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When Less Is More: How One State Is Using Data to Reduce Unnecessary Medical Care

In 2014, U.S. health care spending reached $3 trillion — 17.5% of the nation’s gross domestic product. Overutilization of medical services, especially unnecessary or minimally beneficial tests or procedures, has been cited as a large contributor to the high costs of health care in this country.

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Arnold Ventures’ core mission is to invest in evidence-based solutions that maximize opportunity and minimize injustice. Learn more about us.

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The Future of Corrections

The Young Men Emerging unit at the D.C. Department of Corrections houses young men with older mentors who have served since they were teens or young adults, along with specially trained staff. It's a therapeutic, rehabilitative community that values love and support.

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Transforming Prisons

More than 1.5 million Americans are incarcerated in U.S. prisons, yet in many ways, our country remains in the dark about life inside. This default punishment has led to overcrowded cells, budget shortfalls, and conditions that breed violence. As people across the nation demand a better system, there’s a push to come up with more humane approaches and seek out the voices of those who live and work in prisons to help shape what the future could look like.

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