Institute of Medicine Report: Dying in America

Institute of Medicine Report: Dying in America

In September 2014, the Institute of Medicine released its report “Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Near the End of Life.” In the document, an expert committee discusses how improving medical and social services for patients and their families could enhance quality of care through the end of life and contribute to a more sustainable care system. 

Read the full report.

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Agenda for America

Resources for federal, state, and local decision-makers

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Data-driven policymaking is not just a tool for finding new solutions for emerging challenges, it makes government more effective and better able to serve the public interest.

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States of Innovation

Data-driven state policy innovations across America

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Data-driven policymaking is not just a tool for finding new solutions for difficult challenges. When states serve their traditional role as laboratories of innovation, they increase the American people’s confidence that the government they choose—no matter the size—can be effective, responsive, and in the public interest.