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IOM Health Reports Online
Posted On: Sunday, July 5, 2015 - 17:34 by Beverly Murphy
Major reports on pressing questions about health and health care have been issued by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), the health arm of the National Academies, since 1970. The reports cover public health, biomedical and health research, diseases, quality and patient care, nursing, health services and many other topics.
Reports published after 1998 are freely available online on the Institute’s Website. You can also find these IOM reports by searching the Duke Libraries’ online catalog. Many older as well as recent major reports can be found as print versions in the Duke...
DIHI Summit: Brookings Report on Health Care Reform
Posted On: Monday, September 9, 2013 - 10:35 by Patricia Thibodeau
At the Inaugural Summit on Transformative Innovation in Health Care, sponsored by the Duke Institute for Health Innovation (DIHI), Dr. Mark McClellan, Director, Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform, Brookings Institution, mentioned the Institution's report on recommendations regarding health care reform. The report, Bending the Curve: Person-Centered Health Care Reform: A Framework for Improving Care and Slowing Health Care Cost Growth, was issued in April 2013 by the Engelberg Center For...MORE
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The U.S. Nursing Workforce: Trends in Supply and Education
Posted On: Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 08:46 by Adrianne Leonardelli
A new report from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), The U.S. Nursing Workforce: Trends in Supply and Education, presents data on the supply, distribution, and educational pipeline of nurses. This report analyzes data from a variety of sources to present recent trends and the current status of the registered nurse (RN) and licensed practical nurse (LPN) workforces.
- Between 2008 and 2010, there were 2.8 million RNs and almost 700,000 LPNs working or seeking employment in the field of nursing.
- In the past decade, the RN nursing workforce has increased by 24%.
- Growth in the nursing workforce outpaced U.S. population growth. The number of RNs per 100,000 population (per capita) increased by 14%.
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