National Academy of Medicine

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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Elder Abuse and the Contagion of Violence: One Size Doesn’t Fit All

Elder abuse is a global public health and human rights issue. Elder abuse includes physical, sexual, and emotional ab
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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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Support Title X and Family Planning

Family planning is one of the 10 greatest public health achievements of the 20th century, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Preventi
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Communicating with Patients on Health Care Evidence

“Communicating with Patients on Health Care Evidence,” presents tested messages and insights for engaging effectively w
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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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Comparative User Experiences of Health IT Products: How User Experiences Would Be Reported and Used

Introduction Electronic health records (EHRs) and other forms of health information
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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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