National Academy of Medicine

Observations from the Field: Reporting Quality Metrics in Health Care

Measurement is a critical tool for monitoring progress and driving improvement in health care. However, without meaningful coordinati
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Disruptive Innovation and Transformation of the Drug Discovery and Development Enterprise

Declining or stagnant research and development (R&D) productivity has led many observers to argue that the c
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An Environmental Scan of Recent Initiatives Incorporating Social Determinants in Public Health

The foundational importance of social, environmental, and economic factors as determinants of health has lo
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Antibiotic Resistance in Humans and Animals

It has been 40 years since Levy and colleagues published their landmark study demonstrating a direct link between antibiotic use on farms and the spread of an
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Health and Medical Response to Active Shooter and Bombing Events

Terrorist attacks, including mass shootings and bombings, have dramatic physical and emotional impact on a community. Terrorists often us
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Beyond Survival: The Case for Investing in Young Children Globally

Investing in young children globally is a primary means of achieving sustainable human, social, and economic development, all of which a
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Breaking the Culture of Silence on Physician Suicide

TW: Suicide Every year an estimated 400 U.S. physicians take their lives. Numerous global studies involving every medical and surgical specialty indi
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Methods for a National Birth Cohort Study

As we outlined in the previous paper in this series, our nation needs foundational data in order to understand how social, physical, chemical, and nutritional e
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