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  • Committee on Optimizing Scheduling in Health Care Consensus Study
    The Committee on Optimizing Scheduling in Health Care will conduct a study and prepare a report directed at exploring appropriate access standards for the triage and scheduling of health care services for ambulatory and rehabilitative care settings...
  • Study on Family Caregiving for Older Adults Consensus Study
    An ad hocstudy committee will analyze the most recent information about family caregivers of older adults. Unmet needs, differences in needs associated with race, ethnicity, and other factors, and progress in delivery reform will be examined for...
  • Meetings of Experts on Advanced Dementia Stand Alone Workshop
    In accordance with The National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease: 2013 Update, the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services contracted with the Institute of Medicine (IOM) to convene experts on advanced dementia. The experts will discuss and ...
  • 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...
  • Psychological Testing, Including Validity Testing, for Social Security Administration Disability Determinations Consensus Study
    The IOM will conduct a study to evaluate the value of psychological testing in the adjudication of disability claims submitted to the Social Security Administration (SSA) Disability Programs.
  • Standing Committee of Medical Experts to Assist Social Security on Disability Issues Standing Committee
    The Standing committee will survey literature, clinical practices, and published studies related to disability, and collect and analyze relevant data and information, to assist us with disability issues, particularly at steps 3, 4, and 5 of the...
  • Diagnostic Error in Health Care Consensus Study
    An IOM committee evaluated the existing knowledge about diagnostic error in health care from a patient safety perspective. The committee examined definitions of diagnostic error and illustrative examples; the epidemiology, burden of harm, and costs...
  • Forum on Public-Private Partnerships for Global Health and Safety Forum
    The Forum on Public-Private Partnerships for Global Health and Safety launched in the fall of 2013 and is reflective of the growing role of the private sector in contributing to diverse global health initiatives. This forum seeks to foster a...
  • The Public Health Dimensions of Cognitive Aging Consensus Study
    The Institute of Medicine will conduct a study to examine cognitive health and aging, as distinct from Alzheimer's disease.
  • Forum on Promoting Children's Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Health Forum
    Cognitive, affective, and behavioral disorders incur high psychosocial and economic costs for the young people who experience them, for their families, and for the communities in which they live, study, and will work. The Forum on Promoting...