National Academy of Medicine

Health Literacy in Dentistry and Navajo Nation Community Health Representatives

In this paper we discuss the importance of the efforts of community health representatives (CHRs) to improve general heal
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Beyond Survival: The Case for Investing in Young Children Globally

Executive Summary Investing in young children (The UN defines the early childhood period as beginning prenatally through age 8) globall
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Strategies to Enhance Numeracy Skills

Individuals make decisions about health and well-being every day. Many of those decisions involve using and understanding numbers, and most of the decisions are ma
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Sustainable Success in Accountable Care

Accountable Care Organizations The fragmented nature of the delivery and financing of health care in the United States, coupled with misdirected incentives domin
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Preparing Health Care and Public Health Professionals for Team Performance: The Community as Classroom

Introduction Today, team-based health care is no longer an innovation or even a choice. Increasingl
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