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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Geographic Adjustment Factors in Medicare Payment Consensus Study
    Medicare uses geographic adjustment factors—changes in reimbursement based on estimated operating expenses in different regions in the United States—to determine reimbursement for doctors and hospitals. The IOM is evaluating the accuracy of...
  • Regionalizing Emergency Care Stand Alone Workshop
    The Institute of Medicine convened policymakers and thought leaders from the emergency care field to discuss strategies for creating regionalized, accountable, and coordinated emergency care systems, as envisioned in the 2006 Future of Emergency...
  • The National Emergency Care Enterprise: A Workshop Stand Alone Workshop
    In 2006, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released a series of three reports on the Future of Emergency Care in the United States Health System. To examine the progress that has been made since that time, the IOM hosted a workshop on May 21-22, 2009...
  • Planning a Continuing Health Care Professional Education Institute Consensus Study
    An ad hoc IOM committee is undertaking a review of issues in continuing education of health care professionals (in particular physicians and nurses) that are identified from the literature and from data-gathering meetings with involved parties.