This book contains the proceedings of the Institute of Medicine's 25th Anniversary Symposium. Its chapters comprise presentations by eminent health care professionals and policymakers concerning the challenges and opportunities that likely lie ahead for the United States--and internationally--over the next 25 years. These presentations cover such topics as world population and demography; global health; information and communications; risk, responsibility, and the evolution of health care payments; the role of institutions in health; and the health work force.
Table of Contents
|Overview and Introduction||1-3|
|Part I: The Big Picture||13-14|
|World Population and Health||15-23|
|Information and Communications||24-36|
|Part II: Implications for Health||45-46|
|Introduction to Afternoon Session||47-48|
|Risk and Responsibility: The Evolution of Health Care Payment||49-64|
|Institutions and Health||65-80|
|New Knowledge for Heatlh||81-92|
|The Workforce for Health||93-107|
|25th Anniversary Keynote Address||108-113|
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