National Academy of Medicine

Core Principles & Values of Effective Team-Based Health Care

This Discussion Paper, “Core Principles & Values of Effective Team-Based Health Care,” presents basic princip
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Support Title X and Family Planning

Family planning is one of the 10 greatest public health achievements of the 20th century, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Preventio
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Communicating with Patients on Health Care Evidence

“Communicating with Patients on Health Care Evidence,” presents tested messages and insights for engaging effectively wi
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Less Is More

The United States has the most technologically advanced health care system in the world. Although we spend far more on health care than any other country in the world, we
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The Patient-Centered Medical Home: A Path Toward Health Equity?

Equity was identified as one of the six core dimensions of a high-performing, high-quality health care system in the landm
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The First Step Toward Value-Based Health Care

Pursuit of value-based health care is now the elect aim of health policy in the United States. But caution is needed to avoid affirming Wi
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More Hospitals Begin to Apply Lessons from Seven Pillars Process

When the family of Michelle Malizzo Ballog found out that their daughter’s 2008 death had been caused by a preventable
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The Promise of Lean Processes

American health care faces challenges in access, cost, and quality and in marked geographic and socioeconomic variability. While these challenges will req
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