National Academy of Medicine

Building a Culture of Health Equity at the Federal Level

The United States spends significantly more resources on health care than any other nation. Despite this fact and the remarkable improvements in
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A Population Health Strategy for Diabetes: New Partners, New Opportunities

Diabetes challenges the nation’s health in many ways. As of 2012, one in 11 Americans was living with the disease, and two in five Americans
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CDC’s 6|18 Initiative: Accelerating Evidence into Action

The long delay between the creation of new evidence for primary prevention by public health and widespread adoption into best practice by the healt
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Key Principles to Accelerate Progress in Noncommunicable Disease Care and Treatment

Recognizing the need for greater attention worldwide to noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) such as cardiovascular dise
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Health Literacy and Palliative Care: What Really Happens to Patients

The authors gave a presentation at an Institute of Medicine Roundtable on Health Literacy workshop titled “Health L
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