National Academy of Medicine

Demanding Value from Our Health Care: Motivating Patient Action to Reduce Waste in Health Care

Health care costs have doubled as a share of the economy over the past three decades (Mart
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Our Learning Health Care System Journey

The policy drivers behind meaningful use are improving quality, enhancing safety, and increasing efficiency in our health care system. In my vie
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A Glide Path to High-Value Health Care

During the first decade of this century, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) played a major role in laying out a vision and strategic direction for c
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Living Virtues of Public Health

In a discussion paper published in January 2012, a group of us at the Institute of Medicine put forward some ideas about the “deadly sins” of public hea
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Ten Attributes of Health Literate Health Care Organizations

A wide range of organizations have recognized that having health literate health care organizations benefits not only the 77
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A CEO Checklist for High-Value Health Care

Health care in the United States is at a critical point. Excessive costs are no longer tenable and mediocre outcomes are no longer tolerable.
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Bringing Knowledge Home

In the next 10 years, data and the ability to analyze them will do for doctors’ minds what X-ray and medical imaging have done for their vision. How? By turning
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Care Transformation at Emory Hospital

The Institute of Medicine’s (IOM’s) release of the reports To Err is Human and Crossing the Quality Chasm in 1999 and 2001, respectively, were mar
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Canadian Strategy on Patient-Oriented Research

In Canada, as elsewhere, the translation of health research outcomes to development of products and services for health care and final im
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