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Understanding the Economics of Microbial Threats—A Workshop
Date: June 12, 2018 - June 13, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)
A 1.5-day public workshop that will examine the interaction of economic activity and microbial threats, including infectious disease outbreaks and antimicrobial resistance.
Meeting #1: Committee on a National Strategy for Cancer Control in the United States
Date: June 6, 2018 - June 8, 2018 (8:00 AM Eastern)
The first meeting of the Committee on National Strategy for Cancer Control in the United States was on June 6-8, 2018 at the National Academies Keck Center located at 500 Fifth Street, NW, Washington, D.C. The open session was a full day on June 7th at the E Street Conference Room. June 6th & 8th were full day closed sessions.
Harnessing Mobile Technology to Predict, Diagnose, Monitor, and Develop Treatments for Nervous System Disorders: A Workshop
Date: June 5, 2018 - June 6, 2018 (1:30 PM Eastern)
The Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders will host a public workshop to help advance the appropriate use of devices and mobile technology to predict, diagnose, monitor, assess adherence, and develop treatments for CNS disorders
Implementing Quality Measures for Accountability in Community-based Care for People with Serious Illness: A Workshop
Date: April 17, 2018 (8:00 AM Eastern)
An ad hoc committee will plan and host a one-day public workshop to examine strategies, approaches, and key challenges to implementation of quality measures for community-based care programs for serious illness.
Examining Special Nutritional Requirements in Disease States: A Workshop
Date: April 2, 2018 - April 3, 2018 (8:30 AM Eastern)
A two-day public workshop that will explore the evidence for special nutritional requirements in disease states and medical conditions that cannot be met with a normal diet.
Improving Cancer Diagnosis and Care: Patient Access to Oncologic Imaging and Pathology Expertise and Technologies: A Workshop
Date: February 12, 2018 - February 13, 2018 (8:00 AM Eastern)
The National Cancer Policy Forum will hold a public workshop on February 12-13, 2018 to examine strategies to ensure that patients have access to appropriate oncologic pathology and imaging expertise and technologies to inform their cancer diagnosis, treatment planning, assessment of treatment response, and oncologic surveillance.
Urbanization and Slums: New Transmission Pathways of Infectious Diseases in the Built Environment—A Workshop
Date: December 12, 2017 - December 13, 2017 (1:00 PM Eastern)
A 1.5 day workshop to examine new transmission pathways in the urban built environment that affect human health, starting with the current state of science on microbial communities to bridging the drivers and interventions.
Making Medicines Affordable: A National Imperative Report Release Event
Date: November 30, 2017 (1:00 PM Eastern)
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will release and discuss the findings of their new affordable drugs report at a National Press Club Headliners Newsmaker this Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 1:00PM in the club’s Fourth Estate.
Financing and Payment Strategies to Support High-Quality Care for People with Serious Illness: A Workshop
Date: November 29, 2017 (8:00 AM Eastern)
This public workshop will examine how various financing and payment approaches can help support delivery of high-quality care for serious illness.
Establishing Effective Patient Navigation Programs in Oncology: A Workshop
Date: November 13, 2017 - November 14, 2017 (8:00 AM Eastern)
The National Cancer Policy Forum will hold a public workshop on November 12-13, 2017 to examine the optimal conditions and components of successful patient navigation programs in oncology.