National Academy of Medicine

Creating a Culture to Promote Shared Decision Making at Group Health

Decades of research from the Dartmouth Atlas have shown that unwarranted variations in elective surgery are pervas
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It’s a Matter of Life and Death

Support for core public health capacity is diminishing; outbreaks of microbial threats are not. In 2012 there were a number of high-profile threats (see
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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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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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