Previous Task Forces & Projects

The recommendations of Previous Task Forces and Projects have led to improved health for North Carolinians and positive changes to health care delivery in North Carolina.

 

Healthy North Carolina 2020 Project

The Healthy North Carolina 2020 project was a collaborative effort of the North Carolina Institute of Medicine, the Governor’s Task Force for Healthy Carolinians, North…

Task Force on the Co-Location of Different Populations in Adult Care Homes

The Task Force on the Co-Location of Different Populations in Adult Care Homes worked on developing short- and long-term solutions to issues within adult care…

Task Force on Behavioral Health Services for Military and Their Families

The Task Force on Behavioral Health Services for the Military and Their Families worked on developing recommendations to ensure that the mental health, developmental disabilities…

Task Force on Adolescent Health

The NCIOM Task Force on Adolescent Health studied health behaviors displayed by North Carolina adolescents in order to develop a 10-year plan to improve the…

Task Force on Prevention

The NCIOM Task Force on Prevention studied the leading causes of death and disability in the state and developed evidence-based recommendations to address the preventable…

Task Force on Transitions for People with Developmental Disabilities

There are approximately 150,000 people living with developmental disabilities in North Carolina. Many of these individuals will need assistance as they transition from one setting…

Health Access Study Group

The lack of health insurance coverage is the foremost barrier to accessing health care services. Nearly one-fifth of the non-elderly population in North Carolina, more…

Task Force on Substance Abuse Services

Substance abuse carries huge direct and indirect costs to society. In 2005-2006 in North Carolina, more than 700,000 people age 12 or older (8.5%) reported…

Task Force on Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a health condition that encompasses various levels of kidney damage, ranging from a decline in function to kidney failure. During…

Task Force on Health Literacy

North Carolina has a high percentage of individuals with low literacy levels. This issue raises significant health implications, as individuals with low literacy skills more…

Task Force on Primary Care and Specialty Supply

The NCIOM convened the Task Force on Primary Care and Specialty Supply in 2006 to analyze current and projected trends in provider supply and to…

Task Force on Ethics and Pandemic Influenza Planning

In 2006, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Public Health awarded funding to the North Carolina Institute of Medicine to…