National Academy of Medicine

Choosing Wisely: Grounded in Physician Professionalism

According to the Institute of Medicine report Best Care at Lower Cost: The Path to Continuously Learning Health Care in America,
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Helping Consumers Understand and Use Health Insurance in 2014

We are entering a critical time in health care in the United States. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)
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Metrics for Comparing User Experiences in Health IT

In this discussion paper, David Classen, M.D., M.S., from the University of Utah School of Medicine and Pascal Metrics, a patient s
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It Matters How We Define Health Care Equity

Equity is not a contemporary concept. The Oxford English Dictionary defines equity as “the quality of being fair and impartial: equity of t
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Transforming the Public Health System: What Are We Learning?

While there has been an enormous amount of attention paid to the transformation of the United States Health Care delivery sy
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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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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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Bringing Knowledge Home

In the next 10 years, data and the ability to analyze them will do for doctors’ minds what X-ray and medical imaging have done for their vision. How? By turnin
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Canadian Strategy on Patient-Oriented Research

In Canada, as elsewhere, the translation of health research outcomes to development of products and services for health care and final i
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Transforming the Economics of Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are a means of gathering information about medical products or services. In medicine, however, they are also the fundamen
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