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Main Title Scientific opportunities and public needs : improving priority setting and public input at the National Institutes of Health /
Publisher National Academy Press,
Year Published 1998
OCLC Number 39919834
ISBN 9780309061308; 030906130X
Subjects Medicine--Research--Government policy--United States--Citizen participation. ; Public health--Research--Government policy--United States--Citizen participation. ; Federal aid to medical research--United States. ; Academies and Institutes--organization & administration. ; Health Priorities. ; Research Support as Topic. ; Community Participation. ; Health Policy. ; Health planning--Citizen participation. ; Medical policy--Citizen participation. ; Medicine--Research--Finance. ; Academies and Institutes--organization & administration--United States ; Health Priorities--United States ; Research Support--United States ; Consumer Participation--United States ; Health Policy--United States ; Health planning--United States--Citizen participation ; Medical policy--United States--Citizen participation ; Medicine--Research--United States--Finance
Additional Subjects National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
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EIAM  RA395.A3S36 1998 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 03/12/2004 DISPERSAL
Collation xiv, 120 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 81-83).
Contents Notes
Executive summary -- Introduction -- Background -- Funding allocation by institute and center -- Funding allocation by mechanism -- Funding allocation by type of research -- Funding allocation by disease -- Recent trends and issues -- IOM committee process -- Organization of the report -- Criteria for priority setting -- Why criteria are important -- NIH's criteria for priority setting -- Criterion 1. Public health needs -- Criterion 2. Quality of research supported -- Criterion 3. Scientific opportunity -- Criterion 4. Portfolio diversification -- Criterion 5. Adequate infrastructure support -- Conclusions and recommendations -- Priority-setting processes -- Priority setting through the budget process -- NIH director's role in priority setting -- Transfer authority -- Discretionary fund -- NIH areas of research emphasis -- Advisory committee to the director -- Priority setting at the institute level -- Conclusions and recommendations -- Mechanisms for public input -- Public input into priority setting -- Recent changes -- Two-way communication between NIH and the public -- Conclusions and recommendations -- Offices of public liaison: rationale, roles, and responsibilities -- Director's council of public representatives: rationale, roles, and responsibities -- Policy and program advisory group membership -- Summary -- Congressional role -- Congress and NIH -- How congress communicates priorities -- Conclusions and recommendations.