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What You're Reading - September 2015

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What You're Reading - August 2015

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New Websites for National Academy of Medicine and Institute of Medicine
Released: 7/1/2015

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM), which oversees honorific activities formerly administered by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), has launched a new website at www.nam.edu.

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Press Release: U.S. Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates Around 6 Percent for Those Occurring Outside of a Hospital; New IOM Report Recommends Strategies to Improve Survival Rates
Released: 6/30/2015

Cardiac arrest strikes almost 600,000 people each year, killing the vast majority of those individuals, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine.

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  • Report Brief (PDF)
  • Know the Difference between Heart Attack and Cardiac Arrest (PDF)
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Health Care Wait Times Vary Greatly Throughout U.S.; New IOM Report Calls for Putting Patients and Families First Using Approaches Applied Successfully in Other Sectors
Released: 6/29/2015

Tremendous variability in wait times for health care appointments exists throughout the U.S., ranging from same day service to several months, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine.

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  • Report Brief (PDF)
  • Key-Findings-Recommendations (PDF)
  • Key Principles (PDF)
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What You're Reading - May 2015

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What You're Reading - April 2015

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Fifteen ‘Vital Signs’ for Assessing and Monitoring Progress of the Nation’s Health Identified in New IOM Report
Released: 4/28/2015

A new report from the Institute of Medicine presents 15 “vital signs” or core measures for tracking progress toward improved health and health care in the U.S.

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  • Infographic (HTML)
  • Infographic- Print Version (PDF)
  • Recommendations (PDF)
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