archive-edu.com » EDU » N » NAM.EDU

Total: 254

Choose link from "Titles, links and description words view":

Or switch to "Titles and links view".
  • National Academy of Medicine » A CEO Checklist for High-Value Health Care
    Steele John Toussaint June 05 2012 Download PDF Health care in the United States is at a critical point Excessive costs are no longer tenable and mediocre outcomes are no longer tolerable For 32 of the past 40 years health care costs have grown faster than the rest of the U S economy Federal health care costs expected to reach 950 billion in 2012 will become the largest contributor to the national debt States too are being crippled by health care costs Medicaid now consumes almost a quarter of state budgets crowding out investments in education and infrastructure In the private sector escalating costs have eroded the bottom line for employers who purchase health care for their employees and have eliminated any appreciable gains in income for American families during the past decade Purchasers simply cannot afford the status quo Read more by topic Health Care Workforce Health Services Public Health Note The views expressed in this Perspective are those of the author s and not necessarily of the author s organizations or of the National Academy of Medicine NAM The Perspective is intended to help inform and stimulate discussion It has not been subjected to the review procedures of

    Original URL path: http://nam.edu/perspectives-2012-a-ceo-checklist-for-high-value-health-care/ (2015-07-15)
    Open archived version from archive

  • National Academy of Medicine » The Common Rule and Continuous Improvement in Health Care: A Learning Health System Perspective
    Meyer Veronique Roger Lucy Savitz Rich Platt October 01 2011 Download PDF Abstract To generate needed improvements in health care its delivery and its outcomes organized and sustained efforts at continuous improvement are needed The Institute of Medicine s Roundtable on Value Science Driven Health Care has developed the vision of a health care system that gets the right care to the right people when they need it and captures the results for making improvements a learning health system The Roundtable sees the creation of generalizable new knowledge as a necessary routine aspect of the delivery of health care Activities that involve measurement comparison evaluation systematic introduction of accepted therapies sharing of experience and information and coordination of these activities among organizations either are or should become normal expected activities of such organizations Read more by topic Biomedical and Health Research Health Care Workforce Public Health Quality and Patient Safety Note The views expressed in this Perspective are those of the author s and not necessarily of the author s organizations or of the National Academy of Medicine NAM The Perspective is intended to help inform and stimulate discussion It has not been subjected to the review procedures of nor

    Original URL path: http://nam.edu/perspectives-2011-the-common-rule-and-continuous-improvement-in-health-care-a-learning-health-system-perspective/ (2015-07-15)
    Open archived version from archive

  • National Academy of Medicine » Patient-Clinician Communication: Basic Principles and Expectations
    of Medicine IOM Roundtable on Value Science Driven Health Care Collaborative participants intend these principles and expectations to serve as common touchstone reference points for both patients and clinicians as they and their related organizations seek to foster the partnership and patient engagement necessary to improve health outcomes and value from care delivered Read more by topic Biomedical and Health Research Health Care Workforce Public Health Quality and Patient Safety

    Original URL path: http://nam.edu/perspectives-2011-patient-clinician-communication-basic-principles-and-expectations/ (2015-07-15)
    Open archived version from archive

  • National Academy of Medicine » Listening Tour
    as community leaders policy makers and health science and industry leaders nationwide Between September 2014 and May 2015 NAM president Victor J Dzau and other members of the NAM s leadership completed a cross country Listening Tour meeting with a range of stakeholders to gather insights that may inform the strategic agendas of the NAM the Institute of Medicine and other groups within the National Academies of Sciences Engineering and Medicine the Academies The Listening Tour made 18 stops in 9 cities ranging from Google s headquarters in San Francisco to the Texas Medical Center in Houston to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Participants spoke candidly about the most urgent health challenges facing their communities and constituencies including health inequity and deficits in health literacy the spread of chronic illness and behavioral risk factors for youth and suggested how the NAM and the Academies might best facilitate solutions The diverse priorities and innovative ideas that emerged from these conversations will be summarized in a forthcoming series of publications from the NAM Images from the Listening Tour NAM president Victor Dzau right with University of Chicago College of Medicine dean Dimitri Azar left Medicine s Patricia

    Original URL path: http://nam.edu/initiatives/listening-tour/ (2015-07-15)
    Open archived version from archive

  • National Academy of Medicine » Inaugural DC Regional Public Health Case Challenge: A Summary
    Victoria Larsen Erin Mack Lindsey Miller Aubrey L Palmer Darshana Prakasam Megan Prior Kristen Rankin Chelsea Schifferle Brandon Shumway Karanpreet Takhar Ariel Turner Erika Vijh Savannah Woodward October 07 2014 Download PDF In 2013 the Institute of Medicine IOM in collaboration with faculty and students from Georgetown University GU launched the first annual District of Columbia DC Regional Public Health Case Challenge The idea for this case challenge was born when representatives from the IOM and GU met at Emory University s Global Health Case Competition in March 2013 and the DC Case Challenge is both inspired by and modeled on the Emory competition The DC Case Challenge aims to promote interdisciplinary problem based learning in public health and to foster engagement with local universities and the local community The case challenge engages graduate and undergraduate students from multiple schools disciplines and universities to come together to promote awareness of and develop innovative solutions for 21st century public health issues grounded in a challenge faced by the local community Read more by topic Public Health Substance Abuse and Mental Health Youth and Families Note The views expressed in this Perspective are those of the author s and not necessarily of

    Original URL path: http://nam.edu/perspectives-2014-inaugural-dc-regional-public-health-case-challenge-a-summary/ (2015-07-15)
    Open archived version from archive

  • National Academy of Medicine » Perspectives
    part of pre K education changes are needed in the training of early childhood educators and in the p Authors Robert C Whitaker Jeffrey S Gehris Tags Mental Health April 06 2015 Physical Activity in Latino Communities Latino health is increasingly synonymous with the future of U S health yet the nation s largest and still growing minority group continues to live in communities with reduced access to health promoting resources and safe pedestrian friendly built environmen Authors Rebecca T Adeigbe Amelie G Ramirez Tags Food and Nutrition April 06 2015 Disparities in Physical Activity Among Low Income and Racial Ethnic Minority Communities What Can We Do Eliminating disparities related to physical activity PA among low income and racial ethnic minority communities hereinafter referred to as high priority groups is a complex dynamic and multifaceted challenge that requires complex dynamic and multifac Authors Wendell C Taylor Tags Food and Nutrition April 06 2015 Physical Activity for People with Disabilities How Do We Reach Those with the Greatest Need The 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act ADA this year is an opportune time for researchers practitioners and policy makers to begin thinking about addressing the high rates of physical inactivity among people with disabilities Recent n Authors James H Tags Food and Nutrition April 06 2015 Physical Activity in Older People Physiological function and resiliency decline with age even among the most robust sectors of the older adult population The degree to which this decline is attributable to true biological aging versus aging related changes in lifestyle factors has been the f Authors Loretta DiPietro Tags Food and Nutrition April 06 2015 Page 3 of 34 Previous Next Filter Keyword Search Publish Date Range Tags All Tags Academic Health Systems Affordable Care Act Aging Biomedical and Health Research Children

    Original URL path: http://nam.edu/perspectives/page/3/ (2015-07-15)
    Open archived version from archive

  • National Academy of Medicine » Health Care Reform as a Vehicle for Promoting Children’s Mental and Behavioral Health
    result in savings in the areas of education special education juvenile justice child welfare and health care as well as enhanced educational attainment work productivity and health into adulthood It can also promote the formation of healthy families in the next generation Evidence based programs and services could have a very broad impact if policies ensured access for families and communities Read more by topic Children Youth and Familes Note

    Original URL path: http://nam.edu/perspective-2015-health-care-reform-as-a-vehicle-for-promoting-childrens-mental-and-behavioral-health/ (2015-07-15)
    Open archived version from archive

  • National Academy of Medicine » Children Youth and Familes
    2015 by LDestefano nas edu 0 Comment Children Youth and Familes Violence Prevention Moving from Evidence to Implementation According to data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics an estimated 3 8 million nonfatal violent victimizations occurred in 2010 alone based on a national survey of persons age 12 or older In the same year homicide was ranked as the second leading cause of death for 15 to 24 yea Read More October 15 2013 by Rowena Gono 0 Comment Children Youth and Familes Children s health 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 organizations national governments international and national nongovernmental organizations academic institutions and other civil society sectors are working to optimize pro Read More May 31 2013 by Rowena Gono 0 Comment Children Youth and Familes Global Health Select Populations and Health Disparities Ounces of Prevention Health Impact Assessments Can Help Improve Public Policy Health Outcomes When I was a resident I cared for an asthmatic boy who had been in and out of the hospital 3 times in 8 weeks Each time we sent him home with an escalating

    Original URL path: http://nam.edu/tag/children-youth-familes/ (2015-07-15)
    Open archived version from archive



  •