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The latest news from HMD, including information about new reports, activities, meetings, and other noteworthy events.


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Statement from the IOM Council on Vaccine Development

The IOM Council releases a statement on the urgent need for vaccine development in the United States.

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Crossing the Quality Chasm: The IOM Health Care Quality Initiative

In 1996, the IOM launched a concerted, ongoing effort focused on assessing and improving the nation's quality of care.

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Federal Nursing Home Reform Act Creates National Standards for Nursing Homes

The recommendations from the 1986 IOM report Improving the Quality of Care in Nursing Homes were translated into the Federal Nursing Home Reform Act, for the first time creating national standards of care and rights for people living in nursing homes.

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