National Academy of Medicine

Living Virtues of Public Health

In a discussion paper published in January 2012, a group of us at the Institute of Medicine put forward some ideas about the “deadly sins” of public hea
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Ten Attributes of Health Literate Health Care Organizations

A wide range of organizations have recognized that having health literate health care organizations benefits not only the 77
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A CEO Checklist for High-Value Health Care

Health care in the United States is at a critical point. Excessive costs are no longer tenable and mediocre outcomes are no longer tolerable.
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Canadian Strategy on Patient-Oriented Research

In Canada, as elsewhere, the translation of health research outcomes to development of products and services for health care and final im
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Novel Ways to Get Good Trial Data: The UK Experience

Traditional randomised clinical trials are very expensive and time-consuming and often have poor external validity (Ware and Hamel,
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Health Research as a Public Good

The arrangements for the regulation and governance of health research in the United Kingdom (UK) have evolved, piecemeal, over the past 30 years, and m
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Developing a Clinical Trials Infrastructure in the United States

Clinical trials in the United States have a rich history of involving academic, industry, and government institutions (
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2012-Achieving Data Liquidity in the Cancer Community: Proposal for Coalition of All Stakeholders

Rapid, seamless data exchange in cancer throughout the continuum from research to clinical c
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Transforming the Economics of Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are a means of gathering information about medical products or services. In medicine, however, they are also the fundament
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Developing a Robust Clinical Trials Workforce

The gap between the growing demand for evidence to inform practice and our current state of knowledge calls for serious consideration abou
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