National Academy of Medicine

Advancing the Health of Communities and Populations: A Vital Direction for Health and Health Care

We have a long way to go to strengthen the public health system to provide adequate protection for commu
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Democratizing Health: The Power of Community

The phrase “democratizing health care” is gaining popularity in discussions about how technology is enabling consumers to better manage their health-related
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Local Bidirectional Data-Sharing Collaboration to End Veteran Homelessness: The Erie Model

Homelessness is a major issue in the United States. Among adults, military veterans are at increased risk. Stud
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Optimizing Health Outcomes for Children with Asthma in Delaware: A Population Health Case Report

The transformation of the U.S. health care delivery system is under way. As health care providers and com
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An Environmental Scan of Recent Initiatives Incorporating Social Determinants in Public Health

The foundational importance of social, environmental, and economic factors as determinants of health has l
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Methods for a National Birth Cohort Study

As we outlined in the previous paper in this series, our nation needs foundational data in order to understand how social, physical, chemical, and nutritional
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Why the United States Needs a National Birth Cohort Study

In a list of 17 high-income countries, the United States ranks last in terms of life expectancy for males and second-to-last for females. The U
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