National Academy of Medicine

Climate Change Poses Serious Risks to U.S. Health Care System

During July 1995, Chicago was gripped by a heat wave that still ranks as one of the deadliest in U.S. history. Estimates va
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Understanding the Relationship Between Education and Health

In their discussion paper, Zimmerman and Woolf provide an overview of the large body of evidence that links education and he
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Engaging the Public Through Communities of Solution and Collaborative Empowerment

In her discussion paper, Etz reminds readers that the health field’s attention to the role and potenti
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Safe Summer Parks Programs Reduce Violence and Improve Health in Los Angeles County

In their discussion paper, Fischer and Teutsch offer a vivid example of a multi-sector, innovative p
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Five Lessons from the Super Bowl for Improving Population Health

In this discussion paper, Judy Monroe finds parallels between what it takes to win at football and to improve health in
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A Sustainable Financial Model for Community Health Systems

In their discussion paper, Hester and Stange develop ideas that may be familiar to many who work to improve population health
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Governmental Public Health and the Economics of Adaptation to Population Health

In this discussion paper, Glen Mays describes recent experimentation with population health strategies t
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Paying for Population Health: A Texas Innovation

In this discussion paper, local public health official Thomas Schlenker describes one state’s creative use of the Medicaid waiver.
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Health Literacy as an Essential Component to Achieving Excellent Patient Outcomes

The U.S. population is more diverse than ever before in terms of race, ethnicity, language, socioecono
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Designing Health Literate Mobile Apps

As mobile devices become more popular mobile health applications (mHealth apps) present opportunities to improve health and wellness. However, p
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