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  • National Academy of Medicine » An Example of Effecting Change Through Community, Movement Building, and Scaling Up
    health The buffers against this chronic stress are family support social connectedness meaningful opportunity and a sense of purpose and belonging The chronic stress is directly controlled by policy and politics meaning that this situation is largely manmade and thus can be unmade Read more by topic Community Health Public Health Select Populations and Health Disparities Note The views expressed in this Perspective are those of the author s and

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  • National Academy of Medicine » Community Health
    of crime unemployment exposure to pollution and poor education often collectively conceptualized as the social determi Read More December 09 2014 by Rowena Gono 0 Comment Community Health Public Health Select Populations and Health Disparities The Business Role in Improving Health Beyond Social Responsibility Although there is growing understanding that fundamental population health improvement will require multisectoral partnerships the specific role of employers in such partnerships has been less well

    Original URL path: http://nam.edu/tag/community-health/ (2015-07-15)
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  • National Academy of Medicine » Diversity 5.0: A Way Forward
    an excellent one and can be used in broad ways beyond academic medicine beyond the board room and into all aspects of our society Diversity 5 0 builds upon the understanding gained in the treatise of Diversity 3 0 It provides a description of where we are today in 2014 and where we need to be to truly emerge as a diverse society in America that values one another Read

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  • National Academy of Medicine » A View from the Surgeon General: The National Prevention Strategy — Working Together to Become a More Healthy and Fit Nation
    unprecedented gathering of multiple federal departments and agencies whose policies and practices bear on health Authorized under the Affordable Care Act the Council has been inspired and led by Dr Benjamin and has moved us closer to making health in all policies the norm rather than the exception The Council highlights health as everyone s business and illustrates how all sectors of society can contribute to improving the social environmental and economic conditions that influence health outcomes The new IOM Roundtable on Population Health Improvement mentioned by Dr Benjamin follows a similar strategy of convening people from different sectors to inform and catalyze action on the array of factors that influence health We as citizens all are indebted to Dr Benjamin for her leadership as Surgeon General and we could do nothing better to honor her service than to form and sustain the partnerships she calls for to improve the health of our communities Read more by topic Health Reform Select Populations and Health Disparities 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

    Original URL path: http://nam.edu/perspectives-2013-a-view-from-the-surgeon-general-the-national-prevention-strategy-working-together-to-become-a-more-healthy-and-fit-nation/ (2015-07-15)
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  • National Academy of Medicine » Getting Serious About the Social Determinants of Health
    that race and discrimination alone regardless of income or education have a direct negative effect on health David R Williams of the Harvard School of Public Health gave a compelling presentation of some of this evidence during the recent kickoff meeting of the Roundtable on Population Health Improvement of the Institute of Medicine IOM Most striking is the research he shared on the impact of race on neonatal mortality rates White women have the highest risk of poor outcomes if they are age 15 19 when they have their first baby and the lowest risk if they are in their 20s For African American women their best chance of having a healthy baby is at age 15 19 neonatal mortality rates are slightly higher for women in their 20s and approximately 50 percent higher for women in their 30s Why Because the older African American women have been living longer with disproportionate amounts of stress disease and overall poor health than the white women a phenomenon known as weathering They have more breast cancer higher blood pressure and babies with lower birth weights Read more by topic Diseases Health Data Health Metrics Health Research Select Populations and Health Disparities Women

    Original URL path: http://nam.edu/perspectives-2013-getting-serious-about-the-social-determinants-of-health/ (2015-07-15)
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  • National Academy of Medicine » Health Research
    care and have poorer health outcome Read More May 09 2013 by Rowena Gono 0 Comment Diseases Health Data Health Metrics Health Research Select Populations and Health Disparities Women s Health Strengthening Mechanisms to Prioritize Coordinate Finance and Execute R D to Meet Health Needs in Developing Countries In response to issues raised in the report of the World Health Organization WHO affiliated Consultative Expert Working Group CEWG on research

    Original URL path: http://nam.edu/tag/health-research/ (2015-07-15)
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  • National Academy of Medicine » Select Populations and Health Disparities
    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 regimen of medications and each time his symptoms only worsened After his mother told me that they lived in a run down apar Read More January 11 2013 by Rowena Gono 0 Comment Children Youth and Familes Diseases Health Care Reform Public Health Select Populations and Health Disparities 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 landmark Institute of Medicine IOM report Crossing the Quality Chasm 2001 The report concluded that health care should be equitable that is providing care that Read More September 13 2012 by Denise Walker 0 Comment Select Populations and Health Disparities IOM Announces Perspectives I am pleased to introduce Perspectives a new category of written products from the Institute of Medicine IOM Perspectives comprise two forms commentaries and discussion papers both of which offer observations and opinions of leading experts on developments in health and health car Read More January 28 2012 by Keenan Faulkner 0 Comment Aging Biomedical and Health Research Children Coverage and Access Diseases Education Environmental Health Food and Nutrition Global Health Health Care Workforce Health Services Public Health Quality and Patient Safety Select Populations and Health Disparities Substance Abuse and Mental Health Veteran s Health Women s Health Youth and Families 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 that makes it easier for people to navigate understand and use information and services to take care of their

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  • National Academy of Medicine » Evaluating the Clinical Utility of Genomic Variants Derived from Next-Generation Sequencing for Opportunistic Disease Screening and Risk Assessment: Evidence Gaps and Priorities
    reason sequencing was performed This incidental information presents an opportunity to screen individuals for current asymptomatic disease or future risk of disease This discussion paper the fourth of seven individually authored commentaries that explores the evidence needed to support the use of genome sequencing in the clinic examines the evidence gaps and requirements for use of incidental findings for the purpose of opportunistic disease screening and risk assessment Read more

    Original URL path: http://nam.edu/perspectives-2015-evaluating-the-clinical-utility-of-genomic-variants-derived-from-next-generation-sequencing-for-opportunistic-disease-screening-and-risk-assessment-evidence-gaps-and-priorities/ (2015-07-15)
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