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  • 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...
  • Forum on Aging, Disability, and Independence Forum
    The number of adults 65 years and older and individuals living with disabilities is expected to increase significantly over the next decades. As a result, the need to examine the issues and challenges associated with aging and disability continue to ...
  • 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 ...
  • Standing Committee on Family Planning Standing Committee
    The IOM Standing Committee will identify emerging issues in family planning; provide a forum for discussion of scientific, workforce, health services, and education issues in family planning; and develop and oversee other studies and activities on...
  • Prevention, Diagnosis, Treatment and Management of Substance Use Disorders in the U.S. Armed Forces Consensus Study
    In response to a mandate contained in The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010, the IOM will conduct a study on substance use prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and management programs for members of the Armed Forces. In...
  • Integrating Primary Care and Public Health Consensus Study
    Can a visit to the doctor's office help improve the health of a community? The IOM is examining ways to coordinate efforts in primary care and public health--through information technology, a better-integrated workforce, shared accountability, and...
  • 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...
  • Workshop on the Allied Health Workforce and Services Stand Alone Workshop
    This one and one half day workshop will examine the current allied health care workforce and contributes to solutions for improving access to health care services, particularly for underserved, rural, and other populations. consider how that...
  • Data Systems for Monitoring HIV/AIDS Care Consensus Study
    The White House Office of National AIDS Policy has asked the IOM to assess available federal and private data systems that capture information about HIV care. The IOM will investigate ways to maximize these data systems' usefulness and recommend...
  • 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...