Institute of Medicine (IOM)
About the Tool
IOM/NAM (Institute of Medicine/National Academy of Medicine) is a 23-29 item questionnaire that addresses needs in 3 domains (economic stability, social & community context, and neighborhood & physical environment).
Read about the first empirical use of the tool:
Institute of Medicine Measures of Social and Behavioral Determinants of Health: A Feasibility Study
Giuse NB, Koonce TY, Kusnoor SV, Prather AA, Gottlieb LM, Huang LC, Phillips SE, Shyr Y, Adler NE, Stead WW. Institute of Medicine Measures of Social and Behavioral Determinants of Health: A Feasibility Study. Am J Prev Med. 2017;52(2):199-206.
Prather AA, Gottlieb LM, Giuse NB, Koonce TY, Kusnoor SV, Stead WW, Adler NE. National Academy of Medicine Social and Behavioral Measures: Associations With Self-Reported Health. Am J Prev Med. 2017;53(4):449-456.
Tong ST, Liaw WR, Kashiri PL, Pecsok J, Rozman J, Bazemore AW, Krist AH. Clinician Experiences with Screening for Social Needs in Primary Care. J Am Board Fam Med. 2018;31(3):351-63.