National Academy of Medicine

The ROI of Health and Well-Being: Business Investment in Healthier Communities

Abstract | Businesses are gaining a greater understanding of the effect that employee health and the health of the communities in which business
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Elements of Accountable Communities for Health: A Review of the Literature

Abstract | Accountable health initiatives, most commonly referred to as accountable communities for health (ACHs), have been imp
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Defining an Accountable Community for Health for Children and Families

Introduction We are in the midst of a transformation of our health care system. The shift from volume to value and the correspondin
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Third Annual DC Public Health Case Challenge: Supporting Mental Health in Older Veterans

In 2015 the National Academy of Medicine and the Roundtable on Population Health Improvement of the National Academie
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Social Determinants of Health 101 for Health Care: Five Plus Five

Introduction Social determinants of health (SDoH) is a relatively new term in health care. As defined by the World Health Organization (W
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It’s Time to Harmonize Clinical Trial Site Standards

Climbing costs and lengthy time frames of clinical trials are significant bottlenecks in medical product development. Despite the fact that scientific
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The Role of Accreditation in Achieving the Quadruple Aim

Intersections of Accreditation Interprofessional education (IPE) and collaborative practice continue to gain momentum within the health sector. R
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Public Health 3.0: A Call to Action for Public Health to Meet the Challenges of the 21st Century

Public health is what we do together as a society to ensure the conditions in which everyone can be healthy. Although many sector
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The Interplay of Community Trauma, Diet, and Physical Activity: Solutions for Public Health

Diet- and activity-related illnesses—such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, and type 2 diabetes—can shorten life
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