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  • Improving Care to Prevent Suicide among People with Serious Mental Illness: A Workshop Stand Alone Workshop
    Over the past decade, the rate of suicides has continued to rise and is now the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. Research suggests that nearly 90% of individuals who die by suicide have experienced mental illness such as bipolar disorder,...
  • Care Interventions for Individuals with Dementia and Their Caregivers Consensus Study
    Research on care interventions for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, as well as on interventions aimed at their caregivers, has expanded tremendously in recent years. And, some care-related programs are starting to be...
  • Integrating Social Needs Care into the Delivery of Health Care to Improve the Nation's Health Consensus Study
    An ad hoc committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will examine the potential for integrating services addressing social needs and the social determinants of health into the delivery of health care to achieve better ...
  • Workshop on Graduate Medical Education Outcomes and Metrics Stand Alone Workshop
    This workshop will explore meaningful and measurable outcomes of GME, possible metrics that could be used to track these outcomes, possible mechanisms for collecting, collating, analyzing and reporting this data, and further work to accomplish this...
  • Governance and Financing of Graduate Medical Education Consensus Study
    An IOM committee will: (1) assess current regulation, financing, content, governance, and organization of U.S. graduate medical education (GME) and (2) recommend how to modify GME to produce a physician workforce for a 21st century U.S. health care...
  • Forum on Aging, Disability, and Independence Forum
    The number of adults 65 years and older and individuals living with disabilities is expected to increase significantly over the next decades. As a result, the need to examine the issues and challenges associated with aging and disability continue to ...
  • Workshop on The Role of Telehealth in an Evolving Health Care Environment Stand Alone Workshop
    The IOM will host a public workshop to discuss how the use of telehealth technology can fit into the U.S. health care system. At the workshop, a panel will speak on the potential for telehealth to serve geographically isolated individuals and extend ...
  • The Mental Health Workforce for Geriatric Populations Consensus Study
    The IOM will seek to determine the mental and behavioral health care needs of Americans who are over 65 years of age and make policy recommendations for how to meet those needs through a competent and well-trained mental health workforce.
  • Workshop on the Allied Health Workforce and Services Stand Alone Workshop
    This one and one half day workshop will examine the current allied health care workforce and contributes to solutions for improving access to health care services, particularly for underserved, rural, and other populations. consider how that...
  • Patient Safety and Health Information Technology Consensus Study
    The IOM will review the available evidence and the experience from the field on how the use of health information technology (HIT) affects the safety of patient care and make recommendations on how public and private actors can maximize the safety...