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Activities Index

  • Strategies to Improve Cardiac Arrest Survival Stand Alone Workshop
    The workshop will bring together diverse stakeholders to explore common ground and different approaches to respond to and implement each of the eight recommendations in the 2015 IOM cardiac arrest report, aiming to advance the field of resuscitation ...
  • Treatment of Cardiac Arrest: Current Status and Future Directions Consensus Study
    The Institute of Medicine will conduct a study on the current status of, and future opportunities to improve, cardiac arrest outcomes in the United States.The study will examine current statistics and variability regarding survival rates from...
  • Stem Cell Therapies: Opportunities for Assuring the Quality and Safety of Unregulated Clinical Offerings Stand Alone Workshop
    This workshop will take a critical look at the practice of unproven stem cell treatments. Speakers will examine the evidence base of unsubstantiated treatment offerings and the associated research and clinical risks and concerns. Discussions will...
  • Recommended Social and Behavioral Domains and Measures for Electronic Health Records Consensus Study
    The Institute of Medicine is in the process of forming a consensus committee in order to identify domains and measures that capture the social determinants of health to inform the development of recommendations for Stage 3 meaningful use of...
  • Committee on Core Metrics for Better Health at Lower Cost Consensus Study
    The Committee on Core Metrics for Better Health at Lower Cost will conduct a study and prepare a report directed at exploring measurement of individual and population health outcomes and costs, identifying fragilities and gaps in available systems,...
  • Strategies for Responsible Sharing of Clinical Trial Data Consensus Study
    Clinical trials are a crucial part of the development process for new medical innovations. They are used to investigate the safety and efficacy of new therapeutics, medical devices, biologics, or procedures; determine the patient population where...
  • Quality Measures for the Healthy People Leading Health Indicators Consensus Study
    This activity builds on a multi-year effort in the DHHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health to develop a framework for quality improvement in public health, and also links with other activities in the public health and health care delivery...
  • 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.