National Academy of Medicine

The Democratization of Health Care: A Vital Direction for Health and Health Care

The US health-care delivery system is in the midst of a transformation. For generations, it was rooted in a transactional,
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Training the Workforce for 21st-Century Science: A Vital Direction for Health and Health Care

Continuing to improve human health at reasonable costs is one of the biggest challenges facing society in the
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Competencies and Tools to Shift Payments from Volume to Value: A Vital Direction for Health and Health Care

Health reform remains at the forefront of U.S. policy debates because of continued growth in pu
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Workforce for 21st-Century Health and Health Care: A Vital Direction for Health and Health Care

America’s health and health-care workforce is made up of people in many occupations, generally categorized
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Preparing for Better Health and Health Care for an Aging Population: A Vital Direction for Health and Health Care

The proportion of the US population over 65 years old is increasing dramatically, and the
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Advancing the Health of Communities and Populations: A Vital Direction for Health and Health Care

We have a long way to go to strengthen the public health system to provide adequate protection for commun
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Realizing the Full Potential of Precision Medicine in Health and Health Care: A Vital Direction for Health and Health Care

Major achievements in scientific research have enabled a new era of health-care
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