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  • Study on Family Caregiving for Older Adults Consensus Study
    An ad hocstudy committee will analyze the most recent information about family caregivers of older adults. Unmet needs, differences in needs associated with race, ethnicity, and other factors, and progress in delivery reform will be examined for...
  • Meetings of Experts on Advanced Dementia Stand Alone Workshop
    In accordance with The National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease: 2013 Update, the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services contracted with the Institute of Medicine (IOM) to convene experts on advanced dementia. The experts will discuss and ...
  • Standing Committee of Medical Experts to Assist Social Security on Disability Issues Standing Committee
    The Standing committee will survey literature, clinical practices, and published studies related to disability, and collect and analyze relevant data and information, to assist us with disability issues, particularly at steps 3, 4, and 5 of the...
  • Diagnostic Error in Health Care Consensus Study
    An IOM committee evaluated the existing knowledge about diagnostic error in health care from a patient safety perspective. The committee examined definitions of diagnostic error and illustrative examples; the epidemiology, burden of harm, and costs...
  • Evaluation of the Department of Veterans Affairs Mental Health Services Consensus Study
    A committee will comprehensively assess the quality, capacity, and access to mental health care services for veterans who served in the Armed Forces in Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, or Operation New Dawn (OEF/OIF/OND). The...
  • Sharing Clinical Research Data: A Workshop Stand Alone Workshop
    The Institute of Medicine will conduct a public workshop that will focus on strategies to facilitate sharing of clinical research data.
  • Governance and Financing of Graduate Medical Education Consensus Study
    An IOM committee will: (1) assess current regulation, financing, content, governance, and organization of U.S. graduate medical education (GME) and (2) recommend how to modify GME to produce a physician workforce for a 21st century U.S. health care...
  • Improving the Quality of Cancer Care: Addressing the Challenges of an Aging Population Consensus Study
    An IOM committee will examine issues in the quality of cancer care with a specific focus on the demographic changes that will rapidly accelerate the number of new cancer diagnoses at a time when workforce shortages are predicted. The goal of this...
  • Forum on Aging, Disability, and Independence Forum
    The number of adults 65 years and older and individuals living with disabilities is expected to increase significantly over the next decades. As a result, the need to examine the issues and challenges associated with aging and disability continue to ...
  • Workshop on The Role of Telehealth in an Evolving Health Care Environment Stand Alone Workshop
    The IOM will host a public workshop to discuss how the use of telehealth technology can fit into the U.S. health care system. At the workshop, a panel will speak on the potential for telehealth to serve geographically isolated individuals and extend ...