National Academy of Medicine

Using Data to Address Health Disparities and Drive Investment in Healthy Neighborhoods

In struggling high-poverty neighborhoods across the country, community development and medical pr
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The Private-Sector Role in Building Healthy Communities: A Collective Impact Approach

In 2010, Campbell Soup Company rolled out its 2020 destination goals for Corporate Responsibility. Br
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Applying Green Building Principles of Market Transformation to Promote Healthy Places

Improving population health at a national and global scale through equitable access to healthy pla
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A Perspective on Public–Private Collaboration in the Health Sector

In this paper, we will share our perspectives—shaped by our collective experiences in public health, private health delivery organizati
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Improving Global Road Safety: Corporate Sector Commitments and Opportunities

João is a sales representative for a major company in Brazil. Every day, he climbs onto his motorcycle and r
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The Health of Complex Human Populations

Health care and public health are finding common—but conflicted—ground in population health. Current discussions in the two fields are collectin
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Second Annual DC Public Health Case Challenge: Supporting Adult Involvement in Adolescent Health and Education

In 2014, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) held the second annual District of Columbia (DC) Public Health Case Challenge. The IOM collaborat
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FDA and the Media: Lessons from Tysabri about Communicating Uncertainty

Despite a rigorous approval process, there is always uncertainty about newly approved drugs: will the benefits observed in initial
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Dose Matters: An Approach to Strengthening Community Health Strategies to Achieve Greater Impact

Dose Matters describes the concept of “population dose”—an approach to strengthening and evaluating the
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Health Literacy: A Necessary Element for Achieving Health Equity

A core aim for improving health care is to provide equitable care or “care that does not vary in quality because of pers
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