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  • Evaluation of the Department of Veterans Affairs Mental Health Services Consensus Study
    A committee will comprehensively assess the quality, capacity, and access to mental health care services for veterans who served in the Armed Forces in Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, or Operation New Dawn (OEF/OIF/OND). The...
  • Workshop on Hearing Loss and Healthy Aging Stand Alone Workshop
    The impact of hearing loss on healthy aging in older adults has largely not been considered despite hearing loss being independently associated with cognitive and physical functional decline, an increased risk of developing dementia, mortality, and...
  • 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...
  • Standards for Benefit-Cost Analysis of Preventive Interventions for Children, Youth, and Families Stand Alone Workshop
    An IOM committee will plan and conduct a 2 day public workshop to highlight the issues on finding consensus on the standards for benefit-cost analysis of preventive interventions for children, youth, and families.
  • 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,...
  • Improving the Health, Safety and Well-Being of Young Adults Consensus Study
    The IOM and the NRC will host a two-day public workshop that highlights research on the health, safety and well-being of young adults. The workshop will focus on developmental characteristics and attributs of young adults and its placement in the...
  • DHS Occupational Health and Operational Medicine Infrastructure Consensus Study
    In response to a request from the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Health Affairs, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) will conduct a review of the current occupational health and operational medicine infrastructure at DHS and provide...
  • Committee on Department of Homeland Security Workforce Resilience Consensus Study
    In response to a request from the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Office of Health Affairs a new IOM committee will conduct a study and prepare a report on how to improve the resilience (physical and mental well-being) of the DHS workforce,...
  • 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;...
  • Governance and Financing of Graduate Medical Education Consensus Study
    An IOM committee will: (1) assess current regulation, financing, content, governance, and organization of U.S. graduate medical education (GME) and (2) recommend how to modify GME to produce a physician workforce for a 21st century U.S. health care...