National Academy of Medicine

Core Principles & Values of Effective Team-Based Health Care

This Discussion Paper, “Core Principles & Values of Effective Team-Based Health Care,” presents basic princi
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Less Is More

The United States has the most technologically advanced health care system in the world. Although we spend far more on health care than any other country in the world, we
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The First Step Toward Value-Based Health Care

Pursuit of value-based health care is now the elect aim of health policy in the United States. But caution is needed to avoid affirming W
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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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Improving Return on Investment in Health Care by Reducing Overuse and Misuse—Large Employers’ Perspectives

As politicians face the disturbing consequences of high health care costs on
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A Glide Path to High-Value Health Care

During the first decade of this century, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) played a major role in laying out a vision and strategic direction for
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Ten Attributes of Health Literate Health Care Organizations

A wide range of organizations have recognized that having health literate health care organizations benefits not only the 7
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A CEO Checklist for High-Value Health Care

Health care in the United States is at a critical point. Excessive costs are no longer tenable and mediocre outcomes are no longer tolerable
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Care Transformation at Emory Hospital

The Institute of Medicine’s (IOM’s) release of the reports To Err is Human and Crossing the Quality Chasm in 1999 and 2001, respectively, were ma
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