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IOM report on averting crisis in care of older Americans releases April 14
Date:4/11/2008

A new report by the Institute of Medicine recommends ways to avert an impending health care crisis as the growing number of older patients increasingly outpaces the number of health care workers with the skills to meet their needs. One in every five Americans will be 65 or older by 2030 as the baby boom generation ages. The report details what the health professions, policymakers, and the public can do to ensure that older Americans get the best care possible.

DETAILS:

When: Monday, April 14, from 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. EDT; live audio webcast available at http://national-academies.org.

Where: Auditorium of the National Academy of Sciences building, 2100 C St., N.W., Washington, D.C. Directions can be found at http://www.nationalacademies.org/about/contact/nas.html.

Who: Committee members participating in the public briefing include:

  • JOHN W. ROWE, (chair) professor of health policy and management, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York City

  • SUSAN A. CHAPMAN, assistant professor and director of allied health work force studies, Center for the Health Professions, University of San Francisco

  • CAROL RAPHAEL, president and chief executive officer, Visiting Nurse Service of New York, New York City


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Contact: Christine Stencel
news@nas.edu
202-334-2138
The National Academies
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