National Academy of Medicine

The Significance of Data Harmonization for Credentialing Research

Improving the quality of health care requires going beyond the basic standards for health care organizations and forma
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A Measurement Framework for Early Childhood: Birth to 8 Years of Age

In recent years, mounting evidence on the importance of early childhood development has led to growing attention to
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A Health Literacy Fable for Tomorrow: Help the World Be Healthy with Health Literacy

There once was a town in the heart of America where health seemed to come naturally for everyone. Th
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Inaugural DC Regional Public Health Case Challenge: A Summary

In 2013, the Institute of Medicine (IOM), in collaboration with faculty and students from Georgetown University (GU), launc
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Shared Decision-Making Strategies for Best Care: Patient Decision Aids

In Shared Decision-Making Strategies for Best Care: Patient Decision Aids, the authors suggest concrete steps to f
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Closing the Loop: Why We Need to Invest—and Reinvest—in Prevention

In their discussion paper, Cohen and Iton propose a sustainable model for funding prevention strategies. The authors d
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The Power of Youth in Improving Community Conditions for Health

Though a common target for health-improving efforts, young people are not often regarded as agents of change for healthi
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Essential Stewardship Priorities for Academic Health Systems

In “Essential Stewardship Priorities for Academic Health Systems,” the CEOs of five leading academic centers &#
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Nurse Credentialing Research Frameworks and Perspectives for Assessing a Research Agenda

Improving health care delivery and individual and population health and controlling health care
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Challenges and Opportunities in Nurse Credentialing Research Design

Many of the approximately 3 million registered nurses (RNs) in the U.S (IOM, 2011; HRSA, 2013) pursue additional cre
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