusing on social determinants and integration of behavioral and physical health care through primary care providers.

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Though recent trends are concerning, suicide is preventable with treatment and support.

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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.

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April 2019

Access to stable housing is increasingly recognized as an important factor in health outcomes, and leaders in health care are helping people in their communities find permanent housing.

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March 2019

While one in three adults in North Carolina have prediabetes, prevention programs can reduce their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by 60%.

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During this webinar, panelists discussed health disparities in rural America, provided an overview of the current trend in rural hospital closures and gave insights into the economic and medical impacts of closures on these rural communities.

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This documentary explores how early childhood learning is tied to both short- and long-term health and wellness, and depicts the tragic health consequences of toxic stress.

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Taking an in-depth approach, the documentary Reentry [working title] follows three women taking part in a reentry program in Ohio as they prepare to leave prison and rebuild their lives after serving time on drug related charges. A NIHCM Foundation Journalism Grant is supporting the public engagement campaign for this documentary, highlighting the unique perspective of mothers and their children when opioid prescriptions and addiction lead to incarceration and disruption of American families.