National Academy of Medicine

Walking Our Way to Better Health

We are spending 2.8 trillion dollars each year in the United States on health care—far more than any other country in the world. Interestingly, more th
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Benefit Design Should Reflect Value

In 1965, when Medicare was enacted, spending for prescription drugs was less than $4 billion—so low that no one thought to include a drug benefit as
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Patient-Clinician Communication: Basic Principles and Expectations

Activity Marketing experts, decision scientists, patient advocates, and clinicians have developed a set of guiding pri
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