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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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;...
  • Patient Safety and Health Information Technology Consensus Study
    The IOM will review the available evidence and the experience from the field on how the use of health information technology (HIT) affects the safety of patient care and make recommendations on how public and private actors can maximize the safety...
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • The National Emergency Care Enterprise: A Workshop Stand Alone Workshop
    In 2006, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a series of three reports on the Future of Emergency Care in the United States Health System. To examine the progress that has been made since that time, the IOM hosted a workshop on May 21-22, 2009...
  • Improving the Organization of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to Advance the Health of Our Population Consensus Study
    An IOM ad hoc committee will be convened to examine the current mission, governance, and organizational structure of the Department of Health and Human Services. The committee will make recommendations to Congress and DHHS to ensure that the...
  • Health Insurance Status and Its Consequences Consensus Study
    An IOM ad hoc committee will undertake a comprehensive review and analysis of the health consequences of lacking health insurance coverage including, for example, the effect on morbidity and mortality for the uninsured population overall and for...