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  • National Academy of Medicine » After Visit Summaries: A Tool Whose Time Has Come for Use in Dentistry
    thought of in both the context of a standalone dental practice and as a combined summary integrating oral health related information with medical information In this commentary the authors explore the AVS from both perspectives and make a case for considering the AVS as an important piece of the larger puzzle needed to improve oral health and general health literacy for all patients The concept of providing patients with an AVS is gaining attention as a result of the electronic health record EHR incentive program commonly known as meaningful use MU MU is a part of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health HITECH Act that went into effect in February 2009 DesRoches et al 2013 However the authors believe that AVS remains a foreign concept among the vast majority of dental practices in the United States that are either not eligible for MU or not aware of it Schroeder et al 2013 Read more by topic 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

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  • National Academy of Medicine » Quality and Patient Safety
    are reshaping the nation s health care system From purchaser and payer demands for greater quality and value to new legislative and regulatory requirements stemming from the Affordable Care Act Also driving change is the growing recognition that a reformed high Read More March 22 2013 by Rowena Gono 0 Comment Affordable Care Act Quality and Patient Safety Select Populations and Health Disparities Metrics for Comparing User Experiences in Health IT In this discussion paper David Classen M D M S from the University of Utah School of Medicine and Pascal Metrics a patient safety organization describes how user experiences with Electronic Health Record systems from commercial vendors could be made publicly available This re Read More January 24 2013 by Keenan Faulkner 0 Comment Coverage and Access Health Services Public Health Quality and Patient Safety Analytics in Support of Health Care Transformation We have a good concept of the flawed state of health care the critical need for change and the future we want Patient centered personalized care provided by collaborating care teams is a part of that vision Many changes will be necessary to achieve that future perhaps summariz Read More December 14 2012 by Denise Walker 0 Comment Quality and Patient Safety Transforming the Public Health System What Are We Learning While there has been an enormous amount of attention paid to the transformation of the United States Health Care delivery system under the Affordable Care Act ACA little has been said about the many opportunities in the ACA for population health systems improvement that will presen Read More November 30 2012 by Keenan Faulkner 0 Comment Coverage and Access Health Services Quality and Patient Safety Harmonizing Reporting on Potential Conflicts of Interest A Common Disclosure Process for Health Care and Life Sciences Harmonizing Reporting on Potential

    Original URL path: http://nam.edu/tag/quality-patient-safety/page/2/ (2015-07-15)
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  • National Academy of Medicine » Quality and Patient Safety
    Health Care Evidence Communicating with Patients on Health Care Evidence presents tested messages and insights for engaging effectively with patients on medical evidence Developed by individual participants from the IOM s Evidence Communication Innovation Collaborative the authors surveye Read More September 25 2012 by Denise Walker 0 Comment Public Health Quality and Patient Safety Comparative User Experiences of Health IT Products How User Experiences Would Be Reported and Used Introduction Electronic health records EHRs and other forms of health information technology IT hold the promise of transforming the way health care is delivered in the United States improving quality and safety while lowering costs But after a decade of experience concerns hav Read More September 14 2012 by Denise Walker 0 Comment Public Health Quality and Patient Safety The Promise of Lean Processes American health care faces challenges in access cost and quality and in marked geographic and socioeconomic variability While these challenges will require actions by federal and state governments they also call for action by individual health systems Actions by individual health Read More July 27 2012 by Denise Walker 0 Comment Public Health Quality and Patient Safety Demanding Value from Our Health Care Motivating Patient Action to Reduce Waste in Health Care Health care costs have doubled as a share of the economy over the past three decades Martin et al 2012 causing stress on family employer and government budgets Furthermore these expenses contain substantial waste and often do not improve patient health One important way to i Read More July 26 2012 by Denise Walker 0 Comment Public Health Quality and Patient Safety Our Learning Health Care System Journey The policy drivers behind meaningful use are improving quality enhancing safety and increasing efficiency in our health care system In my view health care in the United

    Original URL path: http://nam.edu/tag/quality-patient-safety/page/3/ (2015-07-15)
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  • National Academy of Medicine » Quality and Patient Safety
    Patient Safety 2012 Developing a Robust Clinical Trials Workforce The gap between the growing demand for evidence to inform practice and our current state of knowledge calls for serious consideration about the best approach to developing a workforce capable of meeting those demands As referenced in the discussion paper The Clinical Trials Enterpris Read More April 27 2012 by Keenan Faulkner 0 Comment Biomedical and Health Research Coverage and Access Health Services Quality and Patient Safety The Clinical Trials Enterprise in the United States A Call for Disruptive Innovation Over the past decade the symbiotic relationship between the clinical trials enterprise CTE and the health care delivery system has been subject to increasing amounts of stress During this period the CTE has primarily focused on process improvement seeking to create and maintain Read More April 20 2012 by Denise Walker 0 Comment Biomedical and Health Research Public Health Quality and Patient Safety The Clinical Trials Enterprise in the United States A Call for Disruptive Innovation Over the past decade the symbiotic relationship between the clinical trials enterprise CTE and the health care delivery system has been subject to increasing amounts of stress During this period the CTE has primarily focused on process improvement seeking to create and maintain Read More April 20 2012 by Keenan Faulkner 0 Comment Biomedical and Health Research Public Health Quality and Patient Safety A Path to Accountable Care With all the attention being paid to emerging accountable care organizations throughout the country a California model is delivering measurable results Catholic Healthcare West CHW now Dignity Health Hill Physicians Medical Group and Blue Shield of California had preliminary c Read More April 06 2012 by Denise Walker 0 Comment Health Care Workforce Public Health Quality and Patient Safety Continuous Adoption of Best Practices The New Normal

    Original URL path: http://nam.edu/tag/quality-patient-safety/page/4/ (2015-07-15)
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  • National Academy of Medicine » Quality and Patient Safety
    economics of health care require today s innovators to demonstrate value against a number of criteria including access to care the current standard of care and the economic capacity of payers One way innovators have sought to address the paradox of innovating to im Read More January 27 2012 by Denise Walker 0 Comment Public Health Quality and Patient Safety 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 health See Table 1 The health car Read More January 27 2012 by Denise Walker 0 Comment Health Services Quality and Patient Safety Select Populations and Health Disparities Deadly Sins and Living Virtues of Public Health At a recent meeting for Institute of Medicine IOM staff I delivered a version of my 2011 Frank A Calderone Prize Lecture which included reference to the seven deadly sins As originally enunciated by Pope Gregory I in 590 A D the deadly sins are lust sloth gluttony greed wr Read More January 27 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 The Common Rule and Continuous Improvement in Health Care A Learning Health System Perspective 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

    Original URL path: http://nam.edu/tag/quality-patient-safety/page/5/ (2015-07-15)
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  • National Academy of Medicine » Public Health Laboratories in an Age of Austerity
    2008 2011 While overall funding remained fairly stable during this period the sources of funding are transitioning from tax supported to fee for service revenues In addition to shrinking financial resources PHLs are adjusting to devoting a larger part of their budgets to employee benefits especially medical insurance The cost of maintaining and adopting technology to meet the current needs is also a challenge Finally the entire laboratory workforce is suffering from a lack of new graduates into the profession The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Association of Public Health Laboratories have partnered to introduce the Laboratory Efficiency Initiative to provide tools and resources to the PHL system to survive these challenges PHLS have responded to the challenges by closing laboratories and specialty reference services developing capacity to bill for some testing postponing investment strengthening performance improvement efforts to gain efficiencies and participating in the laboratory professionals workforce The changes imposed by budget and workforce challenges mark an age of transition not extinction for the PHL system Read more by topic Biomedical and Health Research Diseases Public Health Funding Note The views expressed in this Perspective are those of the author s and not necessarily of the

    Original URL path: http://nam.edu/perspectives-2013-public-health-laboratories-in-an-age-of-austerity/ (2015-07-15)
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  • National Academy of Medicine » Public Health Funding
    by both private and public payers and payers are learning to align their financial models with each other in Read More September 03 2013 by Rowena Gono 0 Comment Affordable Care Act Public Health Funding Public Health Laboratories in an Age of Austerity The complex public health laboratory PHL system in the United States provides and assures a wide range of services and activities The PHL system has been particularly

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  • National Academy of Medicine » Toward Realizing an Ideal National Biosurveillance System
    assigned to cabinet level departments notably Homeland Security and Health and Human Services HHS The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC was tasked with convening experts to advise the CDC director on a new path for biosurveillance hence the formation of the National Biosurveillance Advisory Subcommittee NBAS a subcommittee reporting to the Advisory Committee to the CDC director Read more by topic Biomedical and Health Research Global Health Note

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