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Meeting 1: Committee on Improving Quality of Health Care Globally
Date: October 18, 2017 (1:00 PM Eastern)
Introduction to quality metrics and quality improvement efforts globally
Learning from Ebola and the Future U.S. Role in Global Health: A Symposium
Date: October 18, 2017 (2:00 PM Eastern)
The National Academies of Medicine, the Association of Schools and Programs for Public Health, and Emory University are hosting a global health symposium to discuss recently released National Academies’ reports and experiences in the Atlanta region during the 2014 Ebola outbreak. Following presentations, a panel of global health experts will discuss the current state of U.S. investments in global health and implications for the future.
Report Dissemination Webinar: Opportunities for Organ Donor Intervention Research
Date: October 19, 2017 (2:00 PM Eastern)
Members of the Committee on Issues in Organ Donor Intervention Research will present findings and recommendations from the report during a dissemination webinar on Thursday, October 19 at 2:00 PM Eastern.
Meeting #6 - Committee on Improving Health Outcomes for Children with Disabilties
Date: October 20, 2017 - October 21, 2017 (8:00 AM Eastern)
The sixth meeting of the Committee on Improving Health Outcomes for Children with Disabilites will be held on October 20-21, 2017.
Third Meeting of the Committee on the Return of Individual-Specific Research Results Generated in Research Laboratories
Date: October 24, 2017 - October 25, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern)
Third meeting of the Committee on the Return of Individual-Specific Research Results
Exploring Partnership Governance in Global Health: A Workshop
Date: October 26, 2017 (8:00 AM Eastern)
An ad-hoc committee will be appointed to plan a 1-day public workshop to explore the governance of partnerships and the role governance plays in their decision-making structures. The workshop will feature invited presentations and discussions.
Implementing and Evaluating Genomic Screening Programs in Health Care Systems: A Workshop
Date: November 1, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern)
The Roundtable on Genomics and Precision Health will hold a public workshop on November 1, 2017 that will explore the challenges and opportunities associated with integrating genomics into large-scale health organizations. Case studies of large-scale genomics programs and collaborative learning networks may be highlighted during the workshop as a way to understand successes and lessons learned regarding economic considerations (e.g., clinical utility, value), policy environments (e.g., alleviating privacy and discrimination concerns for participants), and data sharing. Workshop discussions will be held with a broad array of stakeholders which may include health economists, representatives from health care delivery systems, public health officials, bioethicists, implementation science researchers, clinicians, payers, and policy makers.
Establishing Effective Patient Navigation Programs in Oncology: A Workshop
Date: November 13, 2017 - November 14, 2017 (8:00 AM Eastern)
The National Cancer Policy Forum will hold a public workshop on November 12-13, 2017 to examine the optimal conditions and components of successful patient navigation programs in oncology.
Building the Case for Health Literacy: A Workshop
Date: November 15, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern)
An ad hoc committee will plan and conduct a one-day public workshop that will feature invited presentations and discussion on the impact of health literacy.
Improving Health Professional Education and Practice through Technology: A Workshop
Date: November 16, 2017 - November 17, 2017 (9:00 AM Eastern)
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine will conduct a 1.5-day public workshop to gaps--within and across the continuum of health professional education--that impede progress toward the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's (IHI) expanded triple aim1 that includes better care for the caretakers themselves.