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  • 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.
  • Public Health Effectiveness of the FDA 510(k) Clearance Process Consensus Study
    An IOM committee is convening to review the 510(k) clearance process for medical devices that are “substantially equivalent” to currently marketed products and assess whether the process protects and promotes the public health.
  • Pediatric Health and Health Care Quality Measures Consensus Study
    An ad hoc study committee has been formed to provide guidance to Congress on the extent and quality of efforts to measure child health status and the quality of health care for children across the age span and in relation to preventive care,...
  • Standards for Developing Trustworthy Clinical Practice Guidelines Consensus Study
    The committee will conduct a study to recommend standards for developing clinical practice guidelines and recommendations.
  • Standards for Systematic Reviews of Comparative Effectiveness Research Consensus Study
    An ad hoc committee will conduct a study to recommend methodologic standards for systematic reviews of clinical effectiveness research on health and health care.
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • Certification of Personal Protective Technologies Consensus Study
    The Committee on the Certification of Personal Protective Technologies will assess the certification mechanisms needed to ensure the efficacy of nonrespirator personal protective technologies (PPT).
  • Accelerating Rare Diseases Research and Orphan Product Development Consensus Study
    In response to a request from the NIH Office of Rare Diseases and the FDA Office of Orphan Products Development, a committee of the IOM will prepare a report that will assess existing strategies to promote research discoveries and development of...
  • Review of Adverse Effects of Vaccines Consensus Study
    The committee will review the epidemiological, clinical, and biological evidence regarding adverse health events associated with specific vaccines covered by the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program.