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  • Committee on Functional Assessment for Adults with Disabilities Consensus Study
    The U.S. Social Security Administration has requested that the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine conduct a study to (1) provide an overview of the functional abilities an adult needs to meet the physical and mental demands of ...
  • Workshop on Graduate Medical Education Outcomes and Metrics Stand Alone Workshop
    This workshop will explore meaningful and measurable outcomes of GME, possible metrics that could be used to track these outcomes, possible mechanisms for collecting, collating, analyzing and reporting this data, and further work to accomplish this...
  • Committee on Health Care Utilization and Adults with Disabilities Consensus Study
    The consensus committee's task is to identify types of health care utilizations that are good proxies for impairment severity for the purposes of the Social Security Agency (SSA)'s disability program, and to do this in the context of a changing...
  • Reproductive Health Services: Assessing the Safety and Quality of Abortion Care Consensus Study
    The committee will consider the following questions and offer findings and recommendations: 1) What types of legal abortion services are available to women in the U.S.? Under what clinical circumstances is it appropriate to use these different...
  • Ensuring Patient Access to Affordable Drug Therapies Consensus Study
    An ad hoc committee under the auspices of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will examine patient access to affordable and effective therapies, with emphasis on drug pricing, inflation in the cost of drugs, and insurance...
  • Improving Health Outcomes for Children with Disabilities Consensus Study
    The Committee on Improving Health Outcomes for Children with Disabilities will review and assess programs, services, and supports available to these children and their families; describe overarching program, service, and treatment goals; examine...
  • Roundtable on Quality Care for People with Serious Illness Roundtable
    The Roundtable on Quality Care for People with Serious Illness, launched in mid-2016, works to foster an ongoing dialogue about critical policy and research issues to accelerate and sustain progress in care for people of all ages with serious...
  • Evidence Base for Genetic Testing Consensus Study
    The Department of Defense asked IOM to convene a committee to examine the relevant medical and scientific literature to determine the evidence base for different types of genetic tests.
  • Committee on Accounting for SES in Medicare Payment Programs Consensus Study
    An ad hoc committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will convene a committee to recommend a definition of socioeconomic status (SES) relevant to Medicare quality measurement and payment programs; to identify the SES...
  • Committee on the Use of Selected Assistive Products and Technologies in Eliminating or Reducing the Effects of Impairments Consensus Study
    An ad hoc committee will provide an analysis of the use in adults of selected assistive products and technologies, including wheeled/seated mobility devices, upper extremity prostheses, and committee-selected products and technologies that pertain...