National Academy of Medicine

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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Choosing Wisely: Grounded in Physician Professionalism

According to the Institute of Medicine report Best Care at Lower Cost: The Path to Continuously Learning Health Care in America, a
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Developing a Global Curriculum for Regulators

The IOM report Ensuring Safe Foods and Medical Products Through Stronger Regulatory Systems Abroad found that a lack of workforce training
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Engaging Health in Decision Making: The Marcellus Shale and Sustainability

Business and government often respond rapidly, without engaging health professionals, in their efforts to solv
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A New Global Development Goal for the World’s Youngest Children

For the global development community, 2015 is a pivotal year. Under United Nations leadership, multilateral organizations
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Helping Consumers Understand and Use Health Insurance in 2014

We are entering a critical time in health care in the United States. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)
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A Win for the Learning Health System

A central tenet of the learning health system philosophy is that evidence development should be part of care delivery. Furthermore, it should be po
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Transparency: A Patient’s Right to Know

A generation ago, the doctor always knew best. Medical decision-making was cloaked in secrecy. Medical charts and X-rays were handled clandestinel
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