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  • Standing Committee on Credentialing Research in Nursing Standing Committee
    The Institute of Medicine will convene a standing committee for the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The standing committee will discuss issues related to research on credentialing of nurses and organizations including short- and long-term...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 ...
  • Evaluation of the Lovell Federal Health Care Center Merger Consensus Study
    The IOM will evaluate whether the integrated Department of Defense and Veterans Administration (DoD/VA) health care facility in North Chicago is more beneficial to DoD and VA in serving the needs of their eligible populations than their independent...
  • The Learning Health Care System in America Consensus Study
    The IOM will consider the issues and urgent actions necessary to foster the development of a learning healthcare system designed to generate and apply the best evidence for the collaborative healthcare choices of each patient and provider; to drive...
  • 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...
  • Geographic Variation in Health Care Spending and Promotion of High-Value Care Consensus Study
    Understanding why health care costs vary from place to place is an essential step in promoting better quality health and health care in the United States. The IOM will conduct a study on the variation in health care spending and utilization among...
  • Public Engagement in Research & Policy and Regenerative Medicine: Science & Policy Stand Alone Workshop
    This morning session of this workshop will explore current efforts to engage the public in research priority setting. The afternoon session will explore the impact of regenerative medicine on patient outcomes, business models for integrating...
  • Ethical and Scientific Issues in Studying the Safety of Approved Drugs Consensus Study
    The Food and Drug Administration has requested that the IOM evaluate the scientific and ethical issues involved in conducting studies of the safety of approved drugs.