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Briefing Date:03/27/2012
Topic:Primary Care and Public Health: Exploring Integration to Improve Population Health

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
Institute of Medicine
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice
Committee on Integrating Primary Care and Public Health

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Congressional Briefings
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
125 Hart Senate Office Bldg. – 1:00 p.m.
and
430 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. – 2:00 p.m.

on

Primary Care and Public Health:
Exploring Integration to Improve Population Health

This new study, from the Institute of Medicine, identifies barriers that hinder better integration between primary care and public health and recommends strategies to foster greater interaction and support. The report highlights case examples from specific cities that illustrate successful integration.

These series of briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on March 28, 2012 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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