Task Force on Mental Health and Substance Abuse

The work of this task force will focus on the 548,000 North Carolinian’s with substance dependence or abuse and the 1.4 million North Carolinians reporting serious psychological distress over the last year. The Task force will address issues from a global perspective and then focus discussion and recommendations on the needs of adolescents and older adults. ... READ MORE

Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia

The Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia is being held by the NCIOM in partnership with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division on Aging and Adult Services, AARP North Carolina, Alzheimer’s NC, the Alzheimer’s Association, and LeadingAge NC.... READ MORE

Task Force on Patient and Family Engagement

The NCIOM is convening a task force comprised of stakeholder groups to explore patient engagement. The Task Force will include patient and family consumer members, representatives of state and local agencies, health professionals and health care institutions, private sector partners, academicians, and other appropriate stakeholders. The goal of the task force is to identify evidence-based or evidence-informed strategies that will help increase patient and family engagement in health care to improve quality of care, improve patient satisfaction, and decrease cost.... READ MORE