The Futrure of Health Services Research: Advancing Health Systems Research and Practice in the United States

This new National Academy of Medicine special publication captures the insights, opportunities, and obligations identified in a recent meeting about the future of health services research. The path forward for health services research will require sustained and deliberate conversations involving stakeholders from throughout the nation. Health services research can contribute to increased effectiveness, efficiency, and safety across the health care system if properly funded and properly supported. A deliberate and coordinated set of activities is required to transform the health care field. The physical and financial health of the nation is at stake.