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.

 

Task Force on Rural Health

Rural North Carolina faces unique obstacles that must be addressed to improve health outcomes. The North Carolina Institute of Medicine (NCIOM), in collaboration with the…

Take Force on Early Childhood Obesity Prevention

The NCIOM Task Force on Early Childhood Obesity Prevention and HMHB developed recommendations that address barriers and ensure systems and services are available to improve…

Task Force on Children’s Preventive Oral Health Services

The NCIOM Task Force on Children’s Preventive Oral Health Services was a collaborative effort between the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation,…

Task Force on Implementing Evidence-Based Strategies in Public Health

The NCIOM Task Force on Implementing Evidence-Based Strategies in Public Health developed recommendations to assist public health professionals in the identification and implementation of evidence-based…

Task Force on Suicide Prevention and Intervention

The NCIOM Suicide Prevention and Intervention Task Force was asked by the Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services (DMH/DD/SAS) to review…

Task Force on the Mental Health, Social, and Emotional Needs of Young Children and Their Families

The NCIOM Task Force on the Mental Health, Social, and Emotional Needs of Young Children and Their Families developed recommendations to ensure that there are…

PPACA Health Reform Working Groups

In March 2010, Congress passed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The ACA included reforms to expand coverage to the uninsured, emphasize prevention to…

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…