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  • Rapid Advance Demonstration Projects: Health Care Finance and Delivery Systems Consensus Study
    The purpose of this project is to recommend to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services a limited number of demonstration experiments (3 or 4) in the area of health care delivery and finance that could be considered for...
  • Identifying Priority Areas for Quality Improvement Consensus Study
    This project will provide advice to the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) for establishing a limited number of priority conditions (i.e., common, mostly chronic conditions that account for a large share of disease burden and health care ...
  • Health Professions Education Summit Stand Alone Workshop
    This report will develop strategies for restructuring health professions education to advance quality and better prepare health care professionals to practice in the 21st-century health system.
  • Data Standards for Patient Safety Consensus Study
    The purpose of this IOM project is to produce a detailed plan to facilitate the development of data standards applicable to the collection, coding and classification of patient safety information. The plan will apply to both adverse event data and...
  • Guidance for Designing a National Health Care Disparities Report Consensus Study
    This study will provide guidance to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality on the design of a national report on disparities in health care, including access to health care, utilization of services, and quality of services received.
  • Enhancing Federal Health Care Quality Programs Consensus Study
    The purpose of this study is to re-examine the various federal quality improvement and oversight programs to assess whether changes were needed to provide adequate protection to beneficiaries, provide strong incentives to providers to improve...
  • The Quality of Health Care in America Consensus Study
    In 1996, the Institute of Medicine launched a concerted, ongoing effort focused on assessing and improving the nation's quality of care. The Committee on Quality of Health Care in America laid out a vision for how the health care system and related...