Books in category Medical – Health Policy

  • Foundation for Integrating Employee Health Activities for Active Duty Personnel in the Department of Defense

    Foundation for Integrating Employee Health Activities for Active Duty Personnel in the Department of Defense
    Gary Cecchine, Elizabeth M. Sloss, Christopher Nelson, Gail Fisher, Preethi R. Sama

    The authors describe current Department of Defense safety and occupational health programs and health information systems, as well as employee health programs outside of DoD to provide a foundation for considering a more integrated …

  • Measuring What Matters

    Measuring What Matters
    Institute of Medicine, Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Planning and Evaluation, Committee on the Ryan White CARE Act: Data for Resource Allocation

    Measuring What Matters: Allocation, Planning, and Quality Assessment for the Ryan White CARE Act proposes several types of analyses that could be used to guide the evaluation and improvement of allocation formulas, as well as a framework …

  • Licensed to Practice

    Licensed to Practice
    James C. Mohr

    Licensed to Practice begins with an 1891 shooting in Wheeling, West Virginia, that left one doctor dead and another on trial for his life.

  • Disease and Democracy

    Disease and Democracy
    Peter Baldwin

    Disease and Democracy is the first comparative analysis of how Western democratic nations have coped with AIDS.

  • Sex Differences and Implications for Translational Neuroscience Research

    Sex Differences and Implications for Translational Neuroscience Research
    Institute of Medicine, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders

    The Institute of Medicine held a workshop March 8-9, 2010, to discuss sex differences and their implications for translational neuroscience research, which bridges the gap between scientific discovery and application.

  • Understanding the Benefits and Risks of Pharmaceuticals

    Understanding the Benefits and Risks of Pharmaceuticals
    Institute of Medicine, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Forum on Drug Discovery, Development and Translation

    Understanding the Benefits and Risks of Pharmaceuticals: Workshop Summary explains in detail the discussions during this workshop.

  • An Assessment of the CDC Anthrax Vaccine Safety and Efficacy Research Program

    An Assessment of the CDC Anthrax Vaccine Safety and Efficacy Research Program
    Committee to Review the CDC Anthrax Vaccine Safety and Efficacy Research Program, Medical Follow-Up Agency, Institute of Medicine

    In An Assessment of the CDC Anthrax Vaccine Safety and Efficacy Research Program, the committee makes an overall assessment of the CDD research plan and reviews the specific studies proposed by CDC in the three areas of efficacy, safety and …

  • Guide sur la sà curità et l assurance de qualità de la transplantation d organes de tissus et de cellules

    Guide sur la sécurité et l’assurance de qualité de la transplantation d’organes, de tissus et de cellules
    Conseil de l’Europe

    Le Conseil de l'Europe représente l'institution principale en matière de définition des normes dans ce domaine.

  • The Two Percent Solution

    The Two Percent Solution
    Matthew Miller

    In this agenda-setting book, Matthew Miller challenges our country (and those who would lead it) to change the way we think about our public responsibilities before the baby boomers' retirement siphons all the money out of the system.

  • Using Patient Reported Outcomes to Improve Health Care

    Using Patient Reported Outcomes to Improve Health Care
    John Appleby, Nancy Devlin, David Parkin

    What opportunities do these data present?

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