Activity

Crossing the Quality Chasm Summit: Redesigning Care and Improving Health in the Priority Areas


Type: Stand Alone Workshop
Topics: Diseases, Health Care Workforce, Quality and Patient Safety, Select Populations and Health Equity
Board: Board on Health Care Services

Activity Description

On January 6-7, 2004, the IOM hosted an invitational summit to further translate the vision for improving the quality of our nation's health care as laid out in the IOM's Crossing the Quality Chasm report.  The summit focused particular attention on five priority areas: asthma, chronic heart failure, major depression, diabetes, and pain control in advanced cancer.  See Project Description for further infomation.

The report from the summit was released on September 14, 2004.

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Support for this project has been provided by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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