Public health needs

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  • A Public Health Perspective of Women’s Mental Health examines major issues in the organization, financing, and provision of women’s mental health services. It also presents an overview of the epidemiology of mental disorders across the lifespan of women, an in-depth discussion of selected mental and substance use disorders that particularly affect women, and includes an examination of emerging issues in women’s mental health.

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  • Both Planned Parenthood and the alternative sites we interviewed typically had relationships with other local health care providers. Thus, changes that affect one set of clinics, like Planned Parenthood, may have repercussions for other providers in the communities. Clinics often refer patients for care at other facilities if they cannot provide the services themselves. For example, if a woman is diagnosed with diabetes in a WHP exam at a family planning clinic, she would be referred to a community health center or public primary care clinic for further follow- up and care.

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  • Older people without adequate retirement savings will have trouble just making ends meet. Many will need long- term care, but few seniors will be able to afford it. As a result, they will have to rely on their families for support. This will put a strain on working families, who are already struggling to cope with stagnant wages, rising living costs, and the lingering effects of the Great Recession. It will also make it more difficult for younger family members to save for their own retirement. In addition to the strain on families, the retirement crisis will have...

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  • In summer 1995, as part of its response to the need for assuring that public funding of health programs be related to documented program performance, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) requested that the National Research Council convene an expert panel to examine and report on the technical issues involved in establishing performance measures in ten substantive program areas.

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  • The situation surrounding adoption of medical technology in the developing world is a complex and an unsatisfactory one. Global health has progressed over the last century from a focus on infectious diseases to one on research and aggressive treatment of noncommunicable diseases and improving health care quality.

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  • While this may be hard for some business owners to come grips with, like those who feel that “marketing is a strange form of creative voodoo thinking,” marketing is not only a system—it may be the most important system in any business. To understand how to approach marketing for a business, it may be helpful to understand the Duct Tape Marketing System de!nition of marketing. Marketing is getting someone who has a need to know, like and trust you.

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  • Confidential Information Information contained on this form which would permit identification of any individual or establishment has been collected with a guarantee that it will be held in strict confidence by NORC at the University of Chicago and CDC, will be used only for purposes stated in this study, and will not be disclosed or released to anyone other than authorized staff of CDC without the consent of the individual or establishment in accordance with Section 308(d) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.CHILD 242)....

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  • All of this is not disputed, but when we come to look at the films themselves and who watches them, it gets more complicated. India is now famous for its computer software engineers and it has always been known for its bureaucracies (needed to organise the world’s largest democracy), but the film industry in India is only slowly beginning to deliver the detailed box office information on a regular basis that business commentators and film scholars in the UK and North America have come to expect from their own industries.

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  • What can we build on and what should be developed so that the midwifery profession can fulfil its mission to meet women and families’ needs in 2020? In this section we examine how midwives can continue to meet women’s changing needs; how to make sure we are developing a midwifery workforce for the future; the public health role of the midwife; the importance of measuring the contribution of midwifery care; the support that midwives need to deliver quality care; and conclude with an examination of the image of midwifery, and the education and career pathways that are necessary for mid...

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  • In an effort to modernize Medicare insurance, the Federal government has allowed private insurers who meet strict requirements to sell private insurance to the elderly, as a substitute for 'traditional' Medicare insurance. There are many forms of private insurance now being sold to the elderly, including some managed care plan types. Managed care plans restrict the choice of physicians and hospitals to include a set selected by the insurance plan, over whom the plan has more control in terms of utilization and expenditures.

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  • Health and Quality of Life Outcomes BioMed Central Research Open Access Unmet health needs in patients with coronary heart disease: implications and potential for improvement in caring services Mohsen Asadi-Lari1, Chris Packham2 and David Gray*1 Address: 1Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University Hospital, Nottingham, NG7 2UH UK and 2Division of Epidemiology & Public Health, University of Nottingham, UK Email: Mohsen Asadi-Lari -; Chris Packham -; David Gray* -

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  • It follows that a central question for policy makers is whether avoiding this growth is possible or desirable. A number of unknown but controversial factors affect this question, including whether growth rates of car use and those of car ownership are necessarily the same, and the extent to which transport activity drives economic growth, rather than being an indicator of it.

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  • On top of these pay disparities, women also face higher healthcare costs than men, which can put a serious dent in their incomes. In 14 states, more than 90% of the best-selling health plans charge women more than men. In the aggregate, women spend an estimated $1 billion more than men for equivalent health coverage. 5 Women are also far more likely to experience domestic violence, which threatens not just their safety, health, and well-being, but their financial security as well. Women who experience intimate partner violence are at higher risk for job loss...

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  • Here, results are produced only when an exceptional condition is reached (the temperature is outside the desired range), and thus relatively few tuples will match. We note that this is a low selectivity query, indicating that it outputs (selects) a small percentage of the original sensor tuples. As mentioned above, our discussions with engineers in industrial settings suggest that each sensor may have sev- eral alarm conditions associated with it, and there may be hundreds or thousands of sensors in a single factory.

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  • Within developing countries, health sector reform, often including decen- tralized priority setting, increases the information and advocacy burden for inclusion of SRH concerns. Central functions (like operating logistic systems and service quality control) require high-level commitment and a supportive policy and regulatory framework. The international discussion on SRH emphasizes an outcome-oriented public health approach but people react to multiple dimensions. Strong pas- sions and intensive debates continue on a range of issues: abortion, adolescent SRH and even family planning.

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  • In a detailed descriptive analysis, temporal trends in disease incidence and distribution were examined according to patient age, sex, socioeconomic status, ethnicity, urban versus rural dwelling, region (health board area), and season. Case-patients were assigned rurality and deprivation scores on the basis of their home domicile. For rurality assignment, we used a Statistics New Zealand classification system, which defines 7 grades of rurality on the basis of population size and employment address (18).

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  • Chapter 9 discuss why having adequate health insurance is important, and identify the factors contributing to the growing cost of health insurance; differentiate among the major types of health insurance plans, and identify major private and public health insurance providers and their programs; analyze your own health insurance needs and explain how to shop for appropriate coverage;...

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  • The efforts of public health agencies at the federal, state, and local levels to prepare for what could happen in the future are largely invisible until there is an emerging threat, such as the recent SARS outbreak, or a dramatic event, such as the anthrax attacks of 2001. Through this effort, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) intends to provide the best available and most essential up-to-date health-related facts and background information that will be needed in the event of a terrorist attack or public health emergency.

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  • As discussed earlier, patient education is a continuous process throughout treatment. Health care workers should continue to give health education messages at every encounter. Health care workers will have many opportunities to interact with patients during daily or thrice weekly visits for directly observed treatment. It is always important to use effective communication skills, such as asking questions, showing a caring attitude, praising and encouraging the patient, and using simple language.

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  • a world where health threats range from AIDS and bioterrorism to an epidemic of obesity, the need for an effective public health system is as urgent as it has ever been. An effective public health system requires well-educated public health professionals. Public health professionals receive education and training in a wide range of disciplines, come from a variety of professions, work in many types of settings, and are engaged in numerous kinds of activities; however, all public health professionals share a focus on population-level health.

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