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  • Committee on the Use of Elastomeric Respirators in Health Care Consensus Study
    An ad hoc committee will conduct a study to examine the use of half-mask elastomeric respirators by healthcare workers. The study will explore the logistical, economic, and policy challenges and opportunities and will also focus on issues regarding...
  • 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...
  • Standing Committee for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Strategic National Stockpile Standing Committee
    The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will establish a standing committee of experts to help inform decision making by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Division of Strategic National Stockpile (SNS). The ...
  • Committee on Approaching Death: Addressing Key End of Life Issues Consensus Study
    The IOM will conduct a consensus study that will produce a technical report on the current state of end-of-life care with respect to delivery of medical care and social support; patient-family-provider communication of values and preferences;...
  • Patient Safety and Health Information Technology Consensus Study
    The IOM will review the available evidence and the experience from the field on how the use of health information technology (HIT) affects the safety of patient care and make recommendations on how public and private actors can maximize the safety...
  • Roundtable on Value & Science-Driven Health Care Roundtable
    The Roundtable on Value & Science-Driven Health Care is now the National Academy of Medicine's Leadership Consortium for a Value & Science-Driven Health System.
  • Guidance for Establishing Standards of Care for Use in Disaster Situations Consensus Study
    In response to a request from the HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary of Preparedness and Response, the Institute of Medicine has convened an ad hoc committee to conduct a 2-phase activity on standards of care for use in disaster situations.
  • Respiratory Protection for Healthcare Workers in the Workplace Against Novel H1N1 Influenza A Consensus Study
    The committee will provide recommendations regarding the necessary respiratory protection, as part of personal protective equipment (PPE), for healthcare workers in their workplace against the novel influenza A (nH1N1) virus.
  • Regionalizing Emergency Care Stand Alone Workshop
    The Institute of Medicine convened policymakers and thought leaders from the emergency care field to discuss strategies for creating regionalized, accountable, and coordinated emergency care systems, as envisioned in the 2006 Future of Emergency...
  • The National Emergency Care Enterprise: A Workshop Stand Alone Workshop
    In 2006, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a series of three reports on the Future of Emergency Care in the United States Health System. To examine the progress that has been made since that time, the IOM hosted a workshop on May 21-22, 2009...