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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.
The IOM announced the names of 65 new members and five foreign associates on October 17 in conjunction with its 41st annual meeting. Election to the IOM is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.
Digital technology is transforming many arenas, including health care. The new proceedings of a series of workshops held by the IOM in 2010 presents the insights and perspectives of a range of experts on what is necessary to enable health care professionals and organizations to harness the full potential of new digital technologies to increase efficiency and generate and apply knowledge to real-time care decisions.