National Academy of Medicine

Continuous Adoption of Best Practices: The New Normal

The health care field is filled with committed and passionate professionals from all disciplines delivering and improving patient
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Surgical Complexity Initiative

A basic aim of effective and efficient health care is ensuring the right match between the patient’s condition and the setting for the patient’s care. W
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Controlling Costs: A Distinction and Our Choice

Amidst the politicized and polarized debate on health care policy, it is encouraging to know that the goal of this discussion remains un
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Taking Aim at the Right Targets

Despite past efforts to improve patient safety—and there has been effort and activity aplenty—routine safety processes continue to fail routinely. Poor
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Patient-Clinician Communication: Basic Principles and Expectations

Activity Marketing experts, decision scientists, patient advocates, and clinicians have developed a set of guiding pr
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