National Academy of Medicine

Observations from the Field: Reporting Quality Metrics in Health Care

Measurement is a critical tool for monitoring progress and driving improvement in health care. However, without meaningful coordinati
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The Power of Postconsumer School Food Waste Audits

I am sure many of you do not want to hear the word “audit” now that tax season is over, but the type of audit I am going to write about can be fun and
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Disruptive Innovation and Transformation of the Drug Discovery and Development Enterprise

Declining or stagnant research and development (R&D) productivity has led many observers to argue that the c
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Daring to Change for Better Health, Partnerships, and Business

Now in its third year of data disclosure, the Physician Payments Sunshine Act has helped demystify financial connections between two critical
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An Environmental Scan of Recent Initiatives Incorporating Social Determinants in Public Health

The foundational importance of social, environmental, and economic factors as determinants of health has lo
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Health Literacy in Dentistry and Navajo Nation Community Health Representatives

In this paper we discuss the importance of the efforts of community health representatives to improve general health on th
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Antibiotic Resistance in Humans and Animals

It has been 40 years since Levy and colleagues published their landmark study demonstrating a direct link between antibiotic use on farms and the spread of an
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Health and Medical Response to Active Shooter and Bombing Events

Terrorist attacks, including mass shootings and bombings, have dramatic physical and emotional impact on a community. Terrorists often us
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