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Transformation of Health System Needed to Improve Care and Reduce Costs
Released: 9/6/2012

America's health care system has become too complex and costly to continue business as usual, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine. Inefficiencies, an overwhelming amount of data, and other economic and quality barriers hinder progress in improving health and threaten the nation's economic stability and global competitiveness, the report says.

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  • Recommendations (PDF)
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  • Table: Characteristics of a Continuously Learning Health Care System (HTML)
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