Latest Institute of Medicine Stories

2011-07-27 00:01:20

In June 2011, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) reports that “every year, at least 116 million adult Americans experience chronic pain, a condition that costs the nation between $560 billion and $635 billion annually.” The Evidence In Motion (EIM) Institute for Health Professions affirms the need to educate physical therapists on chronic pain treatment and prevention. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) July 26, 2011 EIM, known for administering the largest physical therapy residency program...

2011-07-22 14:59:00

WASHINGTON, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading faith-based organizations, representing millions of individuals across the country, joined together today to applaud the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Report advocating coverage without co-pays of the full range of contraceptive services under a provision governing women's preventive health benefits in the Affordable Care Act of 2010.

2011-07-22 10:53:00

ATLANTA, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Forum for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention has offered to serve as the accountability partner to ensure that surveillance recommendations laid out in the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) report A Nationwide Framework for Surveillance of Cardiovascular and Chronic Lung Diseases, which was released to the public today, are implemented. The recommendations, which the IOM released in this report sponsored by the Centers for Disease...

2011-07-21 15:18:00

ST. LOUIS, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Getting some people to go to the dentist might be more difficult than pulling teeth, but for many living in the United States, having access to a dentist and the ability to visit him or her regularly is even more difficult.

2011-07-20 09:50:00

A medical advisory board has recommended that the US government provide free birth control to women under the nation’s healthcare overhaul.

2011-07-19 17:39:00

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, chairman of the Committee on Pro-Life Activities of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, strongly opposed the recommendation of the Institute of Medicine that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) mandate coverage of surgical sterilization and all FDA-approved birth control in private health insurance plans nationwide. The full text of the statement follows: I strongly...

2011-07-19 16:48:00

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Jennifer L.

2011-07-19 15:31:00

A Statement from The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy WASHINGTON, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Women's Preventive Services Study Committee recommended that health insurers cover "the full range of Food and Drug Administration approved contraceptive methods, sterilization procedures, and patient education and counseling for all women with reproductive capacity" without co-pays or deductibles for patients.

2011-07-19 14:09:00

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement by Clare Coleman, President & CEO of the National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association (NFPRHA), on the Institute of Medicine's recommendation that contraceptives and family planning services be covered as preventive services under the Affordable Care Act.

2011-07-14 15:30:00

CHICAGO, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the recognized leader in children's oral health, welcomes the attention and the awareness of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) to improving access to oral health care, especially for the most vulnerable children.

Word of the Day
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.