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  • National Academy of Medicine » Comparative User Experiences of Health IT Products: How User Experiences Would Be Reported and Used
    is delivered in the United States improving quality and safety while lowering costs But after a decade of experience concerns have been raised that such positive outcomes have not been widely achieved Jones et al 2012 Mandl and Kohane 2012 Read more by topic 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

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  • National Academy of Medicine » Living Virtues of Public Health
    V Fineberg June 27 2012 Download PDF In a discussion paper published in January 2012 a group of us at the Institute of Medicine put forward some ideas about the deadly sins of public health At the end I suggested six initial candidates for the counterweight public health s living virtues 1 moderation 2 prevention 3 preparedness 4 empathy 5 science and 6 service I invited others to suggest what they would choose for the seventh living virtue whether a personal attribute such as mindfulness or social value such as equity Among the dozen submissions received three relate to the idea of working together collaboration and partnership another three stress thinking of the other selflessness altruism and the golden rule and the remaining half cover an array of others idealism and leadership prudence and evaluation honesty and patience See which of the following virtues appeal to you Harvey V Fineberg MD PhD President Institute of Medicine Read more by topic 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

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  • National Academy of Medicine » Ten Attributes of Health Literate Health Care Organizations
    understanding and using currently available health information and health services This paper presents 10 attributes that exemplify a health literate health care organization Each attribute includes a brief elaboration of the meaning of and basis for the attribute followed by a set of implementation strategies that can be used to achieve the attribute Read more by topic Health Care Workforce Public Health Note The views expressed in this Perspective are

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  • National Academy of Medicine » The Clinical Trials Enterprise in the United States: A Call for Disruptive Innovation
    process improvement seeking to create and maintain procedures and data systems that can satisfy a regulatory environment concerned with specific research procedures These efforts have driven up the cost of research and left the CTE increasingly out of sync with the health care delivery system Read more by topic Biomedical and Health Research Public Health Quality and Patient Safety Note The views expressed in this Perspective are those of the

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  • National Academy of Medicine » The Clinical Trials Enterprise in the United States: A Call for Disruptive Innovation
    has been subject to increasing amounts of stress During this period the CTE has primarily focused on process improvement seeking to create and maintain procedures and data systems that can satisfy a regulatory environment concerned with specific research procedures These efforts have driven up the cost of research and left the CTE increasingly out of sync with the health care delivery system At the same time there have been many significant changes in the health care delivery sys tem changes largely concerned with organization quality improvement operational efficiency and error reduction and patient safety Despite significant rhetoric particularly in the United States about learning health systems Institute of Medicine IOM 2007 the CTE and the health care delivery system have continued to diverge This situation is undesirable both because research done within such a partitioned parallel system may not be broadly generalizable and because the cost of maintaining parallel systems limits our ability to address critical gaps in knowledge Read more by topic Biomedical and Health Research 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

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  • National Academy of Medicine » IOM Anniversary Fellowships
    awarded for a 2 year period During this time the fellows are expected to continue to work at their principal academic positions while they are assigned to a board of the IOM The fellowship requires a 10 to 20 percent commitment of time and includes attendance at a 1 week orientation to health policy the NAM Annual Meeting and the meetings of their assigned board A flexible research stipend of 25 000 is awarded to the fellow and is administered through the appropriate department in the fellow s home institution In addition fellows participate actively in the work of an appropriate expert study committee or roundtable including contributing to its reports or other products This experience introduces fellows to a variety of experts and perspectives including legislators government officials industry leaders executives of voluntary health organizations scientists and other health professionals Each fellow is assigned an NAM member who will serve as a senior mentor Endowed Fellowships The Norman F Gant American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology ABOG Fellowship is named in honor of Norman F Gant M D a member of the NAM and the executive director of ABOG The fellowship is designed to provide an exceptional learning and career development opportunity to obstetricians and gynecologists early in their careers The James C Puffer M D American Board of Family Medicine ABFM Fellowship provides talented early career health policy or health science scholars in the field of family medicine to participate in IOM s work and to further their careers as future leaders in the field The overall purpose of the Gilbert S Omenn Fellowship at the NAM is to enable talented early career scholars combining biomedical science and population health to participate actively in the IOM study process promoting the linkage of public health and medicine both scientifically

    Original URL path: http://nam.edu/programs/health-policy-educational-programs-and-fellowships/iom-anniversary-fellowships/ (2015-07-15)
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  • National Academy of Medicine » FDA Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellowship
    to actively participate in the development of science based public health strategies serve as the lead for defined projects meet with policy leaders and acquire new knowledge related to tobacco products and their use which is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States The fellowship is a 12 month multidisciplinary residential program at CTP in Maryland The fourth class of fellows will start in September 2015 Fellows will be placed in one of six areas within the CTP Compliance and Enforcement Health Communication and Education Management Policy Regulations or Science Fellows are expected to complete the full 12 month residential fellowship Each fellow will be awarded up to 95 000 based on salary history Fellows may choose to enroll in a health insurance plan through the NAM or get reimbursed for a Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act COBRA plan Fellows with a sponsoring institution may be compensated for fringe benefits In addition each fellow may be eligible to receive a relocation fund not to exceed 10 000 Eligibility Exceptional professionals with a minimum of 5 to 7 years of experience are encouraged to apply Applicants must be U S citizens non citizen nationals of the United States or have been admitted to the United States for permanent residence and have a valid green card number before applying to the program and must have an advanced degree in one of the fields listed below Behavioral Science Biomedical Science Biomedical Engineering Business Administration Communications Marketing Advertising Consumer Education Economics Political Science and other Social Sciences such as Sociology Anthropology and Psychology Legal Law Enforcement Medicine Nursing Physical Science and Toxicology Public Health including Public Health Ethics Public Policy Public Administration Public Relations Journalism Selection Criteria Fellows will be selected through a national competition on basis of Professional achievements Expertise

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  • National Academy of Medicine » Nurse Scholar-in-Residence Program
    a more prominent role in health policy development at the national level The program seeks individuals who have the capacity and skills to bring issues of special interest in nursing to greater public understanding and policy attention As part of the program the scholar is asked to produce a policy oriented paper based on her his area of special interest or become actively involved in an Institute of Medicine study related to his her area of expertise The program initiated in 1992 is supported by the American Academy of Nursing the American Nurses Association and the American Nurses Foundation and conducted by the NAM Each year one senior nurse scholar is selected from an eligible institution or organization to come to Washington to participate in 1 year program of orientation and work at the IOM of the National Academies of Sciences Engineering and Medicine Past Scholars 2013 Beatrice J Kalisch PhD RN FAAN 2012 Marla E Salmon ScD RN FAAN 2010 Pamela F Cipriano PhD RN FAAN 2009 Julie A Fairman PhD RN FAAN 2008 Mary E Evans RN PhD FAAN 2007 Carolyn Williams PhD RN FAAN 2006 Ada Sue Hinshaw PhD RN FAAN 2005 Jacquelyn C Campbell PhD RN

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