National Academy of Medicine

Pervasive Bias: An Obstacle to Obesity Solutions

In the ongoing work on critical issues in obesity, the neglected problem of societal bias, stigma, and discrimination toward individuals
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Understanding What Employers Are Up To: Think Managed Consumerism, Not Exit

Employers have a major impact on the U.S. health care system through their sponsorship of health benefits for
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Connecting Culture, Land, and Family to Health: Reflections on a Workshop: Advancing Health Equity for Native American Youth

An elder’s blessing began the workshop hosted by the Institute
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Climate Change Poses Serious Risks to U.S. Health Care System

During July 1995, Chicago was gripped by a heat wave that still ranks as one of the deadliest in U.S. history. Estimates va
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Data Altruism: Honoring Patients’ Expectations for Continuous Learning

Ninety-four percent of U.S. adult social media users with health conditions agree with use of their health data, sh
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Value-Based Care: Learnings to Shape the Future of Health Care

As health plans, hospitals, doctors, and others work together to transform U.S health care into a system that delivers gre
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The Future of Nursing: A Look Back at the Landmark IOM Report

Three years ago, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released its landmark report The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Adva
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Paying for Population Health: A View of the Opportunity and Challenges in Health Care Reform

The U.S. health care system is in the early stages of transitioning from a payment system dr
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Treating a Chronic Condition: Efforts to Reduce Avoidable Readmissions at U.S. Hospitals

In 2013, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) reported that the 30-day, all-cau
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