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  • 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 ...
  • 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...
  • Roundtable on Value & Science-Driven Health Care Roundtable
    The Roundtable on Value & Science-Driven Health Care is now the National Academy of Medicine's Leadership Consortium for a Value & Science-Driven Health System.
  • Guidance for Establishing Standards of Care for Use in Disaster Situations Consensus Study
    In response to a request from the HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary of Preparedness and Response, the Institute of Medicine has convened an ad hoc committee to conduct a 2-phase activity on standards of care for use in disaster situations.
  • Respiratory Protection for Healthcare Workers in the Workplace Against Novel H1N1 Influenza A Consensus Study
    The committee will provide recommendations regarding the necessary respiratory protection, as part of personal protective equipment (PPE), for healthcare workers in their workplace against the novel influenza A (nH1N1) virus.
  • 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...
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, at the Institute of Medicine Consensus Study
    The Institute of Medicine, in collaboration with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), will establish a major initiative on the Future of Nursing. The initial cornerstone of the program would be conduct of a major study whose goal would be to...