National Academy of Medicine

Expanding the Role of N-of-1 Trials in the Precision Medicine Era: Action Priorities and Practical Considerations

  Heterogeneous responses to the same therapy among individual patients are commonpl
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Business Engagement to Promote Healthy Communities Through Child and Family Well-Being

    Why does business care about child and family well-being to promote community health? Traditionally,
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Moving Data Sharing Forward: The Launch of the Vivli Platform

Introduction On January 14, 2015, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a consensus study report titled Sharing Clinical Trial Data: Maxim
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Cancer Prevention and Control: Then and Now

Controlling or reducing the risk for cancer was a principal goal of the National Cancer Act, signed by President Nixon in 1971. Long before the human genome wa
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Integration of Oral Health and Primary Care: Communication, Coordination and Referral

Abstract This discussion paper focuses on some particularly challenging aspects of bridging primary care and oral heal
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Transformation: My Experience as a Patient and an Advocate in Three Chapters

On three separate occasions, I have heard the words, “You have cancer.” Each of these moments came at a very different point i
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The Evolving Case for Public-Private Partnerships to Achieve the Global Goals

  Upon arriving in Kenya in 1987, I was a well-trained parasitologist who knew nothing about development, economics, po
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A Call to Strengthen Mental Health Supports for Refugee Children and Youth

  A refugee is someone who has fled from his or her home country and cannot return because he or she has a well-founded fe
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The Case for Health Literacy – Moving from Equality to Liberation

The majority of health literacy research focuses on providing support to patients and strengthening individual health literacy skills. The
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