National Academy of Medicine

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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Novel Ways to Get Good Trial Data: The UK Experience

Traditional randomized clinical trials are very expensive and time-consuming and often have poor external validity (Ware and Hamel,
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Health Research as a Public Good

The arrangements for the regulation and governance of health research in the United Kingdom (UK) have evolved, piecemeal, over the past 30 years, and m
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Developing a Clinical Trials Infrastructure in the United States

Clinical trials in the United States have a rich history of involving academic, industry, and government institutions (
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