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  • Implementing High-Quality Primary Care Consensus Study
    The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will examine the current state of primary care in the United States and develop an implementation plan to build upon the recommendations from the 1996 IOM report, "Primary Care: America's ...
  • Systems Approaches to Improve Patient Care by Supporting Clinician Well-Being Consensus Study
    An ad hoc committee under the auspices of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will examine the scientific evidence regarding the causes of clinician burnout as well as the consequences for both clinicians and patients, and...
  • Military Trauma Care’s Learning Health System and its Translation to the Civilian Sector Consensus Study
    As the war in Afghanistan ends and as individuals leave the military, there is concern that experience and knowledge pertaining to advances gained from the wars may be lost within the military itself. Intentional steps to codify and garner the...
  • Committee on Approaching Death: Addressing Key End of Life Issues Consensus Study
    The IOM will conduct a consensus study that will produce a technical report on the current state of end-of-life care with respect to delivery of medical care and social support; patient-family-provider communication of values and preferences;...
  • 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 ...
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • 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...