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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A New Global Development Goal for the World’s Youngest Children

For the global development community, 2015 is a pivotal year. Under United Nations leadership, multilateral organization
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Getting Serious About the Social Determinants of Health

We have long known that factors outside of medical care — race, education, housing, income, and other social determinants are t
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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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Making the Case for Hastening Progress Toward Health Equity

Health equity has been defined in many ways, but essentially the concept focuses on promoting social justice rather than ec
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The Patient-Centered Medical Home: A Path Toward Health Equity?

Equity was identified as one of the six core dimensions of a high-performing, high-quality health care system in the land
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Attributes of a Health Literate Organization

What is a Health Literate Organization? This paper describes ten attributes of a health literate organization, that is, an organization th
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