• Book/Report
  • Published September 2012

Best Care at Lower Cost: The Path to Continuously Learning Health Care in America.

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This Institute of Medicine (IOM) report presents evidence of poor quality care and significant waste (to the tune of an estimated $750 billion per year) in the American health care system. It emphasizes the importance of continuous learning—not only from high performing health care systems but also from industries such as manufacturing, banking, and aviation—and highlights the role of mobile technologies and electronic health records in continuously improving health care.

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