National Academy of Medicine

Value-Based Care: Learnings to Shape the Future of Health Care

As health plans, hospitals, doctors, and others work together to transform U.S health care into a system that delivers gr
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Treating a Chronic Condition: Efforts to Reduce Avoidable Readmissions at U.S. Hospitals

In 2013, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) reported that the 30-day, all-ca
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A Continuously Learning Health Care System in the United States

The national health care system is beginning to embrace the idea of a continuously learning health care system, as prop
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Bringing a Systems Approach to Health

This Discussion Paper, “Bringing a Systems Approach to Health,” illustrates instances in which systems-based interventions have promo
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A Few Nudges for the Choosing Wisely Campaign

As discussed by Christine Cassel of the American Board of Internal Medicine in an Institute of Medicine (IOM) commentary on June 14, 2013
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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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A Win for the Learning Health System

A central tenet of the learning health system philosophy is that evidence development should be part of care delivery. Furthermore, it should be p
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Achieving Clinical Quality and Patient Safety: Education and Research as Critical Success Factors

Health care delivery is changing in virtually every domain — affecting primary, tertia
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Improving Quality and Patient Safety for Vulnerable Populations

Fundamental changes are reshaping the nation’s health care system.  From purchaser and payer demands for greater qualit
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