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  • National Academy of Medicine » DC Public Health Case Challenge
    provides background information on a local public health problem Teams have a limited amount of time to devise a comprehensive intervention which they present to an expert panel of judges Teams are judged on the interdisciplinary nature of their response feasibility of implementation creativity and professionalism 2015 Case This year s case topic will be related to aging and health Teams will present their responses on October 16 2015 The

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  • National Academy of Medicine » Vital Directions for Health and Health Care
    unsustainable costs Too often care decisions do not align with patient goals or evidence of effectiveness and Americans experience untenable disparities in health and access to care At the same time new technologies and big data are spurring advances in medical science and the practice of care including precision medicine Patients are increasingly empowered to take an active role in their health and community innovators are designing new models that could revolutionize the delivery of care Increasing emphasis is placed on population health wellness and prevention These are the unprecedented challenges and extraordinary opportunities the 2016 administration must weigh as it charts the next steps for health reform in the United States The National Academy of Medicine s Vital Directions for Health and Health Care series will comprise expert opinions from a bipartisan group of health and health care leaders to inform the incoming administration and other key decision makers as well as the public The series will seek to identify areas of opportunity and explore national policies that are immediately actionable and hold promise for improving care quality increasing access and lowering costs among other goals The series will be published as NAM Perspectives beginning in the spring of

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  • National Academy of Medicine » Perspectives
    Youth and Familes May 05 2015 Health Care Reform as a Vehicle for Promoting Children s Mental and Behavioral Health Most mental health conditions emerge in childhood and adolescence and many develop in the context of the same risk factors as physical disease Similarly many behavioral health patterns that result in health conditions and health care expenditures in adultho Authors Mary Ann McCabe Tags Children Health Care Workforce Youth and Families May 05 2015 Advancing the Care of Children and Adolescents with Severe Obesity A Reason for Clinical Subtyping Childhood obesity a serious and urgent public health problem affects 17 percent of children in the United States almost a third of whom have severe obesity defined as an age and sex specific body mass index above the 99th percentile on the 2000 Centers for Authors Ihuoma Eneli Susan J Woolford Sandra Hassink Tags Food and Nutrition Public Health April 30 2015 Opportunity Knocks Again for Population Health Round Two in State Innovation Models The first round of awards in the State Innovation Models SIMs Initiative by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation CMMI created a wave of excitement and a sense of opportunity knocking We previously wrote that we believe that the SIMs developed Authors James A Hester John Auerbach Debbie I Chang Sanne Magnan Judith Monroe Tags Public Health April 16 2015 Community Health Needs Assessments Aligning the Interests of Public Health and the Health Care Delivery System to Improve Population Health Recognizing the challenges of improving health outcomes depends on a complex set of factors many beyond the control of the health care system a recent report from the Institute of Medicine IOM stresses the importance of population health measurement to ens Authors Michael A Stoto Colleen Ryan Smith April 09 2015 Page 2 of 34 Previous

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  • National Academy of Medicine » Assessing the Population Impact of Published Intervention Studies
    26th in life expectancy and 31st in infant mortality among developed nations This discrepancy raises the question about the value derived from the governmental and nongovernmental investments in medical research In contradistinction to basic science research for which the goal is arguably to advance science for the development of knowledge translational science seeks to improve health through the development of bench to bedside interventions and to assure their use in patients and populations that would benefit from them To improve health measurably translational research needs to focus on identifying interventions that are likely to provide the greatest population health benefit as well as interventions that are widely used but are ineffective or harmful In a prior paper we proposed a set of criteria for researchers funders journal editors and consumers of research to assess the importance and value of studies on health interventions to answer the so what question Those criteria include the burden of disease quality adjusted life years QALYs lost due to the condition the preventable burden how much health burden could be alleviated if the intervention were successful the economic value cost and cost effectiveness and the additional information gained from the study e g sufficient information

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  • National Academy of Medicine » Public Health
    in behavioral health and the time to make it is now Every day across America behavioral health problems in childhood and adoles cence take a heavy toll on millions of lives These problems cause deep often long term damage to young peo Read More June 22 2015 by Straton Mwashighadi 0 Comment Children s health Public Health Variant Validity Selected vs General Population Advances in genome sequencing represent an unparalleled opportunity to examine the genomic landscape of an individual and potentially identify genetic variants that are relevant for the diagnosis and treatment of disease However the identification and interpretation of variants as b Read More June 22 2015 by Straton Mwashighadi 0 Comment Public Health Advancing the Care of Children and Adolescents with Severe Obesity A Reason for Clinical Subtyping Childhood obesity a serious and urgent public health problem affects 17 percent of children in the United States almost a third of whom have severe obesity defined as an age and sex specific body mass index above the 99th percentile on the 2000 Centers for Disease Control and Preve Read More April 30 2015 by Straton Mwashighadi 0 Comment Food and Nutrition Public Health Opportunity Knocks Again for Population Health Round Two in State Innovation Models The first round of awards in the State Innovation Models SIMs Initiative by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation CMMI created a wave of excitement and a sense of opportunity knocking We previously wrote that we believe that the SIMs developed by states provide a uniqu Read More April 16 2015 by Straton Mwashighadi 0 Comment Public Health The Cost Effectiveness of Clinical Sequencing The use of genome sequencing in the clinic has the potential to greatly improve the quality of care that patients receive However it is currently unknown how sequencing will

    Original URL path: http://nam.edu/tag/public-health/ (2015-07-15)
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  • National Academy of Medicine » A New Model for Private Sector Partnerships to Improve Economic Well-Being and Community Outcomes
    communities This commentary shares an innovative model for effective collaboration we have developed in the Nashville region We believe this model will serve our community well and could serve as a model for other communities interested in creating community driven solutions to improve the health and well being of their populations Read more by topic Public Health Note The views expressed in this Perspective are those of the author s

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  • National Academy of Medicine » Unleashing the Power of Prevention
    approach to these problems has been to treat them only after they ve been identified at a high and ongoing cost to young people families entire communities and our nation Now we have a 30 year body of research and more than 50 programs showing that behavioral health problems can be prevented This critical mass of prevention science is converging with growing interest in prevention across health care education child psychiatry child welfare and juvenile justice Together we stand at the threshold of a new age of prevention The challenge now is to mobilize across disciplines and communities to unleash the power of prevention on a nationwide scale We propose a grand challenge that will advance the policies programs funding and workforce preparation needed to promote behavioral health and prevent behavioral health problems among all young people including those at greatest disadvantage or risk from birth through age 24 Within a decade we can reduce the incidence and prevalence of behavioral health problems in this population by 20 percent from current levels through widespread policies and programs that will serve millions and save billions Prevention is the best investment we can make and the time to make it is now

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  • National Academy of Medicine » Children’s health
    best investment we can make in behavioral health and the time to make it is now Every day across America behavioral health problems in childhood and adoles cence take a heavy toll on millions of lives These problems cause deep often long term damage to young peo Read More June 22 2015 by Straton Mwashighadi 0 Comment Children s health Public Health Violence Prevention Moving from Evidence to Implementation According

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