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  • Research Issues in the Assessment of Birth Settings Stand Alone Workshop
    The IOM and the National Research Council will convene a committee to plan and conduct a two-day public workshop that will review updates to the 1982 IOM-NRC report Research Issues in the Assessment of Birth Settings. The workshop will feature...
  • Summit on Integrative Medicine and the Health of the Public Stand Alone Workshop
    The Institute of Medicine (IOM) and The Bravewell Collaborative have partnered to convene a summit that will explore the science and practice of integrative medicine — health care that addresses together the mental, emotional, and physical aspects...
  • Reexamination of IOM Pregnancy Weight Guidelines Consensus Study
    An ad hoc committee will review and update the 1990 Institute of Medicine recommendations for weight gain during pregnancy and recommend ways to encourage their adoption through clinical guidance, consumer education, and public health strategies
  • Improving Mammography Quality Standards Consensus Study
    The study will evaluate ways to improve mammagraphy interpretation without impairing access, and will cover such topics as audits, technical quality, supply of personnel, mandates for monitoring, and steps to make new technology available.
  • Meeting the Psychosocial Needs of Women with Breast Cancer Stand Alone Workshop
    The purpose of this workshop was to understand psychosocial responses of women to breast cancer and to evaluate tools used to assess psychosocial distress.
  • Saving Women's Lives: Strategies for Improving Breast Cancer Detection and Diagnosis Consensus Study
    The National Cancer Policy Board, in collaboration with the Board on Science and Technology and Economic Policy, has launched a new study to explore the most effective strategies for accelerating the flow of medical innovations from the stage of...