Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Evolution of and Trends in Health Care in the U.S.
Slide content:Clinical Practice Guidelines Evidence-based recommendations 1990 Institute of Medicine (IOM) Committee advised the Public Health Service Systematically developed statements to assist practitioners and patients in making decisions about appropriate health care for specific clinical circumstances 5
Slide notes:One way to disseminate evidence-based best practices is to generate clinical practice guidelines. In 1990, the Institute of Medicine, or IOM, published, Clinical Practice Guidelines: Directions for a New Program. They defined clinical practice guidelines as, systematically developed statements to assist practitioners and patients making decisions about appropriate health care for specific clinical circumstances. 5