All posts by IOM Topic: Health Services, Coverage, and Access

Transforming Health Care Scheduling and Access: Getting to Now

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) report Crossing the Quality Chasm identified six fundamental aims for health care—that it be safe, effective, patient-centered, efficient, equitable, and timely. Of these fundamental aims, timeliness is in some ways the least well studied and understood. How can timely care be ensured in various health care settings, and what are some of the reasons that care is sometimes not timely? The report presented here was developed by the IOM Committee on Optimizing Scheduling in Health Care to answer such questions. More

Policy Issues in the Clinical Development and Use of Biomarkers for Molecularly Targeted Therapies: June 11-12, 2015

The third meeting of the Committee on Policy Issues in the Clinical Development and Use of Biomarkers for Molecularly Targeted Therapies will take place on June 11-12 in Room 106 of the Keck Center in Washington, DC. The open session will begin at 9:00 am and adjourn at 11:30 am on June 11 and will be conducted exclusively via WebEx. The meeting will be closed in its entirety on June 12. If you wish to call in, please register through this page. More