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A 2019 report proposed a national framework for cancer control: an effective, efficient, and accountable system for controlling cancer and other diseases. #50Impacts
NAM President @VictorDzau will be speaking at #LFGAnnualMeeting on the topic "An Equity Agenda for Health Care Quality." Register to attend: Read the #NAMPerspective on this topic:
A new study on global coordination to improve flu preparedness & response calls for “urgently strengthening our collective defenses against pandemic influenza, in a way that is sustainable.” Read more:
A 2013 report presents a conceptual framework for improving the quality of cancer care, and therefore improve the quality of life and outcomes for people facing a cancer diagnosis: #50Impacts
NAM’s latest #FutureofNursingPod episode discusses how scope of practice barriers limit nurses from giving the best care their education & training offers. We discuss how barriers impact patient outcomes & health equity and what it takes to remove them:
Authors of a new @theNAMedicine Special Publication outline how advancing technology & infrastructure, reversing health inequities, and catalyzing health system transformation are essential to advance & improve U.S. health care. Learn more: @PCORI
.@NASEM_Health now hosts the National Cancer Policy Forum for addressing policy issues relevant to reducing the cancer burden. #50Impacts #natlcancerforum
Now available! Recordings and transcripts from the release event for 4 new reports on pandemic & influenza preparedness. Learn more about the reports' findings and recommendations:
“A truly integrated model needs to have an equitable balance of power and provide resources as well as free information interchange between health care & community systems.” A new #NAMPerspectives centers equity in obesity prevention & care:
Researches looking to fill knowledge gaps on culturally appropriate interventions that address adverse disaster-related mental health for at-risk communities are encouraged to learn more about the @NASEM_Gulf’s $4M funding opportunity. Learn more:
A 2006 report on life after cancer raises awareness of the medical, functional, and psychosocial consequences of cancer and its treatment, and defines quality health care for cancer survivors with identifiable strategies to achieve it. #50Impacts
“A #OneHealth paradigm respects food production as part of the ecology of natural systems, values soil and water, and seeks food systems that deliver nutritious foods and support good health in humans and animals.” Read more: #NAMPerspectives
The 1999 IOM report, The Unequal Burden of Cancer, assesses @NIH research and programs for ethnic minorities and the medically underserved and provides background data on the nation’s struggle against cancer. #50Impacts
Health and health care leaders outline priority actions and policy considerations for centering patients, families, & communities in health care delivery after #COVID19, including increasing trust & realigning care approaches: #TransformingHealth
A new @theNAMedicine Special Publication explores the key areas that can improve the health system’s effectiveness, efficiency, & equity and shape @PCORI’s future priorities:
TODAY—The #NAMLeadershipConsortium will seek to accelerate health system-wide alignment on incentives & values promoting effectiveness, efficiency, & equity. Learn more about applying emerging lessons from behavioral economics towards this goal at 12pm ET:
A 1999 IOM report provides a comprehensive picture of how cancer care is delivered in our nation, from early detection to end-of-life issues, and encourages the establishment of the HHS quality of cancer care committee. #50Impacts
Thank you to all of our members and friends who have already made a gift to the the NAM in honor of #GivingTuesday, your support truly makes a difference. Join our NAM community and make a gift today:
A new paper by @VictorDzau, published in @TheLancet, calls for academic health sciences systems to extend their mission to encompass addressing the social determinants of health, ethics, and equity:
A new #NAMPerspectives commentary notes that the world’s current food system harms the health of the planet, as well as people, animals, and plants, and calls for a paradigm shift: #NAMPerspectives
Today is #GivingTuesday! Join the NAM’s community by making a gift to support evidence-based guidance when it is needed most. Your support truly makes a difference in our ability to ensure a healthier future for everyone.
Improving the quality and efficacy of cancer care and treatment has been a focus of the NAM/IOM for decades. Follow along with us this week:
Next Wednesday: What are our brains doing while under the influence of #anesthesia, while in a human-made, neurophysiological state of unconsciousness? Join us with @theNASciences, @theNAEng, and @theNAMedicine member Emery Brown. RSVP now! #SciEntEvent…
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Join our members, friends, and staff tomorrow for #GivingTuesday. At such a critical time, we encourage the NAM community to come together and demonstrate its support and commitment by making a gift to support our continued work.
“Investments in upstream SDoH such as housing and transportation could create more stable social and physical environments that better support people’s abilities to make healthy lifestyle choices.” Read more in a new #NAMPerspectives:
Amplifying approval of vaccines from relevant social groups can help encourage vaccine-hesitant individuals to get the shot. Learn more strategies for communicating with vaccine-hesitant individuals in light of the delta variant at tomorrow's webinar:
Los miembros Latinx/Latinos(a)/Hispanos de NAM comparten por qué eligieron la vacunación por su salud y la de sus familias —…
Latinx/Latino(a)/Hispanic members of the NAM share why they chose to get the COVID-19 vaccine: for their health and the health of their families —…
New from @theNAMedicine! Patients, Families, and Communities #COVID19 Impact Assessment: Lessons Learned and Compelling Needs, a new #NAMPerspectives discussion paper: #TransformingHealth
Join the NAMLeadershipConsortium on 12/1 for an expert discussion that seeks solutions from behavioral economics to incentivize actions by the U.S. health system, health care workforce, & individuals that promote health, well-being, & equity. Register:
This #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth the NAM recognizes the work done by Spero M. Manson (Pembina Chippewa), this year’s recipient of the Sarnat Prize for his contributions to improving mental health care and services for American Indian and Alaska Native communities.
President Abraham Lincoln made Thanksgiving a federal holiday in 1863, the same year he established the National Academies. We're thankful to have been able to provide scientific guidance for the US for over 150 years. Happy Thanksgiving!
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“While today, #COVID19 dominates the conversation around vaccines, the critical threat of both seasonal and pandemic influenza remains.” A new consensus study identifies actions that can be taken to better prepare for these threats:
Authors of a new #NAMPerspectives discussion paper discuss key lessons from five integrated programs to improve obesity prevention and care:
A new consensus study states that to achieve equitable access to vaccines, a globally distributed network for #fluvaccine manufacturing and sustained financing is critical:
Escuche Claire Brindis (@cbrindis) de Universidad de California, San Francisco - Instituto de Estudios de Política Sanitaria en por qué ella eligió la vacunación para su salud y la de su familia:
A #NAMLeadershipConsortium webinar on 12/1 will explore practical mechanisms from behavioral economics that can be used to foster individual and organizational actions that advance a more effective, efficient, and equitable health system:
Authors of a new #NAMPerspectives commentary examine the current global food system and call for a #OneHealth approach that would center the health of people, animals, plants, and the environment: #NAMPerspectives
A new report recommends the use of respirators, surgical/procedural masks, and multi-layer woven cloth face masks to reduce transmission of SARS-CoV-2, and states that face shields alone are not effective:
“While the immediate priority must be to defeat #COVID19, we must also move decisively to protect people from future threats, pandemic influenza above all.” Read a new study on improving pandemic preparedness:
Communication between parents and their child's primary care provider can help encourage parents to get their children vaccinated against #COVID19. Learn more strategies for communicating with parents about childhood vaccinations at a webinar on 11/30:
How can we creatively incentivize individuals and organizations to prioritize health-focused reform in health care? A #NAMLeadershipConsortium webinar on 12/1 will discuss how we can leverage emerging lessons from behavioral economics for solutions:
New from @theNAMedicine! A Food System Paradigm Shift: From Cheap Food at Any Cost to Food within a One Health Framework: #NAMPerspectives
New from @theNAMedicine! Lessons Learned for Obesity Prevention and Care from Five Integrated Programs: #NAMPerspectives
Now streaming—Episode 4 of #FutureofNursingPod! Here, we’ll discuss how improving nurses’ health & well-being can lead to more effective care for patients, advance health equity, and improve the health of the nation. Listen now:
How can global payments help finance the delivery of high quality whole person health care to improve population health? Learn more using this interactive resource from @theNASEM Board on Health Care Services:
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The third #FutureofNursingPod episode explores how we can ensure nurses are prepared to recognize when an individual is struggling due to health disparities and feel equipped to deliver the appropriate care for a diverse population. Listen now:
On 12/1, the #NAMLeadershipConsortium will apply concepts from behavioral economics to determine evidence-based, sustainable & practical incentive strategies that improve equitable health outcomes. Register now:
NEW! Read an op-ed from #FutureofNursing2030 Committee members Mary Wakefield & John Rowe on reducing practice barriers for nurses to equitably expand access to health care in @routefifty:
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