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  • Roundtable on Quality Care for People with Serious Illness Roundtable
    The Roundtable on Quality Care for People with Serious Illness, launched in mid-2016, works to foster an ongoing dialogue about critical policy and research issues to accelerate and sustain progress in care for people of all ages with serious...
  • Future of Home Health Care: A Workshop Stand Alone Workshop
    In addition to the Medicare home health benefit, other programs and factors are relevant to the ability to age in place and receive services and supports at home, such as Medicaid and other state programs (providing home and community based...
  • 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;...
  • 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...
  • 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
  • Reviewing the National Children's Study Research Plan Consensus Study
    NRC Committee on Reviewing the National Children’s Study Research Plan
  • The Future Health Care Workforce for Older Americans Consensus Study
    Consensus study to characterize the optimal health care workforce for older Americans in an aging society
  • Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders Forum
    The Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders focuses on building partnerships to further understand the brain and nervous system, disorders in their structure and function, as well as effective clinical prevention and treatment strategies.
  • Committee on Health Literacy Consensus Study
    This study assessed the problem of health literacy and consider the next steps within a public health/public education framework.