National Academy of Medicine

Developing a Clinical Trials Infrastructure in the United States

Clinical trials in the United States have a rich history of involving academic, industry, and government institutions
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2012-Achieving Data Liquidity in the Cancer Community: Proposal for Coalition of All Stakeholders

Rapid, seamless data exchange in cancer throughout the continuum from research to clinical
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Healing Humankind One Patient at a Time

Four years ago, UCLA’s medical center was ranked as an honor-roll hospital by U.S. News and World Report—but our patients would seldom “refer u
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A Path to Accountable Care

With all the attention being paid to emerging accountable care organizations throughout the country, a California model is delivering measurable results. Ca
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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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