Institute Of Medicine Case Study

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Institute of Medicine. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) is a nonprofit organization that provides guidance to the Nation on issues related to biomedical science, medicine, and health and improving the Nation 's quality of care (.AHRQ, 2011). The organization established in 1970 as a component of the US National Academy of Sciences that works outside the framework of government to provide evidence-based research and recommendations for public health and science policy (IOM, 2016). The institute of medicine is well known for its health care quality initiative launched 1996.The health care quality Initiative is an ongoing process that focused on improving quality of healthcare nationwide. According to AHRQ the initiative is divided into three phases: The first phase (1996-1999) brought to light the Nation 's overall quality problem and outlined the gulf between good quality care and what really exists. The second phase (1999-2001) described a vision of how the health care system and the related policy environment must be transformed to close the gap. The third phase is ongoing and focuses on the efforts required to achieve this vision. (AHRQ, 2011) …show more content…
According to the National Academies of Sciences Engineering and Medicine (2016) in 2008, IOM working together with the Robert Wood Jonson Foundation was able to launch a two-year initiative to respond to the need to assess and transform the nursing profession. The IOM appointed the Committee on the RWJF Initiative on the Future of Nursing, at the IOM, with the purpose of producing a report that would make recommendations for an action-oriented blueprint for the future of nursing. (Academies of Sciences Engineering and Medicine,

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