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Big boost for global health called for in IOM report

WASHINGTON -- To fulfill America's humanitarian obligations as a member of the international community and to invest in the nation's long-term health, economic interests, and national security, the United States should reaffirm and increase its commitment to improving the health of developing nati...

Past president of ACP to chair IOM panel on comparative effectiveness

Past president of the American College of Physicians (ACP) and current editor of Annals of Internal Medicine , Harold C. Sox, MD, MACP, has been named to chair the Institute of Medicine's Committee on Comparative Effectiveness Research Priorities. Dr. Sox will lead a panel of nationally renowned ...

USAID and IOM Announce HIV Prevention and Care for Farm Workers

PRETORIA, South Africa, March 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Southern Africa launched a new program to reduce HIV vulnerability of farm workers in South Africa's Limpopo and Mpumalanga Prov...

Trust for America's Health Applauds New IOM Report on Improving the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the 21st Century

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Trust for America's Health (TFAH) commends the Institute of Medicine for their thoughtful recommendations in their new report HHS in the 21st Century: Charting a New Course for a Healthier America . "The federal government is respon...

VA Sends Latest Gulf War Illness Report to IOM for Review

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has sent the October 2008 report from the VA Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses to the National Academy of Sciences' Institute of Medicine (IOM) for review and recommendations. T...

Health Care Workforce Experts Available to Comment on IOM Report on Aging Baby Boomers and Impending Medical System Crisis

Physician Assistants will play a role in addressing the problem ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the only national organization representing physician assistants (PA) in all medical and surgical specialties, has ex...

AHIP Commends IOM for Recommending Comparative Effectiveness Program

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Karen Ignagni, President and CEO of America's Health Insurance Plans, today issued a statement on the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) recommendation to create a national program that would evaluate the effectiveness of healthcare products and servic...

Limited data suggest possible association between Agent Orange exposure

... developing ischemic heart disease and Parkinson's disease for Vietnam veterans. The report is the latest in a congressionally mandated series by the iom that every two years reviews the evidence about the health effects of these herbicides and a type of dioxin -- TCDD -- that contaminated some of the d...

Vietnam Veterans of America to VA: Don't Wait for Us to Die: Grant Association to Agent Orange Exposure for Parkinson's, Heart Disease, Hypertension

...schemic heart disease with exposure to Agent Orange. "We thank the iom for their efforts and applaud them for their conclusions," said John Rowan,...d evidence of an association," Rowan said. "We do believe that the iom must focus on what we consider to be the very real association between a ve...

Nation Takes a Big Step Toward Learning Which Medical Treatments Work Best, a Major Advance in Fixing Our Broken Health-Care System

... to the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). The iom report, the first of its kind, is a major step toward improving health care...co-chair of the Consumer-Purchaser Disclosure Project said, "We commend the iom for defining comparative effectiveness research (CER) in a way that is pati...

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