Navigation Links
Institute of Medicine honors members for outstanding service
Date:10/21/2013

WASHINGTON -- The Institute of Medicine of the National Academies honored members Donald Berwick, R. Alta Charo, and Ellen Wright Clayton for their outstanding service today at the IOM's 43rd annual meeting.

Berwick received the Walsh McDermott Medal, awarded to an IOM member for distinguished service over an extended period. He served on the IOM Committee on the Quality of Health Care in America, which produced the landmark reports To Err Is Human and Crossing the Quality Chasm, as well as on several "offspring" committees that resulted in additional volumes in the Quality Chasm series. His contributions to the language and essential ideas articulated in the reports were critical, and it is this work that best exemplifies the nature of his service to the IOM. Not only a key leader in the creation of a scientific, philosophical, and ethical framework for what health care must become, Berwick was also exceptional at convening groups and encouraging consensus among them. He has served both domestically and internationally as an IOM representative to the broader public. His two decades of work at Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), and later at Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), constituted an effective dissemination agent for the principles and recommendations of the IOM. Berwick has tirelessly promoted the IOM's vision and achievements while speaking, consulting, and leading clinical improvement activities around the globe. As a member of the Committee on Improving the Patient Record in the late 1980s, the IOM Council, and many other committees, he has been an unflagging contributor and leader for the IOM, and he exhibits qualities of an ideal IOM member through his commitment to science, collaboration, service, and patients. Berwick is former president and CEO of IHI and former CMS administrator.

Charo was presented the Adam Yarmolinsky Medal, awarded to an IOM member from a discipline outside the health and medi
'/>"/>

Contact: Jennifer Walsh
news@nas.edu
202-334-2138
National Academy of Sciences
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Diabetes Research Institute develops oxygen-generating biomaterial
2. Space research institute honors Sen. Hutchison with Pioneer Award
3. Scripps Research Institute scientists find promising vaccine targets on hepatitis C virus
4. Minneapolis Heart Institute selected to participate in Cardiovascular Cell Therapy Research Network
5. Cary Institute Hydrofracking Forum
6. Scripps Research Institute Professor Gerald F. Joyce elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences
7. Scripps Research Institute scientists develop antidote for cocaine overdose
8. NJIT, Chinas Bengbu Glass Institute sign agreement for R&D, training
9. Merkin Family Foundation to fund next generation of Broad Institute scientists
10. TGen leads new National Institutes of Health study of brain tumors
11. CUNY Energy Institute battery system could reduce buildings electric bills
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/21/2014)... BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- A new study of American ... partner, men have the highest orgasm rates. On ... time, with their sexual orientation making little difference. ... On average, women experience orgasm 62.9 percent of ... -- and this pattern varies with women,s sexual ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... ubiquitous skin fungus linked to dandruff, eczema and other ... to even further global reachesincluding Hawaiian coral reefs and ... vents. , A review in the scientific journal ... of the fungi of the genus Malassezia ... sequencing datasets from around the world. , University of ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... implications for life in other extreme environments, both on ... Associate Professor of Biological Sciences Brent Christner and fellow ... this week published a paper confirming that the waters ... (2600 feet) beneath the surface of the West Antarctic ... than 400 subglacial lakes and numerous rivers and streams ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Orgasm rates for single women less predictable than men's, vary by sexual orientation 2Orgasm rates for single women less predictable than men's, vary by sexual orientation 3Orgasm rates for single women less predictable than men's, vary by sexual orientation 4From dandruff to deep sea vents, an ecologically hyper-diverse fungus 2800 meters beneath Antarctic ice sheet, subglacial lake holds viable microbial ecosystems 2800 meters beneath Antarctic ice sheet, subglacial lake holds viable microbial ecosystems 3800 meters beneath Antarctic ice sheet, subglacial lake holds viable microbial ecosystems 4
... reservoirs and groundwater as well as snow fields and ... terrestrial life and human livelihoods. Continuous observations are ... of mankind and the environment and also to provide ... floods and droughts. These tasks are routinely undertaken by ...
... isolation have been traced to altered levels of an enzyme ... done in mice by researchers at the University of Illinois ... online addition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of ... stress because social isolation in both animals and humans can ...
... Athens, Ga. Parasites can decimate amphibian populations, but one ... role in spurring the evolution of new and sometimes bizarre ... Odum School of Ecology Savannah River Ecology Lab, explains that ... good example), and then make their way onto land as ...
Cached Biology News:Space technology put into service for global water resources observations 2Effects of social isolation traced to brain hormone 2Parasites might spur evolution of strange amphibian breeding habits 2
(Date:8/21/2014)... , Aug. 21, 2014 OTC ... Pharmaceuticals Inc., a biotechnology company, on its approval ... previously traded on OTCQX®, the best marketplace for ... Markets Group. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110118/MM31963LOGO ... the successful execution of its growth strategy and ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... Ontotext S4 , The Self ... . Now the same enterprise hardened text mining, ... unstructured data is available to start-ups and mid-size businesses ... Organizations that do not have resources to evaluate and ... S4 since there is no need for on premise ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... Clintrax Global, Inc., a worldwide provider ... Raleigh, NC , recently announced the addition ... of Administration. As Vice President ... including their alignment with company objectives and policies.  ... an HR executive, specializing in needs assessments, customer ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... Fla. , Aug. 20, 2014 ... will host a conference call to provide an ... 2014Time:4:30 p.m. Eastern daylight timeDial-in numbers:(888) 505-4369 (U.S. ... 9126599 Live web cast: www.neurotropebioscience.com , under "Investor ... hours after completion through September 2, 2014 at ...
Breaking Biology Technology:OTC Markets Group Congratulates Immune Pharmaceuticals on NASDAQ Listing 2Ontotext Releases Text Mining & Semantic Technology Running in the Cloud – Welcome to “S4? 2Ontotext Releases Text Mining & Semantic Technology Running in the Cloud – Welcome to “S4? 3Ontotext Releases Text Mining & Semantic Technology Running in the Cloud – Welcome to “S4? 4Clintrax Global, Inc. Announces Addition to Executive Team 2Neurotrope To Host Conference Call 2
... 28 Midwest health care startups reported $572 million ... three quarters of 2010, according to the BioEnterprise ... Similar to last year, while ... years, the number of companies financed remains the same. ...
... Stryker Corporation (NYSE: SYK ) announced ... the Neurovascular division of Boston Scientific in an all ... of milestone payments. The purchase price also reflects consideration ... for Stryker based on the asset purchase structure of ...
... Md., Oct. 28 United Therapeutics Corporation (Nasdaq: UTHR ... September 30, 2010. Total revenues for the third quarter ... same quarter in 2009. Net income for the third quarter of ... net income of $11.9 million, or $0.22 per basic share, for ...
Cached Biology Technology:Midwest Health Care Startups Raise $572 Million Through Q3 2010 2Midwest Health Care Startups Raise $572 Million Through Q3 2010 3Stryker Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire the Neurovascular Division of Boston Scientific for $1.5 Billion 2Stryker Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire the Neurovascular Division of Boston Scientific for $1.5 Billion 3Stryker Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire the Neurovascular Division of Boston Scientific for $1.5 Billion 4United Therapeutics Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results 2United Therapeutics Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results 3United Therapeutics Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results 4United Therapeutics Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results 5United Therapeutics Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results 6United Therapeutics Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results 7