National Academy of Medicine

Opportunity Knocks: Population Health in State Innovation Models

In this discussion paper, the authors describe an emerging opportunity for reorienting the way we pay for health in the
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The Business Role in Improving Health: Beyond Social Responsibility

Although there is growing understanding that fundamental population health improvement will require multisectoral par
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A Bold Proposal for Advancing Population Health

In his discussion paper, Stephen Shortell identifies a key requirement to move us from being a culture of sickness and care to being a c
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Integrating Health Literacy with Health Care Performance Measurement

Health literacy is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic healt
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Bringing a Systems Approach to Health

This Discussion Paper, “Bringing a Systems Approach to Health,” illustrates instances in which systems-based interventions have promot
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Let’s Ask 4: Questions for Consumers and Providers About Health Insurance

Good health is important for our work, our play, and our everyday lives. There are many things we can do to main
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Amplifying the Voice of the Underserved in the Implementation of the Affordable Care Act

In April 2013, in collaboration with the Connecticut Health Foundation, the Institute of Medici
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Developing a Global Curriculum for Regulators

The IOM report Ensuring Safe Foods and Medical Products Through Stronger Regulatory Systems Abroad found that a lack of workforce training
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Helping Consumers Understand and Use Health Insurance in 2014

We are entering a critical time in health care in the United States. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)
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Public Health Laboratories in an Age of Austerity

The complex public health laboratory (PHL) system in the United States provides and assures a wide range of services and activities. T
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