Kentucky Institute of Medicine™


The mission of the Kentucky Institute of Medicine (KIOM) is to improve the health of the people of Kentucky by providing objective, evidence-based advice concerning health and health care to policy makers, professionals, leaders of society and the public. The mission of the Institute embraces the health of all of the people of Kentucky.

The Institute accomplishes this mission by sponsoring research, collating and analyzing information, and developing a consensus among the members of the Institute about issues relating to health and health care that are in the best interests of the public. The Institute will respond to requests from outside sources for analysis and advice when this will aid in forming a basis for health policy decisions.