On July 7, 2011, the IOM Roundtable on Value and Science-Driven Health Care convened a conflict of interest multi-stakeholder working group in a cooperative effort to identify common elements and standardized approaches to satisfy conflict of interest disclosure requirements in health care and the biomedical sciences.

On July 25, 2011, the Clinical Effectiveness Research Innovation Collaborative met to discuss issues related to patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) and included presentations and discussions of priorities of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, opportunities to build PCOR into clinical practice, and the role of PCOR in eliminating health disparities.

On February 13, 2012, the American Association of Medical Colleges and the IOM held a meeting that focused on academic medical centers successfully using research to improve care, while providing an opportunity for all participants to discuss challenges and to share lessons that can inform strategies at their own institutions.

A workshop, sponsored by the Peterson Center on Healthcare and convened by the Institute of Medicine, will engage in a discussion of the issues, challenges, and approaches that present the greatest opportunity creating models of care for high-need patients.