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The latest news from HMD, including information about new reports, activities, meetings, and other noteworthy events.


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Press Release: Rise in Federal Disability Benefits for Children With Mental Disorders Consistent With Trends in General Population, Says New Report
Released: 10/9/2015

Press Release: Rise in Federal Disability Benefits for Children With Mental Disorders Consistent With Trends in General Population, Says New Report

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Press Release: Increased Use of Psychological Testing Would Strengthen Process for Social Security Disability Determination
Released: 4/10/2015

WASHINGTON – Broader use of standardized psychological testing for applicants submitting disability claims to the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) should improve the accuracy and consistency of disability determinations, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine.

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What You Read in 2013

A list of the most viewed IOM reports for the year 2013.

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Health and Incarceration - A Workshop Summary

The National Research Council and the IOM held a workshop to discuss the challenges and opportunities for improving health and health care of incarcerated populations. Workshop participants reviewed what is known about the health of incarcerated individuals, the health care they receive, and the effects of incarceration on public health.

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What You Read 2012

A list of the most viewed IOM reports for the year 2012.

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Monitoring HIV/AIDS Care: New IOM Report
Released: 10/5/2012

A new report from the Institute of Medicine concludes that with enhancements, the Medical Monitoring Project (MMP) can be used to obtain data from a nationally representative sample of people with HIV in order to monitor the ACA’s effect on their access to and use of care.

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Monitoring HIV Care to Improve Patients’ Outcomes – IOM Report Releases March 15
Released: 3/9/2012

The National HIV/AIDS Strategy issued by the White House Office of National AIDS Policy along with provisions in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act aim to optimize health care and outcomes for the 1.2 million Americans living with HIV/AIDS. Monitoring HIV Care in the United States: Indicators and Data Systems, a new report from the Institute of Medicine, identifies reliable ways to measure and track the impact of these policies on health outcomes for people with HIV/AIDS. It also discusses the balance necessary between protecting patients’ privacy and ensuring that appropriate health information is securely exchanged between clinical care and support programs that serve this population.

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What You're Reading - February 2012

A list of the most viewed IOM reports for the month of February, 2012.

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What You're Reading - January 2012

A list of the most viewed IOM reports for the month of January, 2012.

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What You Read 2011

A list of the most viewed IOM reports for the year 2011.

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