National Academy of Medicine

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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Building Capacity for Population Intervention Research in Primary Care

Rising health care costs, increasing prevalence of chronic disease, persisting health care disparities and access
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A Continuously Learning Health Care System in the United States

The national health care system is beginning to embrace the idea of a continuously learning health care system, as propo
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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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A Few Nudges for the Choosing Wisely Campaign

As discussed by Christine Cassel of the American Board of Internal Medicine in an Institute of Medicine (IOM) commentary on June 14, 2013,
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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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