Convening, researching, and identifying solutions:

Healthy Aging

New Report from the NCIOM Healthy Aging Task Force


Authors address three persistent causes of death in North Carolina:

Shaping Policy for a Healthier State

The North Carolina Institute of Medicine, NCIOM, is an independent organization focused on improving the health and well-being of North Carolinians by providing analysis on the health and well-being of North Carolinians, identifying solutions to the health issues facing our state, building consensus toward evidence-based solutions, and informing health policy at the state and local level.

We bring together diverse stakeholders to develop solutions to the complex health problems in North Carolina.

The NCIOM’s task forces and other projects, including the NCMJ, have led to sustained improvements in the health and well-being of North Carolinians.

Current Work

Collaborating for a Healthier North Carolina

The NCIOM addresses the health needs of North Carolinians by working with stakeholder groups to identify evidence-based strategies to improve health and inform health policy.

Current Task Force

Task Force on the Future of the Nursing Workforce

Current Task Force

NC Center on the Workforce for Health

Current Task Force

Oral Health Transformation Task Force

The North Carolina Institute of Medicine (NCIOM) is convening a task force to identify and develop consensus-driven, actionable recommendations to strengthen the delivery of oral health services through North Carolina's Medicaid program and promote whole-person health across the state.

Current Task Force

Supporting Local Planning for Substance Use Disorder and Overdose Prevention Strategies

The NCIOM is supporting county and regional multi-sector planning around substance use disorder and overdose prevention strategies in anticipation of forthcoming opioid settlement funds.

North Carolina Medical Journal

The Latest Issue

Assessing Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease as Causes of Death in North Carolina

Current Issue January 11, 2024

In the Issue

Significant advances in science and medicine have not been adequate to dethrone heart disease, cancer, and stroke from their positions as three of the top killers of North Carolinians.

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