National Academy of Medicine

A Vision for a Person-Centered Health Information System

  Introduction The person-centered health information system (PCHIS) of the future leverages information technology enhanced by artificial
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The Evolving Case for Public-Private Partnerships to Achieve the Global Goals

  Upon arriving in Kenya in 1987, I was a well-trained parasitologist who knew nothing about development, economics, p
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Clinical Perspectives on Obesity Treatment: Challenges, Gaps, and Promising Opportunities

Introduction In April 2017, the Roundtable on Obesity Solutions of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering
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It’s Time to Harmonize Clinical Trial Site Standards

Climbing costs and lengthy time frames of clinical trials are significant bottlenecks in medical product development. Despite the fact that scientifi
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Alternatives to Antibiotics: Why and How

The antibiotic resistance problem is caused by the evolution and transfer of genes that confer resistance to medically important antibiotics into human pathogens
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Manufacturing Cell Therapies: The Paradigm Shift in Health Care of This Century

Recent advances in cell biology and genetic engineering have changed the way we think about medicine. Indeed, we are witne
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An American Crisis: The Lack of Black Men in Medicine

This paper originally appeared in the Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities (2017) 4:317-321. Reprinted by permission.   The current
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Payment Reform for Better Value and Medical Innovation

Over the past 50-60 years, biomedical science and technology in the United States have advanced at a remarkable pace, allowing Americans to live l
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