National Academy of Medicine

Opportunity Knocks: Population Health in State Innovation Models

In this discussion paper, the authors describe an emerging opportunity for reorienting the way we pay for health in the
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Let’s Ask 4: Questions for Consumers and Providers About Health Insurance

Good health is important for our work, our play, and our everyday lives. There are many things we can do to mai
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Amplifying the Voice of the Underserved in the Implementation of the Affordable Care Act

In April 2013, in collaboration with the Connecticut Health Foundation, the Institute of Medic
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Choosing Wisely: Grounded in Physician Professionalism

According to the Institute of Medicine report Best Care at Lower Cost: The Path to Continuously Learning Health Care in America,
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Helping Consumers Understand and Use Health Insurance in 2014

We are entering a critical time in health care in the United States. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)
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Creating High-Value Health Care Consumers: Toward Increased Transparency and Value

More than ever, health care providers need to help purchasers make intelligent, value-based decisions
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Metrics for Comparing User Experiences in Health IT

In this discussion paper, David Classen, M.D., M.S., from the University of Utah School of Medicine and Pascal Metrics, a patient s
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It Matters How We Define Health Care Equity

Equity is not a contemporary concept. The Oxford English Dictionary defines equity as “the quality of being fair and impartial: equity of t
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Transforming the Public Health System: What Are We Learning?

While there has been an enormous amount of attention paid to the transformation of the United States Health Care delivery sy
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More Hospitals Begin to Apply Lessons from Seven Pillars Process

When the family of Michelle Malizzo Ballog found out that their daughter’s 2008 death had been caused by a preventable
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