Health Status: The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.Public Health: Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.Delivery of Health Care: The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.Health Policy: Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.Health Surveys: A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.Health Care Reform: Innovation and improvement of the health care system by reappraisal, amendment of services, and removal of faults and abuses in providing and distributing health services to patients. It includes a re-alignment of health services and health insurance to maximum demographic elements (the unemployed, indigent, uninsured, elderly, inner cities, rural areas) with reference to coverage, hospitalization, pricing and cost containment, insurers' and employers' costs, pre-existing medical conditions, prescribed drugs, equipment, and services.Health Promotion: Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.Mental Health: The state wherein the person is well adjusted.Health: The state of the organism when it functions optimally without evidence of disease.Attitude to Health: Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.Health Care Surveys: Statistical measures of utilization and other aspects of the provision of health care services including hospitalization and ambulatory care.Health Planning: Planning for needed health and/or welfare services and facilities.Health Services Accessibility: The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.Primary Health Care: Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)Health Behavior: Behaviors expressed by individuals to protect, maintain or promote their health status. For example, proper diet, and appropriate exercise are activities perceived to influence health status. Life style is closely associated with health behavior and factors influencing life style are socioeconomic, educational, and cultural.Quality of Health Care: The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.Health Services: Services for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the maintenance of health.Insurance, Health: Insurance providing coverage of medical, surgical, or hospital care in general or for which there is no specific heading.World Health: The concept pertaining to the health status of inhabitants of the world.Health Personnel: Men and women working in the provision of health services, whether as individual practitioners or employees of health institutions and programs, whether or not professionally trained, and whether or not subject to public regulation. (From A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, 1976)Oral Health: The optimal state of the mouth and normal functioning of the organs of the mouth without evidence of disease.Health Services Needs and Demand: Health services required by a population or community as well as the health services that the population or community is able and willing to pay for.Health Education: Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.Health Services Research: The integration of epidemiologic, sociological, economic, and other analytic sciences in the study of health services. Health services research is usually concerned with relationships between need, demand, supply, use, and outcome of health services. The aim of the research is evaluation, particularly in terms of structure, process, output, and outcome. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)Health Expenditures: The amounts spent by individuals, groups, nations, or private or public organizations for total health care and/or its various components. These amounts may or may not be equivalent to the actual costs (HEALTH CARE COSTS) and may or may not be shared among the patient, insurers, and/or employers.Public Health Administration: Management of public health organizations or agencies.Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice: Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).Environmental Health: The science of controlling or modifying those conditions, influences, or forces surrounding man which relate to promoting, establishing, and maintaining health.Health Status Disparities: Variation in rates of disease occurrence and disabilities between population groups defined by socioeconomic characteristics such as age, ethnicity, economic resources, or gender and populations identified geographically or similar measures.Occupational Health: The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.Patient Acceptance of Health Care: The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.Health Care Rationing: Planning for the equitable allocation, apportionment, or distribution of available health resources.Public Health Practice: The activities and endeavors of the public health services in a community on any level.Health Priorities: Preferentially rated health-related activities or functions to be used in establishing health planning goals. This may refer specifically to PL93-641.National Health Programs: Components of a national health care system which administer specific services, e.g., national health insurance.Mental Health Services: Organized services to provide mental health care.Delivery of Health Care, Integrated: A health care system which combines physicians, hospitals, and other medical services with a health plan to provide the complete spectrum of medical care for its customers. In a fully integrated system, the three key elements - physicians, hospital, and health plan membership - are in balance in terms of matching medical resources with the needs of purchasers and patients. (Coddington et al., Integrated Health Care: Reorganizing the Physician, Hospital and Health Plan Relationship, 1994, p7)Women's Health: The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of women.Health Care Sector: Economic sector concerned with the provision, distribution, and consumption of health care services and related products.Rural Health: The status of health in rural populations.Health Literacy: Degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.Community Health Services: Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.Urban Health: The status of health in urban populations.Attitude of Health Personnel: Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.Child Health Services: Organized services to provide health care for children.World Health Organization: A specialized agency of the United Nations designed as a coordinating authority on international health work; its aim is to promote the attainment of the highest possible level of health by all peoples.Outcome Assessment (Health Care): Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).Community Health Planning: Planning that has the goals of improving health, improving accessibility to health services, and promoting efficiency in the provision of services and resources on a comprehensive basis for a whole community. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988, p299)Rural Health Services: Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.Health Facilities: Institutions which provide medical or health-related services.Regional Health Planning: Planning for health resources at a regional or multi-state level.Health Manpower: The availability of HEALTH PERSONNEL. It includes the demand and recruitment of both professional and allied health personnel, their present and future supply and distribution, and their assignment and utilization.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Health Resources: Available manpower, facilities, revenue, equipment, and supplies to produce requisite health care and services.Quality Assurance, Health Care: Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.Community Health Centers: Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to people living in a community or neighborhood.Cross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Preventive Health Services: Services designed for HEALTH PROMOTION and prevention of disease.Public Health Nursing: A nursing specialty concerned with promoting and protecting the health of populations, using knowledge from nursing, social, and public health sciences to develop local, regional, state, and national health policy and research. It is population-focused and community-oriented, aimed at health promotion and disease prevention through educational, diagnostic, and preventive programs.Health Occupations: Professions or other business activities directed to the cure and prevention of disease. For occupations of medical personnel who are not physicians but who are working in the fields of medical technology, physical therapy, etc., ALLIED HEALTH OCCUPATIONS is available.Reproductive Health: The physical condition of human reproductive systems.Electronic Health Records: Media that facilitate transportability of pertinent information concerning patient's illness across varied providers and geographic locations. Some versions include direct linkages to online consumer health information that is relevant to the health conditions and treatments related to a specific patient.Maternal Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to expectant and nursing mothers.Health Benefit Plans, Employee: Health insurance plans for employees, and generally including their dependents, usually on a cost-sharing basis with the employer paying a percentage of the premium.Occupational Health Services: Health services for employees, usually provided by the employer at the place of work.Health Services for the Aged: Services for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the aged and the maintenance of health in the elderly.Public Health Informatics: The systematic application of information and computer sciences to public health practice, research, and learning.Health Services Administration: The organization and administration of health services dedicated to the delivery of health care.National Institutes of Health (U.S.): An operating division of the US Department of Health and Human Services. It is concerned with the overall planning, promoting, and administering of programs pertaining to health and medical research. Until 1995, it was an agency of the United States PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE.State Health Plans: State plans prepared by the State Health Planning and Development Agencies which are made up from plans submitted by the Health Systems Agencies and subject to review and revision by the Statewide Health Coordinating Council.Health Plan Implementation: Those actions designed to carry out recommendations pertaining to health plans or programs.Politics: Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.Interviews as Topic: Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.Quality Indicators, Health Care: Norms, criteria, standards, and other direct qualitative and quantitative measures used in determining the quality of health care.Catchment Area (Health): A geographic area defined and served by a health program or institution.Reproductive Health Services: Health care services related to human REPRODUCTION and diseases of the reproductive system. Services are provided to both sexes and usually by physicians in the medical or the surgical specialties such as REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE; ANDROLOGY; GYNECOLOGY; OBSTETRICS; and PERINATOLOGY.Women's Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to women. It excludes maternal care services for which MATERNAL HEALTH SERVICES is available.Health Care Coalitions: Voluntary groups of people representing diverse interests in the community such as hospitals, businesses, physicians, and insurers, with the principal objective to improve health care cost effectiveness.Health Services, Indigenous: Health care provided to specific cultural or tribal peoples which incorporates local customs, beliefs, and taboos.Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.Health Records, Personal: Longitudinal patient-maintained records of individual health history and tools that allow individual control of access.Men's Health: The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of men.Health Planning Guidelines: Recommendations for directing health planning functions and policies. These may be mandated by PL93-641 and issued by the Department of Health and Human Services for use by state and local planning agencies.Family Health: The health status of the family as a unit including the impact of the health of one member of the family on the family as a unit and on individual family members; also, the impact of family organization or disorganization on the health status of its members.Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care): Evaluation procedures that focus on both the outcome or status (OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT) of the patient at the end of an episode of care - presence of symptoms, level of activity, and mortality; and the process (ASSESSMENT, PROCESS) - what is done for the patient diagnostically and therapeutically.Health Maintenance Organizations: Organized systems for providing comprehensive prepaid health care that have five basic attributes: (1) provide care in a defined geographic area; (2) provide or ensure delivery of an agreed-upon set of basic and supplemental health maintenance and treatment services; (3) provide care to a voluntarily enrolled group of persons; (4) require their enrollees to use the services of designated providers; and (5) receive reimbursement through a predetermined, fixed, periodic prepayment made by the enrollee without regard to the degree of services provided. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)Urban Health Services: Health services, public or private, in urban areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.Mental Disorders: Psychiatric illness or diseases manifested by breakdowns in the adaptational process expressed primarily as abnormalities of thought, feeling, and behavior producing either distress or impairment of function.Health Planning Support: Financial resources provided for activities related to health planning and development.Poverty: A situation in which the level of living of an individual, family, or group is below the standard of the community. It is often related to a specific income level.Adolescent Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to adolescents, ages ranging from 13 through 18 years.Schools, Public Health: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of public health.Program Evaluation: Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.Social Justice: An interactive process whereby members of a community are concerned for the equality and rights of all.Allied Health Personnel: Health care workers specially trained and licensed to assist and support the work of health professionals. Often used synonymously with paramedical personnel, the term generally refers to all health care workers who perform tasks which must otherwise be performed by a physician or other health professional.Quality of Life: A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.Community Mental Health Services: Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive mental health services provided for individuals in the community.Population Surveillance: Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.School Health Services: Preventive health services provided for students. It excludes college or university students.Logistic Models: Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.Healthcare Disparities: Differences in access to or availability of medical facilities and services.Great BritainPolicy Making: The decision process by which individuals, groups or institutions establish policies pertaining to plans, programs or procedures.Consumer Participation: Community or individual involvement in the decision-making process.Comprehensive Health Care: Providing for the full range of personal health services for diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and rehabilitation of patients.United States Dept. of Health and Human Services: A cabinet department in the Executive Branch of the United States Government concerned with administering those agencies and offices having programs pertaining to health and human services.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Health Fairs: Community health education events focused on prevention of disease and promotion of health through audiovisual exhibits.Rural Population: The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.Health Food: A non-medical term defined by the lay public as a food that has little or no preservatives, which has not undergone major processing, enrichment or refinement and which may be grown without pesticides. (from Segen, The Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)Age Factors: Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.Qualitative Research: Any type of research that employs nonnumeric information to explore individual or group characteristics, producing findings not arrived at by statistical procedures or other quantitative means. (Qualitative Inquiry: A Dictionary of Terms Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1997)Health Communication: The transfer of information from experts in the medical and public health fields to patients and the public. The study and use of communication strategies to inform and influence individual and community decisions that enhance health.Marketing of Health Services: Application of marketing principles and techniques to maximize the use of health care resources.Needs Assessment: Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.Sex Factors: Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.Financing, Government: Federal, state, or local government organized methods of financial assistance.Educational Status: Educational attainment or level of education of individuals.Social Class: A stratum of people with similar position and prestige; includes social stratification. Social class is measured by criteria such as education, occupation, and income.United States Public Health Service: A constituent organization of the DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES concerned with protecting and improving the health of the nation.Dental Health Services: Services designed to promote, maintain, or restore dental health.Infant, Newborn: An infant during the first month after birth.Insurance Coverage: Generally refers to the amount of protection available and the kind of loss which would be paid for under an insurance contract with an insurer. (Slee & Slee, Health Care Terms, 2d ed)Chronic Disease: Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care. (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)Prepaid Health Plans: Contracts between an insurer and a subscriber or a group of subscribers whereby a specified set of health benefits is provided in return for a periodic premium.Private Sector: That distinct portion of the institutional, industrial, or economic structure of a country that is controlled or owned by non-governmental, private interests.Health Planning Councils: Organized groups serving in advisory capacities related to health planning activities.International Cooperation: The interaction of persons or groups of persons representing various nations in the pursuit of a common goal or interest.Longitudinal Studies: Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.Program Development: The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).Health Transition: Demographic and epidemiologic changes that have occurred in the last five decades in many developing countries and that are characterized by major growth in the number and proportion of middle-aged and elderly persons and in the frequency of the diseases that occur in these age groups. The health transition is the result of efforts to improve maternal and child health via primary care and outreach services and such efforts have been responsible for a decrease in the birth rate; reduced maternal mortality; improved preventive services; reduced infant mortality, and the increased life expectancy that defines the transition. (From Ann Intern Med 1992 Mar 15;116(6):499-504)Occupational Health Nursing: The practice of nursing in the work environment.Cooperative Behavior: The interaction of two or more persons or organizations directed toward a common goal which is mutually beneficial. An act or instance of working or acting together for a common purpose or benefit, i.e., joint action. (From Random House Dictionary Unabridged, 2d ed)Organizational Objectives: The purposes, missions, and goals of an individual organization or its units, established through administrative processes. It includes an organization's long-range plans and administrative philosophy.Cohort Studies: Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.Public Policy: A course or method of action selected, usually by a government, from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions.Education, Public Health Professional: Education and training in PUBLIC HEALTH for the practice of the profession.Residence Characteristics: Elements of residence that characterize a population. They are applicable in determining need for and utilization of health services.Insurance, Health, Reimbursement: Payment by a third-party payer in a sum equal to the amount expended by a health care provider or facility for health services rendered to an insured or program beneficiary. (From Facts on File Dictionary of Health Care Management, 1988)Universal Coverage: Health insurance coverage for all persons in a state or country, rather than for some subset of the population. It may extend to the unemployed as well as to the employed; to aliens as well as to citizens; for pre-existing conditions as well as for current illnesses; for mental as well as for physical conditions.Interinstitutional Relations: The interactions between representatives of institutions, agencies, or organizations.Government Agencies: Administrative units of government responsible for policy making and management of governmental activities.Social Determinants of Health: The circumstances in which people are born, grow up, live, work, and age, as well as the systems put in place to deal with illness. These circumstances are in turn shaped by a wider set of forces: economics, social policies, and politics (http://www.cdc.gov/socialdeterminants/).Maternal-Child Health Centers: Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to mothers and children.Urban Population: The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.Holistic Health: Health as viewed from the perspective that humans and other organisms function as complete, integrated units rather than as aggregates of separate parts.Organizational Case Studies: Descriptions and evaluations of specific health care organizations.Cost-Benefit Analysis: A method of comparing the cost of a program with its expected benefits in dollars (or other currency). The benefit-to-cost ratio is a measure of total return expected per unit of money spent. This analysis generally excludes consideration of factors that are not measured ultimately in economic terms. Cost effectiveness compares alternative ways to achieve a specific set of results.History, 20th Century: Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.Australia: The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.Dental Health Surveys: A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to dental or oral health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.National Health Insurance, United StatesEmployment: The state of being engaged in an activity or service for wages or salary.Stress, Psychological: Stress wherein emotional factors predominate.Public Sector: The area of a nation's economy that is tax-supported and under government control.Social Support: Support systems that provide assistance and encouragement to individuals with physical or emotional disabilities in order that they may better cope. Informal social support is usually provided by friends, relatives, or peers, while formal assistance is provided by churches, groups, etc.State Medicine: A system of medical care regulated, controlled and financed by the government, in which the government assumes responsibility for the health needs of the population.Financing, Organized: All organized methods of funding.Medically Uninsured: Individuals or groups with no or inadequate health insurance coverage. Those falling into this category usually comprise three primary groups: the medically indigent (MEDICAL INDIGENCY); those whose clinical condition makes them medically uninsurable; and the working uninsured.Ethnic Groups: A group of people with a common cultural heritage that sets them apart from others in a variety of social relationships.Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act: Public Law 104-91 enacted in 1996, was designed to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the healthcare system, protect health insurance coverage for workers and their families, and to protect individual personal health information.EnglandHealth Education, Dental: Education which increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of dental health on a personal or community basis.Prospective Studies: Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.Personal Health Services: Health care provided to individuals.Smoking: Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.Health Facility Administration: Management of the organization of HEALTH FACILITIES.Decision Making, Organizational: The process by which decisions are made in an institution or other organization.Social Responsibility: The obligations and accountability assumed in carrying out actions or ideas on behalf of others.BrazilMedical Informatics: The field of information science concerned with the analysis and dissemination of medical data through the application of computers to various aspects of health care and medicine.Regression Analysis: Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.Public Health Dentistry: A dental specialty concerned with the prevention of disease and the maintenance of oral health through promoting organized dental health programs at a community, state, or federal level.Managed Care Programs: Health insurance plans intended to reduce unnecessary health care costs through a variety of mechanisms, including: economic incentives for physicians and patients to select less costly forms of care; programs for reviewing the medical necessity of specific services; increased beneficiary cost sharing; controls on inpatient admissions and lengths of stay; the establishment of cost-sharing incentives for outpatient surgery; selective contracting with health care providers; and the intensive management of high-cost health care cases. The programs may be provided in a variety of settings, such as HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS and PREFERRED PROVIDER ORGANIZATIONS.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Local Government: Smallest political subdivisions within a country at which general governmental functions are carried-out.Life Style: Typical way of life or manner of living characteristic of an individual or group. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed)Demography: Statistical interpretation and description of a population with reference to distribution, composition, or structure.Minority Health: The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of members of minority groups.State Government: The level of governmental organization and function below that of the national or country-wide government.Information Services: Organized services to provide information on any questions an individual might have using databases and other sources. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Environmental Exposure: The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents in the environment or to environmental factors that may include ionizing radiation, pathogenic organisms, or toxic chemicals.Vulnerable Populations: Groups of persons whose range of options is severely limited, who are frequently subjected to COERCION in their DECISION MAKING, or who may be compromised in their ability to give INFORMED CONSENT.Patient Satisfaction: The degree to which the individual regards the health care service or product or the manner in which it is delivered by the provider as useful, effective, or beneficial.Information Dissemination: The circulation or wide dispersal of information.Consumer Satisfaction: Customer satisfaction or dissatisfaction with a benefit or service received.Research: Critical and exhaustive investigation or experimentation, having for its aim the discovery of new facts and their correct interpretation, the revision of accepted conclusions, theories, or laws in the light of newly discovered facts, or the practical application of such new or revised conclusions, theories, or laws. (Webster, 3d ed)Community-Institutional Relations: The interactions between members of a community and representatives of the institutions within that community.Mass Screening: Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.African Americans: Persons living in the United States having origins in any of the black groups of Africa.Financing, Personal: Payment by individuals or their family for health care services which are not covered by a third-party payer, either insurance or medical assistance.Pilot Projects: Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.Federal Government: The level of governmental organization and function at the national or country-wide level.Follow-Up Studies: Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.Cost of Illness: The personal cost of acute or chronic disease. The cost to the patient may be an economic, social, or psychological cost or personal loss to self, family, or immediate community. The cost of illness may be reflected in absenteeism, productivity, response to treatment, peace of mind, or QUALITY OF LIFE. It differs from HEALTH CARE COSTS, meaning the societal cost of providing services related to the delivery of health care, rather than personal impact on individuals.Employer Health Costs: That portion of total HEALTH CARE COSTS borne by an individual's or group's employing organization.Research Design: A plan for collecting and utilizing data so that desired information can be obtained with sufficient precision or so that an hypothesis can be tested properly.IndiaMaternal Welfare: Organized efforts by communities or organizations to improve the health and well-being of the mother.Leadership: The function of directing or controlling the actions or attitudes of an individual or group with more or less willing acquiescence of the followers.

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*  Health Center Plans Trip To Bronx Zoo - tribunedigital-thecourant
The Gladeview Health Care Center will sponsor a motorcoach trip June 20 to the Bronx Zoo.The trip includes continental ... The Gladeview Health Care Center will sponsor a motorcoach trip June 20 to the Bronx Zoo. ...
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*  Self Reported Health Status - Women's Health USA 2009
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*  How To Achieve Excellent Health and Wellness…
... One of the most important choices you will ever make is to GET A SECOND OPINION from an Alternative Health Care Provider before you ever consider having surgery or taking prescription drugs for anything. Most drugs either inhibit or stimulate functions in your body. But if your body has a problem and you take an over-the-counter or pharmaceutical drug to FEEL better, guess what? The problem is not better, you just put a chemical band-aid on it! Do that long enough and something will certainly break down. Taking pills, powders or potions for pain or to counteract visible symptoms, won’t address the CAUSE of your health condition . Drugs create a distorted illusion of health, they don’t make you better, your self-healing body is the only real miracle-worker. Drugs and surgery should be avoided at all costs! Once the energy flowing through you is balanced and flowing freely, except in severe cases, your body will naturally heal and repair all by itself… NO DRUGS OR SURGERY REQUIRED. ...
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*  .. Health Coverage and Care in the South: A Chartbook .. Section 3: Health Status .. sections .. do
Facebook Twitter Email. Print. Home Disparities Policy Health Coverage and Care in the South: A Chartbook Section 3: Health Status. Health Coverage and Care in the South: A Chartbook Apr 24, 2014. Jessica Stephens, Alexandra Gates, Vann Newkirk, and Laura Snyder Updated: Jun 19, 2014. Report. List of Exhibits. Section 3: Health Status. While measures of health status vary by state, Southerners as a group are generally more likely than those in other regions to have a number of chronic illnesses and experience worse health outcomes. For example, most of the states with the highest rates of obesity and diabetes are in the South, and many southern states are among those with the highest infant mortality rates and cancer death rates in the country. As in other regions, health status within the South also varies by race and ethnicity, and Blacks in particular, are more likely than Whites to report having fair or poor health. 1 /6 Section 3: Health ...
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*  health - Definition from the ILLNESS AND DISABILITY topic - MEDICINE666666
... Widgets. How to use. About LDOCE. Topic: ILLNESS AND DISABILITY. Language: Old English. Origin: hælth, from hal; WHOLE 1. health noun. health. S1. W1. . 1 the general condition of your body and how healthy you are. COLLOCATIONS. COLLOCATIONS. damage your health. improve your health. good/excellent health. poor/ill health. failing health. = when someone is becoming more ill. be in good/excellent/the best of health. be in poor health. be good/bad for your health. somebody's state of health. mental health. health care. health problem. health benefits of something. health risk/hazard. = something that could damage your health. health warning. = a warning printed on a product that can harm you. I'm worried about my husband's health. Smoking can seriously. damage. your. health. things that can be done to. improve. the. health. of older people I have always ...
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*  Study: Women Abused As Kids More Likely To Have Children With Autism | TIME.com
Study: Women Abused As Kids More Likely To Have Children With Autism. Studies showed that mental illness and autism may share genetic risk factors, therefore, the perpetration of child abuse by grandparents and experience of abuse in childhood by the mother may be indicators of genetic risk for autism in the child, the study authors write. Childhood abuse is associated with a wide array of health problems in the person who experiences it, including both mental health outcomes like depression and anxiety, and physical health outcomes like depression and anxiety, and physical health outcomes like obesity and lung disease, said senior study author Marc Weisskopf, an associate professor of environmental and occupational epidemiology at Harvard School of Public Health, in a statement. This article accurately demonstrates the correlation of instant gratification of the InterWebs and immediacy of "news" with lousy proof-reading: “Childhood abuse is associated with a wide array of ...
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*  Category:GNU Health - Wikimedia Commons
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*  women in excellent health prior to diagnosis?? | Cancer Survivors Network
women in excellent health prior to diagnosis?. About CSN. CSN Login. Register now. CSN Home › Cancer specific › Uterine Cancer women in excellent health prior to diagnosis?. maggie wilson Posts: 616 Joined: Nov 2009. Jun 07, 2010 - 5:23 pm. Login or register to post comments. howdybooth Posts: 44 Joined: Aug 2009. Jun 07, 2010 - 5:54 pm True My sister was in relatively good health too. cause of uterine cancer. Login or register to post comments. jazzy1 Posts: 1387 Joined: Mar 2010. Jun 07, 2010 - 5:57 pm I m up there with you too. All I can say, even with a cancer diagnosis, I'm learning to take each day as my last!!. Login or register to post comments. RGW Posts: 60 Joined: Mar 2010. Login or register to post comments. cathyK Posts: 91 Joined: Jul 2009. Jun 07, 2010 - 7:29 pm women in excellent health prior to diagnosis?. the pain continued all day for a week. Login or register to post comments. lindaprocopio Posts: 2022 Joined: Oct 2008. Jun 07, 2010 - 7:51 pm 5 7, 126 lbs., ...
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*  Health risk assessment
... Definition History Usage HRA delivery Efficacy Benefits Limitations Providers References. A health risk assessment HRA is a health questionnaire, used to provide individuals with an evaluation of their health risks and quality of life. face-to-face with a health advisor or an automatic online report. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention define a HRA as: “a systematic approach to collecting information from individuals that identifies risk factors, provides individualised feedback, and links the person with at least one intervention to promote health, sustain function and/or prevent disease.” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The main objectives of a HRA are to: Assess health status Estimate the level of health risk Inform and provide feedback to participants to motivate behaviour change to reduce health risks. This proliferation coincided with the rapid growth in interest in corporate health promotion programs as ...
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*  5 Most Surprising Age-related Health Changes - HowStuffWorks
... How Stuff Works Health. Follow us. Adventure Animals Auto Culture Entertainment Health Home Garden Lifestyle Money Science Tech Video Shows Quizzes. Home /. Health /. Wellness /. Aging /. Aging Process. 5 Most Surprising Age-related Health Changes by Marianne Spoon. 2 Teeth: Keep or Lose. Despite being bombarded with advertisements about dentures, the truth is many people maintain their natural teeth in old age. In fact, more people than ever before are in a position to keep their natural teeth. Advances in oral health care, education and personal habits probably account for this trend. But for people who naturally lose their teeth or live with advanced tooth decay, it's perfectly normal to want dentures and even advisable to get them if they enhance the ability to chew food and maintain confidence. Like bones in the body, teeth lose their density and strength with age. Gum diseases can also cause tooth loss, resulting in lower self confidence and quality of life for ...
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*  ministry of health - Frequency
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*  Self-Rated Health and Sickness-Related Absence: The Modifying Role of Civic Participation
... . Self-Rated Health and Sickness-Related Absence: The Modifying Role of Civic Participation. DSpace/Manakin Repository. Advanced search. Cadmus Home. Department of Political and Social Sciences SPS. SPS Articles. View Item. JavaScript is disabled for your browser. Some features of this site may not work without it. Self-Rated Health and Sickness-Related Absence: The Modifying Role of Civic Participation. LANCEE, Bram ; TER HOEVEN, Claartje L. Title: Self-Rated Health and Sickness-Related Absence: The Modifying Role of Civic Participation. Author: LANCEE, Bram ; TER HOEVEN, Claartje L. Date: 2010. Publisher: Pergamon-Elsevier Science Ltd. Citation: Social Science Medicine, 2010, 70, 4, 570-574. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1814/16532. ISSN: 0277-9536. DOI:. 10.1016/j.socscimed.2009.10.032. Abstract: In this study, we examined civic participation as an effect modifier between self-rated health and absence from work. Building on the theoretical framework of social exchange, we use ...
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*  .. Inequality and the Unequal Situation of Mental and Physical Health .. Rate this: .. Share: .. L
“Over the life course, coping strategies that are effective in ‘preserving’ the mental health of blacks may work in concert with social, economic and environmental inequalities to produce physical health disparities in middle age and later life.”. The relationship between stressful life events and depression varies by the level of unhealthy behaviors. Controlling for the extent of stressful life events a person has experienced, unhealthy behaviors seem to protect against depression in African Americans but lead to higher levels of depression in whites. Since negative health behaviors such as smoking, drinking alcohol, drug use and overeating especially comfort foods also have direct and debilitating effects on physical health, these behaviors—along with the difficult living conditions that give rise to them—contribute to the disparities in mortality and physical health problems between black and white populations. These disparities in physical ...
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*  .. Inequality and the Unequal Situation of Mental and Physical Health .. Rate this: .. Share: .. L
“Over the life course, coping strategies that are effective in ‘preserving’ the mental health of blacks may work in concert with social, economic and environmental inequalities to produce physical health disparities in middle age and later life.”. The relationship between stressful life events and depression varies by the level of unhealthy behaviors. Controlling for the extent of stressful life events a person has experienced, unhealthy behaviors seem to protect against depression in African Americans but lead to higher levels of depression in whites. Since negative health behaviors such as smoking, drinking alcohol, drug use and overeating especially comfort foods also have direct and debilitating effects on physical health, these behaviors—along with the difficult living conditions that give rise to them—contribute to the disparities in mortality and physical health problems between black and white populations. These disparities in physical ...
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“Over the life course, coping strategies that are effective in ‘preserving’ the mental health of blacks may work in concert with social, economic and environmental inequalities to produce physical health disparities in middle age and later life.”. The relationship between stressful life events and depression varies by the level of unhealthy behaviors. Controlling for the extent of stressful life events a person has experienced, unhealthy behaviors seem to protect against depression in African Americans but lead to higher levels of depression in whites. Since negative health behaviors such as smoking, drinking alcohol, drug use and overeating especially comfort foods also have direct and debilitating effects on physical health, these behaviors—along with the difficult living conditions that give rise to them—contribute to the disparities in mortality and physical health problems between black and white populations. These disparities in physical ...
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*  Depression, Anxiety, and Physical Health Problems Depression, Anxiety, and Physical Health Probl
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*  Self-rated health
'Self-rated health' also called Self-reported health, Self-assessed health, or perceived health refers to both a single question such as “in general, would you say that you health is excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor?” and a survey questionnaire in which participants assess different dimensions of their own health. This survey technique is commonly used in health research for its ease of use and its power in measuring health. Single question Methodological strength. Questionnaires Uses of self-rated health See also References. Self-rated health measures the present general health and gives answer choices, typically structured like a Likert Scale. It may be formulated as “in general, would you say that you health is excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor?” as the first question in the SF-36 questionnaire. 1 It may also be formulated as “In general, how would you rate your health today” with the possible ...
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*  Health Across the Life Span: Frameworks, Contexts, and Measurements : Assignments
... JHSPH HOME OCW HOME ABOUT OCW OCW IMAGE LIBRARY HELP FEEDBACK. Home. Syllabus. Schedule. Lecture Materials. Readings. Assignments Please take our survey. JHSPH OpenCourseWare >> Health Across the Life Span: Frameworks, Contexts, and Measurements. OCW offers a snapshot of the educational content offered by JHSPH. OCW materials are not for credit towards any degrees or certificates offered by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. For information on for-credit courses go to: http://commprojects.jhsph.edu/courses. Unlike for-credit courses, OpenCourseWare does not require registration and does not provide access to the School's faculty. Assignments. > Exercise 1: SF-36 After completing this exercise, you will be able to: 1 work with the widely used Short-Form 36 Health Status Questionnaire SF-36 ; 2 explain some of the advantages and limitations of standardized health status questionnaires used to obtain subjective assessments of health. Review the ...
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*  Online Library | Articles | Exercise Daily for Excellent Health | DrFuhrman.com
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*  EHSLibrary: Hurrying to the bottom: deteriorating ranking of U.S. health status
... Navigation Home EHSL website EHSL website About Categories Archives. Hurrying to the bottom: deteriorating ranking of U.S. health status. is being outpaced by most other developed countries when it comes to improvements in health outcomes, according to a new analysis by a researcher at the University Of Washington School Of Public Health. Health Status, Bezruchka looked at statistics on Infant and child mortality, maternal mortality, life expectancy at birth and at age 50, and adult mortality as mortality measures that reflect health over the course of one s life, comparing them across developed countries. Around 1950, the United States had among the best health outcomes measured by mortality indicators, but 60 years later, it ranked behind the other rich countries and a number of poorer ones. The differences in mortality outcomes between the United States and the healthiest nations today represent substantial inequalities in health. This entry was ...
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*  Women's Health - Heart - C-Health
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*  Petition · Prevention is better than cure - Stop the budget cuts to community health · Change.org
... Start a petition. Browse. Search. Log in. My petitions. Profile. Settings. Log out. Start a petition. Search. Log in or sign up. Victory. Petitioning Premier of Victoria Premier Denis Napthine and 2 others Prevention is better than cure - Stop the budget cuts to community health. Greens MP Colleen Hartland Seddon, VIC. Greens MP Colleen Hartland Seddon, VIC. 435 Supporters. Prevention is the best cure for sickness, and prevention is exactly what Community and Women's Health Care does. Community and Women's Health Centres provide crucial preventative health services that keep people off hospital waiting lists and living productive lives in the community. They run programs aimed at addressing the root causes of health problems like diabetes, heart disease, childhood obesity, family violence and depression. Under Ted Baillieu, the Government has cut almost $32 million from community health care funding, with the main cut being phased in over two years. The first ...
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*  5 ways to ward off the winter blues - Seasonal Health - C-Health
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*  Women's Health - HPV - C-Health
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*  Health features - Infection - C-Health
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*  AKUFO-ADDO TOO MUST DISCLOSE HIS HEALTH STATUS
Naturally, if somebody is not well, we should have sympathy and wish the person well, but getting more information will make it easier to get that kind of public sympathy”. However, there are two crucial points that we would want to make about the call of Dr. Arthur Kennedy on President Mills to make public his health status. The first is that his call indicates he has not been keeping himself abreast with the pronouncements of President Mills. President Mills has been bold enough to make public his health condition. That person must however also be ready to be tested too. Why will the NPP not accept this challenge if they are so eager to know the President's health status. Arthur Kennedy that the President's health status must be made public. But so also must be made public the health status of all those who are seeking the highest office of the land. They would want to know if the NPP flag-bearer suffers from cirrhosis of the liver. Ghanaians would also want to know if ...
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*  10 Steps in Community Health Assessment Development Process
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*  Youth facing greater health risks today than in past; those in developing world face increasing c
... hallenges, Lancet series suggests. Health A-Z. Clinical Diagnostics. Terms and Conditions. Medical News 'Tweets'. Health. Youth facing greater health risks today than in past; those in developing world face increasing challenges, Lancet series suggests Published on April 27, 2012 at 12:48 PM. Young people today face greater risks to their physical and mental health than generations past, new research has found, with adolescents in the developing world rapidly acquiring the unhealthy habits of their wealthier counterparts, the Financial Times reports. A series of studies published on Wednesday in the Lancet present a general portrait of increasing hazard due to drug and alcohol abuse, unprotected sex, violence and inadequate employment opportunities, the newspaper writes Rowland, 4/25. Greater evidence-based help needed for depressed workers - New report from The Work Foundation There's growing awareness that homicides, suicide and other forms of violence, car accidents, ...
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(1/691) Disease eradication and health systems development.

This article provides a framework for the design of future eradication programmes so that the greatest benefit accrues to health systems development from the implementation of such programmes. The framework focuses on weak and fragile health systems and assumes that eradication leads to the cessation of the intervention required to eradicate the disease. Five major components of health systems are identified and key elements which are of particular relevance to eradication initiatives are defined. The dearth of documentation which can provide "lessons learned" in this area is illustrated with a brief review of the literature. Opportunities and threats, which can be addressed during the design of eradication programmes, are described and a number of recommendations are outlined. It is emphasized that this framework pertains to eradication programmes but may be useful in attempts to coordinate vertical and horizontal disease control activities for maximum mutual benefits.  (+info)

(2/691) Potential advantages of DNA immunization for influenza epidemic and pandemic planning.

Immunization with purified DNA is a powerful technique for inducing immune responses. The concept of DNA immunization involves insertion of the gene encoding the antigen of choice into a bacterial plasmid and injection of the plasmid into the host where the antigen is expressed and where it induces humoral and cellular immunity. The most effective routes and methods for DNA immunization are bombardment with particles coated with DNA ("gene gun" technique), followed by the intramuscular and intradermal routes. DNA immunization technology has the potential to induce immunity to all antigens that can be completely encoded in DNA, which therefore include all protein, but not carbohydrate, antigens. DNA immunization results in presentation of antigens to the host's immune system in a natural form, like that achieved with live-attenuated vaccines. The DNA immunization strategy has the potential to rapidly provide a new vaccine in the face of an emerging influenza pandemic.  (+info)

(3/691) Containing health costs in the Americas.

In recent years, a series of policy measures affecting both demand and supply components of health care have been adopted in different Latin American and Caribbean countries, as well as in Canada and the United States. In applying these measures various objectives have been pursued, among them: to mobilize additional resources to increase operating budgets; to reduce unnecessary utilization of health services and consumption of pharmaceuticals; to control increasing production costs; and to contain the escalation of health care expenditures. In terms of demand management, some countries have established cost-recovery programmes in an attempt to offset declining revenues. These measures have the potential to generate additional operating income in public facilities, particularly if charges are levied on hospital care. However, only scant information is available on the effects of user charges on demand, utilization, or unit costs. In terms of supply management, corrective measures have concentrated on limiting the quantity and the relative prices of different inputs and outputs. Hiring freezes, salary caps, limitations on new construction and equipment, use of drug lists, bulk procurement of medicines and vaccines, and budget ceilings are among the measures utilized to control production costs in the health sector. To moderate health care expenditures, various approaches have been followed to subject providers to 'financial discipline'. Among them, new reimbursement modalities such as prospective payment systems offer an array of incentives to modify medical practice. Cost-containment efforts have also spawned innovations in the organization and delivery of health services. Group plans have been established on the basis of prepaid premiums to provide directly much or all health care needs of affiliates and their families. The issue of intrasectorial co-ordination, particularly between ministries of health and social security institutions, has much relevance for cost containment. In various countries, large-scale reorganization processes have been undertaken to eliminate costly duplications of resources, personnel, and services that resulted from the multiplicity of providers in the public subsector. Given the pluralistic character of the region's health systems, an important challenge for policy-makers is to find ways to redefine the role of state intervention in health from the simple provision of services to one that involves the 'management' of health care in the entire sector.  (+info)

(4/691) The potential of health sector non-governmental organizations: policy options.

Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have increasingly been promoted as alternative health care providers to the state, furthering the same goals but less hampered by government inefficiencies and resource constraints. However, the reality of NGO health care provision is more complex. Not only is the distinction between government and NGO providers sometimes difficult to determine because of their operational integration, but NGOs may also suffer from resource constraionts and management inefficiencies similar to those of government providers. Some registered NGOs operate as for-profit providers in practice. Policy development must reflect the strengths and weaknesses of NGOs in particular settings and should be built on NGO advantages over government in terms of resource mobilization, efficiency and/or quality. Policy development will always require a strong government presence in co-ordinating and regulating health care provision, and an NGO sector responsive to the policy goals of government.  (+info)

(5/691) The state of health planning in the '90s.

The art of health planning is relatively new in many developing countries and its record is not brilliant. However, for policy makers committed to sustainable health improvements and the principle of equity, it is an essential process, and in need of improvement rather than minimalization. The article argues that the possibility of planning playing a proper role in health care allocative decisions is increasingly being endangered by a number of developments. These include the increasing use of projects, inappropriate decentralization policies, and the increasing attention being given to NGOs. More serious is the rise of New Right thinking which is undermining the role of the State altogether in health care provision. The article discusses these developments and makes suggestions as to possible action needed to counteract them.  (+info)

(6/691) Environment, development and health: ideological metaphors of post-traditional societies?

Environment and health have become nearly interchangeable concepts in post-traditional societies. We are able to observe almost an obsession with them, as if individual changes in ways of life--important for the individual and significant for the culture though they may be--possessed the power to overthrow a system of economic relations that aims at growth in numerical terms rather than at development, enabling society to sustain its specific modes of private and public interaction.  (+info)

(7/691) Planning for the sustainability of community-based health programs: conceptual frameworks and future directions for research, practice and policy.

Attention to the sustainability of health intervention programs both in the US and abroad is increasing, but little consensus exists on the conceptual and operational definitions of sustainability. Moreover, an empirical knowledge base about the determinants of sustainability is still at an early stage. Planning for sustainability requires, first, a clear understanding of the concept of sustainability and operational indicators that may be used in monitoring sustainability over time. Important categories of indicators include: (1) maintenance of health benefits achieved through an initial program, (2) level of institutionalization of a program within an organization and (3) measures of capacity building in the recipient community. Second, planning for sustainability requires the use of programmatic approaches and strategies that favor long-term program maintenance. We suggest that the potential influences on sustainability may derive from three major groups of factors: (1) project design and implementation factors, (2) factors within the organizational setting, and (3) factors in the broader community environment. Future efforts to develop sustainable health intervention programs in communities can build on the concepts and strategies proposed here.  (+info)

(8/691) A reassessment of the cost-effectiveness of water and sanitation interventions in programmes for controlling childhood diarrhoea.

Cost-effectiveness analysis indicates that some water supply and sanitation (WSS) interventions are highly cost-effective for the control of diarrhoea among under-5-year-olds, on a par with oral rehydration therapy. These are relatively inexpensive "software-related" interventions such as hygiene education, social marketing of good hygiene practices, regulation of drinking-water, and monitoring of water quality. Such interventions are needed to ensure that the potentially positive health impacts of WSS infrastructure are fully realized in practice. The perception that WSS programmes are not a cost-effective use of health sector resources has arisen from three factors: an assumption that all WSS interventions involve construction of physical infrastructure, a misperception of the health sector's role in WSS programmes, and a misunderstanding of the scope of cost-effectiveness analysis. WSS infrastructure ("hardware") is generally built and operated by public works agencies and financed by construction grants, operational subsidies, user fees and property taxes. Health sector agencies should provide "software" such as project design, hygiene education, and water quality regulation. Cost-effectiveness analysis should measure the incremental health impacts attributable to health sector investments, using the actual call on health sector resources as the measure of cost. The cost-effectiveness of a set of hardware and software combinations is estimated, using US$ per case averted, US$ per death averted, and US$ per disability-adjusted life year (DALY) saved.  (+info)


ACHP


  • ACHP and our members improve the health of the communities we serve and actively lead the transformation of health care to promote high-quality, affordable care and superior customer service. (achp.org)
  • WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP) has named Holly Bode its Director of Public Affairs. (achp.org)
  • She comes to ACHP from Washington Council Ernst & Young, where she provided strategic political and policy counsel to a variety of health care and employer clients, with a focus on implementation of the Affordable Care Act. (achp.org)
  • The Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP) is a national leadership organization bringing together innovative health plans and provider groups that are among America's best at delivering affordable, high-quality coverage and care. (achp.org)


Tufts Health Plan


  • The Tufts Health Plan Foundation is accepting Letters of Inquiry for its Cycle 2, 2014 Healthy Aging grants program. (achp.org)
  • Each year, in two separate grant cycles, the Tufts Health Plan Foundation awards numerous grants to Massachusetts and Rhode Island nonprofit organizations focused on improving the lives of older adults. (achp.org)
  • Tufts Health Plan is launching an integrated care management program for patients with Alzheimer's and their caregivers. (achp.org)
  • Tufts Health Plan is once again the top-ranked plan among commercial PPO plans and fourth in the country overall, based on criteria measuring clinical performance and member satisfaction among 474 of the nation's private health insurance plans, according to The National Committee of Quality Assurance (NCQA). (achp.org)
  • In addition, Tufts Health Plan ranks second in the nation for its commercial HMO/POS combined product. (achp.org)


nation's


  • A 2006 New England Journal of Medicine article reported that at least half of the nation's health plans, representing 80 percent of enrollees in such plans, included some pay-for-performance incentives in their provider contracts. (bio-medicine.org)


Employers


  • A recent national journal article says no and its authors recommend that employers abandon these programs, which they call unproven and ineffective, while a Pittsburgh-area business group leader insists employers must keep looking for ways to improve the health of their workforce. (detroitnews.com)
  • Employers "have to do something and, because they're bearing the majority of the cost, they have a right to," said Jessica Brooks, executive director of the Pittsburgh Business Group on Health. (detroitnews.com)
  • HSAs shift control of health-care spending from employers to employees. (beforeitsnews.com)
  • It would offer new health insurance choices to individuals and small businesses for 30 percent less than what employers currently pay, leading to improved coverage or reduced premiums for 49 million individuals. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • Requiring employers to either provide health insurance or pay 7 percent of payroll up to $1.25 an hour into a pool to help to finance coverage. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • Among other things, the Clinton bill would forbid employers to use health information collected under the new system to make decisions on hiring or promoting people. (baltimoresun.com)
  • ValueOptions, Inc. is now Beacon Health Options, Inc., the leading partner providing behavioral health solutions to large regional and specialty health plans, employers and labor organizations of all sizes, as well as federal, state and local governments. (valueoptions.com)


NCQA


  • Health plans typically use nationally recognized performance measures to evaluate physicians, including the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS), which was developed by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). (bio-medicine.org)


organization


  • Scott & White is an integrated health system, meaning that in addition to a health plan, the organization includes a hospital and clinical provider network. (achp.org)
  • The Maryland Health Care Commission's (MHCC) 2014 Quality Report ranked Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States as the highest-scoring health maintenance organization in the state of Maryland and recognized the organization as a top performer. (achp.org)
  • HealthPartners announced that Charles Fazio, M.D., M.S., will be joining the organization as health plan medical director effective May 1. (achp.org)


Obamacare


  • WASHINGTON, March 17 (Reuters) - U.S. Republicans' proposed healthcare plan to unravel Obamacare likely will be changed to adjust its tax credits to help older Americans buy health insurance coverage, two Republican lawmakers said on Friday. (reuters.com)
  • It is not, as Democrats suggest, that the Republicans have no plan - there are plans of virtually every stripe, from straightforward repeal to Obamacare Lite - but they have so far been unable to reach consensus on a proposal that is both good policy and politically palatable. (beforeitsnews.com)
  • Paul wants to repeal Obamacare root and branch, of course, but he also wants Republicans to offer a replacement plan on day one. (beforeitsnews.com)


Medicaid


  • For 2012-2013, Scott & White Health Plan received five stars - the highest rating possible - on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) Medicare Advantage Star Ratings for their Part D plan. (achp.org)
  • B. Guthrie, G. Auerback, and A. Bindman, "Health Plan Competition for Medicaid Enrollees Based on Performance Does Not Improve Quality of Care," Health Affairs , Aug. 2010 29(8):1507-16. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • A Health Affairs study examined a pay-for-performance program in California that assigned new Medicaid enrollees to managed care plans that performed better on selected clinical quality measures. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • California devised a plan to automatically assign new Medicaid enrollees to health care plans that scored relatively higher on five measures of clinical quality. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • In this study, researchers compared the plans in the auto-assignment pay-for-performance program with Medicaid plans in other California counties that were not part of the program, as well as to Medicaid plans nationally. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • All the health plan leaders interviewed for the study said that rewarding high-quality performance by automatically assigning new Medicaid enrollees was an incentive to improve quality. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • Between 2004 and 2007, HEDIS scores improved on all measures for Medicaid plans participating in the program, as well as for comparison plans and Medicaid plans nationally. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • For two measures not targeted by the program-postpartum care and cervical cancer screening-scores improved by small amounts in participating and comparison plans, at rates similar to national Medicaid means. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • Between February and May 2007, the researchers interviewed 29 chief executive officers, medical directors, and quality improvement directors of Medicaid managed care plans in California that participated in a pay-for-performance incentive program implemented in December 2005. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • Participants were asked if their plans perceived the auto-assignment of new Medicaid enrollees as an incentive to improve quality, what their plans' response to the program was, and what the expected consequences were. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • The "Building Blocks" plan would preserve employer-sponsored health insurance, Medicaid, and the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), and build on the existing success of the Medicare program by offering a Medicare-like option along with a choice of private health plans through a new national, health insurance "connector. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • Expanding Medicaid and SCHIP to cover all low-income adults and children below 150 percent of the federal poverty level with modest copayments for health care services and no premiums. (commonwealthfund.org)


reform


  • WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Private-sector strategies to improve health care quality and value are an essential component of comprehensive health care reform, according to America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP). (bio-medicine.org)
  • As Congress considers various proposals to reform the health care system, AHIP is encouraging policymakers to consider the next generation of delivery system reforms that are currently underway in the private market and that have yet to take hold in public programs. (bio-medicine.org)
  • The proposed approach could save $1.6 trillion over 10 years if it is coupled with efforts to reform how the United States pays for health care, invest in better information systems, and adopt initiatives to improve public health. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • The approach is laid out in the article "Building Blocks of Universal Coverage With Private and Public Group Insurance" and is further described in combination with other reforms in the accompanying issue brief, The Building Blocks of Health Reform: Achieving Universal Coverage and Health System Savings, both by Commonwealth Fund researchers Cathy Schoen, Karen Davis, and Sara Collins. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • Privacy experts worry that the risks could increase as most Americans' medical records are transferred to computers, a shift that would be compulsory under President Clinton's health care reform plan. (baltimoresun.com)
  • The reform bill the president sent Congress would set up a "Health Information System," a vast electronic web zipping hundreds of millions of individual patient records into permanent data banks. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Experts warn that violations of privacy are bound to occur under the proposed system, and that could cause a public revolt against health care reform. (baltimoresun.com)


Practice


  • Once you have completed an analysis of your target audiences, your practice, the marketplace, your competitors, and your promotional tools, formulate a written marketing plan that sets simple, realistic goals and describes strategies and an action plan. (apta.org)
  • A strong marketing plan not only keeps you from being "reactive" to the marketplace, it will help you reach your goal of building and growing a successful practice. (apta.org)
  • Fazio has had a distinguished career in clinical practice, health administration and quality improvement. (achp.org)


Americans


  • May 13, 2008, New York-In an article in today's Health Affairs and an accompanying issue brief, Commonwealth Fund researchers lay out a plan that would insure 44 million of the estimated 48 million uninsured Americans in 2008. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • It also demonstrates that it is possible to buy more for our health care dollars, cover all Americans with high quality insurance, and institute real reforms to stem rising health care costs, saving $1.6 trillion over 10 years. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • The community based and regional health plans and provider organizations from across the country that make up ACHP's membership provide coverage and care for approximately 16 million Americans. (achp.org)


Clinical


  • As our nation struggles with rising health care costs, health plans are piloting new payment models that are making the system more affordable and improving value and quality," said Lewis Sandy, MD, Senior Vice President of Clinical Advancement at UnitedHealth Group. (bio-medicine.org)
  • The plan corresponds with primary care physicians on a quarterly basis, with clinical messaging related to all lines of business. (achp.org)
  • For example, supervised injection facilities -- which are controlled health care settings where people can more safely inject drugs under clinical supervision and be linked to medical care, drug treatment, and social services -- have been rigorously studied and found to reduce the spread of infectious disease, overdose deaths, and improperly discarded injection equipment, to increase public order, access to drug treatment and other services, and to save taxpayer money. (drugpolicy.org)


Republican


  • Paul's proposal draws liberally from the best ideas in other Republican plans, while avoiding many of the pitfalls that make some of those plans unworkable. (beforeitsnews.com)
  • Importantly, Paul avoids one of the most significant pitfalls of many Republican plans by not retaining Obamacare's pre-existing-condition rules. (beforeitsnews.com)


premiums


  • Paul's expansion would allow much larger tax-free contributions to these accounts, and would allow them to be used for a wider variety of health-related expenses, including insurance premiums. (beforeitsnews.com)
  • But those proposals would still encourage people to game the system, jumping to more comprehensive plans or those with the best specialists after they become sick, knowing that insurers could not refuse them or increase their premiums. (beforeitsnews.com)


compassion


  • Mayor Myrick is showing us that, even when the federal and state government fail to act, cities can step up and implement innovate drug policies rooted in science, compassion, and public health. (drugpolicy.org)
  • You can help promote drug policies based on science, compassion, health, and human rights. (drugpolicy.org)


Evaluate


  • Evaluate and revise your plan annually. (apta.org)
  • To evaluate hospital performance, health plans use a variety of public and private sources, including The Leapfrog Hospital Rewards Program, CMS's Hospital Compare measures, and quality measures developed by the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (AHRQ). (bio-medicine.org)


insure


  • It wouldn't try to insure the uninsurable, but would provide their health care more directly. (beforeitsnews.com)


Affairs


  • In her new role, Bode is responsible for advancing ACHP's legislative and public affairs agenda to improve health care in the United States. (achp.org)


competition


  • Paul would also greatly expand competition and choice in the health-insurance market. (beforeitsnews.com)


affordable


  • There is widespread agreement that delivery system reforms are needed to improve patient care and make health care more affordable," said Karen Ignagni, President and CEO of AHIP. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Affordable, quality health care. (commonwealthfund.org)


nonprofit


  • In one newer initiative, Highmark makes donations on the employee's behalf to a health-related nonprofit, such as the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association, if an employee is able to quit smoking or lose weight. (detroitnews.com)
  • Among plans participating in the program, the researchers found little difference in improvement rates between nonprofit and commercial plans. (commonwealthfund.org)


workplace


  • Most recently, Fazio worked as a consultant on workplace health issues for a variety of businesses. (achp.org)


state


  • And he would legalize the purchase of health insurance across state lines, challenging both the insurance cartels and overzealous state regulators, while allowing individuals to shop for the best price and quality they can find. (beforeitsnews.com)
  • Gov. Jay Nixon is defending his plan to issue $198 million of bonds for a new maximum and intermediate security facility at the Fulton State Hospital. (kbia.org)
  • Lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle agree that Missouri's state hospital for the most severely ill and dangerous mental health patients is in dire need of repair, but it remains unclear just how to come up with the more than $200 million needed to replace the crumbling Fulton State Hospital. (kbia.org)
  • Assuming the plans wanted more members, state officials believed the auto-assignment would act as an incentive to drive improvement. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • For example, a few years ago, a Midwestern banker who served on a state health commission, checked the names of his bank's borrowers against the commission's list of cancer patients, looking for bad risks, according to a report from the American Hospital Association to the Department of Health and Human Services. (baltimoresun.com)
  • The state also plans to use state money already appropriated for the program before Texas got on the wrong side of the federal government by banning Planned Parenthood and other clinics affiliated with abortion providers, even though the clinics don't provide abortions. (mysanantonio.com)
  • Gov. Rick Perry promised the health program for low-income women would continue and directed Health and Human Services Executive Commissioner Tom Suehs to find enough state money to make sure that happens. (mysanantonio.com)
  • There's a caveat, however: the state has said that if it's forced to include Planned Parenthood in the program, it will have to end the program because state law won't allow funding to flow to such organizations. (mysanantonio.com)
  • Gov. William Donald Schaefer's plan to require AIDS antibody tests for many health-care workers and patients drew praise yesterday from some state physicians, but others scorned him for feeding widely held misconceptions about the disease. (baltimoresun.com)
  • State attorney general says inmates' health-care workers. (baltimoresun.com)


services


  • Plan B services do not require an appointment. (southernnevadahealthdistrict.org)
  • She also spent nine years on Capitol Hill working for various members of the House and Senate, in addition to five years at the Department of Health and Human Services under Secretary Donna Shalala. (achp.org)


reforms


  • Paul would eliminate the pre-existing-condition regulations altogether (after a transition period), while his other reforms would significantly reduce the number of people who genuinely cannot buy health insurance because of a pre-existing condition. (beforeitsnews.com)
  • These reports provide valuable information on the types of reforms that are working to improve quality, enhance patient safety, encourage greater adherence to prescribed treatments, spur investments in health information technology, and improve the overall patient experience. (bio-medicine.org)


incentives


  • Programs targeting employee health with various incentives and promotions have become popular as companies try to rein in health care costs, but such programs' success or failure has not always been clear. (detroitnews.com)
  • Plan leaders interviewed for the study recommend that such programs use more-explicit financial incentives. (commonwealthfund.org)


program


  • The authors specifically cited a former wellness program called ShapeUp, run by Pittsburgh-based health care company Highmark, which ended in 2010. (detroitnews.com)
  • Workforce health and wellness is more than one program, she said, as a company needs to cultivate a culture of health and wellness. (detroitnews.com)
  • Many health plans also participate in Bridges to Excellence, which incorporates NCQA's Physician Recognition Program into its pay-for-performance approach. (bio-medicine.org)
  • A comparison of performance scores for plans rewarded by the program and scores for plans in a comparison group demonstrated, however, that the program had little additional effect on quality of care. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • The study included interviews with health plan leaders and a comparison of scores on Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) measures in 2004 and 2007, before and after the program was implemented. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • For a third measure not targeted-well-child visits from birth to 15 months-the lack of an incentive was associated with a significant negative impact, suggesting that plans may have shifted quality improvement resources away from areas that were not a focus of the program. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • All the health plans that participated in the California program and were interviewed for this study reported that the performance-based auto-assignment was an incentive to improve quality. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • PITTSFIELD, MA - The Berkshire Health Systems Community Health Outreach program will hold a special event focusing on diabetes later this month. (berkshirehealthsystems.org)
  • Ok, so you just got done reading the latest monthly issue of your favorite fitness and health magazine about the newest and latest exercise program and you are more confused than ever on what is the best way to Get in Shape, Build Muscle and Burn Fat for Life. (acage.org)


Publication


  • AHIP released a new publication, Innovations in Recognizing and Rewarding Quality , showing measurable results from health plan payment models that are reducing costs, enhancing quality, and improving patient satisfaction. (bio-medicine.org)


medical


  • Rather than simply being reimbursed for the volume of care provided, physicians and hospitals should be rewarded for intervening early, managing care efficiently and improving health outcomes," said Roberta Herman, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. (bio-medicine.org)
  • When medical records are stored on computers, "information about an individual's health status could be linked, without the individual's consent, to financial records, military records or other records," the AHA report said. (baltimoresun.com)
  • documentation of medical orders and a promise by health care professionals to honor those wishes.The Molst Form ( View the PDF here ) is completed by patients and physicians and reproduced on a brightly colored (pink) background to be posted in a visible location in the event of an emergency. (lifetimecare.org)
  • These 22 organizations focus on improving the health of the communities they serve and are on the leading edge of innovations in affordability and the quality of care, including patient care coordination, patient-centered medical homes, accountable health care delivery and use of information technology. (achp.org)
  • He is medical director of Healthsense, a Mendota Heights-based health technology company. (achp.org)


programs


  • Most plans used strategies from their existing repertoire to try to improve performance, rather than implementing new quality improvement programs. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • States currently using or planning to implement auto-assignment should ensure that programs are robustly evaluated to clearly demonstrate whether or not they improve quality. (commonwealthfund.org)


technology


  • The new AHIP report is a follow-up to previous publications that highlight innovative approaches to reforming the health care delivery system in the areas of chronic care, prevention and wellness, and health information technology. (bio-medicine.org)


year


  • Analysts at The Lewin Group estimate that if this plan were adopted, 44 million people would gain coverage, and the number of uninsured in the U.S.would drop from an estimated 48.3 million in 2008 to less than 4 million in the first year that the plan is implemented. (commonwealthfund.org)


Quality


  • AHIP hosted a press conference today to highlight the innovative payment models health plans have implemented to reward quality and spur improvement. (bio-medicine.org)


Community


  • Community consultation helps ACT Health Directorate make informed policy decisions about issues that affect the community. (act.gov.au)
  • Visit the Community Consultation section of this website to have your say in the formulation of new Health Directorate policy. (act.gov.au)


approaches


  • Health plans are pioneering the types of innovative approaches necessary to move to a 21st century, evidence-based health care system. (bio-medicine.org)
  • The report highlights some of the most innovative approaches that plans have taken to recognize and reward physicians and hospitals for achieving national benchmarks, demonstrating outstanding performance, and making measureable improvements over time. (bio-medicine.org)
  • If we really want to save lives, reduce criminalization, and end racial disparities, we need comprehensive, innovative, and forward-thinking approaches like the ones laid out in The Ithaca Plan . (drugpolicy.org)


national


  • A national entity known as a "connector" that would offer individuals and small businesses a choice of private plans or a Medicare Extra plan. (commonwealthfund.org)
  • An estimated 60 million people would get their health insurance through the new national connector-a majority of these would do so as a result of small businesses deciding to buy into the connector and its plan choices. (commonwealthfund.org)


expand health


  • He would, for example, dramatically expand health savings accounts (HSAs). (beforeitsnews.com)
  • The plan to expand health insurance coverage would cause minimal disruption for people satisfied with their current coverage, and any decisions to switch to the new coverage would be voluntary. (commonwealthfund.org)


professionals


  • APTA offers a sample plan that is specific to marketing to other health care professionals (page 4) that may be helpful to review. (apta.org)
  • The organizers have gathered the most experienced health and safety industry professionals to speak and collaborate on the most crucial safety issues affecting offshore wind right now. (ssa.org.uk)
  • There was no consensus from health-care professionals. (baltimoresun.com)


provide


  • Dates listed on some strategic documentation provide insight into the planning horizon considered when drafting the document, not the currency of the information contained within that document. (act.gov.au)
  • This Site Provide Complete Information About Health Care. (sizegeneticshowto.com)


offers


  • As communities face increasing problems with drug overdose, The Ithaca Plan offers a model for locally-based solutions grounded in evidence that could help prevent drug use and sales, reduce overdose deaths and drug-related illnesses, lessen incarceration, and decrease racial disparities. (drugpolicy.org)


public health


  • The report, The Ithaca Plan: A Public Health and Safety Approach to Drugs and Drug Policy , marks a radical departure from punitive responses to drugs rooted in law enforcement that characterize much of U.S. drug policy. (drugpolicy.org)
  • The Ithaca Plan instead focuses on public health, economic development, and harm reduction. (drugpolicy.org)


performance


  • The health plan received the highest score for overall performance, surpassing all other HMO plans offered. (achp.org)


issues


  • All adults, not just seniors or those with terminal illnesses, should participate in Advance Care Planning to express their wishes about life-sustaining treatment and related issues. (lifetimecare.org)
  • Bode has been working on health care issues in Washington-on both the political and the policy fronts-for over 25 years. (achp.org)


federal


  • Few people realize that there now are no federal laws protecting health records. (baltimoresun.com)


Safety


  • The Medicare Part D plan includes prescription drug coverage and is rated on measures such as customer service, member complaints, member experience with the drug plan and patient safety. (achp.org)
  • Part of the success of these plans internationally comes from their comprehensiveness and their ability to coordinate a response to drugs across multiple sectors, including prevention, treatment, harm reduction, and public safety - an approach replicated by The Ithaca Plan . (drugpolicy.org)
  • This is great news for everyone in the industry, but the health and safety of those involved must be secured. (ssa.org.uk)
  • Until the decommissioning of the wind farms, which could be 20 years or more, health and safety must be kept at the front of the operator's agenda. (ssa.org.uk)
  • To ensure that all aspects of health and safety are considered by those working in the offshore wind industry, whether safety culture, access or training, Wind Energy Update, has put together their second annual Offshore Wind Health and Safety Summit taking place on the 5-6th December in Copenhagen, Denmark. (ssa.org.uk)


hospital


  • A key Missouri senator is raising concerns about Governor Jay Nixon's plan to issue $198 million of bonds for new mental hospital facilities. (kbia.org)


Journal


  • Wolters Kluwer Health may email you for journal alerts and information, but is committed to maintaining your privacy and will not share your personal information without your express consent. (lww.com)


article


  • Previous article in issue: Forty years of USAID health cooperation in Bolivia. (wiley.com)


overall


  • After all, maintaining good oral health is necessary to maintaining overall wellness. (sizegeneticshowto.com)


website


  • Documents available on the ACT Health website reflect current policy settings of government. (act.gov.au)


individuals


  • He would expand association health plans and allow individuals to purchase health insurance through non-traditional groups, such as churches and civic associations. (beforeitsnews.com)
  • Requiring that everyone enroll in a health insurance plan-uninsured individuals who file taxes would be automatically enrolled. (commonwealthfund.org)


wellness


  • 300 dpi Dan Marsula illustration of related to worker wellness plans. (detroitnews.com)


What does the new medical health plan mean for me?


  • I am in my early 30's, working as a freelance consultant (meaning buying private health coverage). Can I and my wife choose the new Gov Medical health plan that are in the works -- and what will that mean for covering her and kids when we start a family?
  • Last I heard, there is no government health plan in the works. Lieberman managed to kill it. Meanwhile, there are still 2 different plans b/n House and Senate and we won't know what the outcome is until they are reconciled.


What would be an example of a group health plan?


  • Are Aflac and Blue Cross Blue Shields Group Health Plans? I'm asking for an assignment in my medical office class. I'm trying to figure out what to put in Block 1 of the CMS 1500 claim form.
  • Group health plan? Hmm well I know the difference between an insurance and a medical group not sure if that's the same. For example if a patient has Blue Cross and it is an HMO policy the medical group would be Arta Monarch or Family Choice << those are medical groups that fall under HMO's.


What should I look for in a good health plan for my wife and I?


  • We are late twenties, married two years and really need a decent family health plan. We have no kids yet. What specific benefits/costs should I be looking at? We can probably only afford $200-$300 a month, sadly.
  • If you can find a plan through your employer, it would be the cheapest. If you are buying on your own then you will have some additional things to look at: 1. are either of you planning any major surgeries or health events (pregnancy) 2. how often do you typically go to the doctor (1? 10?) 3. Do you need specialist care (ob? specialists?) 4. How much money do you have available in an emergency 5. Any routine medications (birth control? allergy? special condition?) Plans will have info such as co-pays (what you pay when you go in) and then also things like co-insurance. Pay attention to these as it will help you identify how much money you will be paying in addition to your health insurance. Some people pick plans that have higher upfront costs (copays, drugs, etc) with lower monthly costs because they rarely go to the doc and it is cheaper to pay those costs out of pocket. Others find insurance that is more per month but the day to day is cheaper. Read the fine print- will previous conditions be a problem? Is there a limit to how much the insurance will pay? Is there a drug plan. Good luck.


What kind of health plan do rich people use?


  • I'm a middle class student on my parent's employer provided health plan: Kaiser Permanente, a large HMO. I don't know much about the health care system. I'm just aware of university provided health care as another alternative. So I'm curious what kind of plan do rich people use?
  • Hello, I'm not sure how you define "rich," but high-end policies are either 80/20 plans (and the wealthy can afford the 20% they pay), low-deductible plans, or plans their corporations write themselves and are provided free to them. They have the freedom to go to any doctor they choose, anywhere in the country. However, that's still a lot running around. Personally, I've been with Kaiser for 20 years and if you're willing to be an advocate for your health care, Kaiser is the best HMO out there, and it's under one roof.


How can a person switch health plans when they are sick?


  • Please help! My uncle, who is in his fifties and has kidney problems (stones) and other issues, has doctors who suck because he is forced to stay with his crappy health plan. I won't name it, but his doctors are indifferent and haven't helped him and he can't afford to see another doctor. He also is discouraged and is too upset to haggle with insurance people, so he just allows himself to suffer. So, I want to help. What can he do to eventually switch plans (legally) when he has been with one for so long and is currently sick? Every insurance carrier will not take a new customer if that person is sick (pre-existing condition clause) so a sick person is effectiively screwed. He has nothing terminal and does not have diabetes. Please! If there are any insiders who wish to earn some good karma and relieve the pain of someone who has given up, now would be a great time!
  • Look for something in the "naturopathic" area. The health industry is changing. Stanardized medicine doctors' don't care, they get paid whether they are showing your uncle any progress or not...and they push PILLS instead of getting to the root problem. Your uncle's body is out of balance. My sister is graduating in May for her certification as a CERTIFIED NUTRITION THERAPIST. Start your uncle on a new path for his health. NO PROCESSED FOODS OF ANY KIND. Cut back on red meat too. Organic apple juice could help with the stones. Also get him off of ALL sugar and dairy products. The white bag of sugar off the grocery shelf is bleached. Splenda, also a chlorinated product. If you'd like an "education" about the food industry in this country go to a health food store and they can lead you in the right direction. INCLUDING a referral for a CNT or naturopathic doctor. Just don't let him give up he's young. "To relieve existing stones, a GINGER COMPRESS should be applied over the kidneys continuously, especially during a kidney stone attack or strong pain. Plenty of hot fluids may be taken especially hot BANCHA TWIG TEA, to help ease the obstruction and flush out the stone."pg 274 If your Uncle is serious about what he wants, relief from pain and kidney stone episodes...he will be willing to make the CHANGES that will literally save his life. I have been a diabetic since 1992. I managed it pretty well or so I have always thought. Well I went through some changes in 2003 and my doctor never in questioned me about what I was doing with my diet she just added insulin shots to my life and before I knew it I put on 85 lbs I didn't ASK for....when I found out that the insulin was the direct result I asked the nurse how do I get off of this. I made changes in my diet and weaned myself off the shots within about 4 months. I wasted no time doing this. I still had two diabetic pills I was taking and I did such a great job I got off Avandia as well (major side effect---wt gain.) My sister and I started seeing a CNT 11/06 and we are currently taking a protocol of BIOTICS and I've lost 20 lbs just since January 07. Let me explain it this way. When you see people that are obese and you think--wow that persons' a p-i-g or not caring about themselves. You can start looking at them in a new light. It's true some people do overeat...But also true is that the body is completely out balance. Their body is not handling the chemicals and processed food this country is making for us to comsume. They are full of toxins. And when the body can't get rid of them it stores the toxins in the fat of the body remaining trapped there. Let's look at a simple product like: oreo cookies...yeah there yummy....But are you aware that the company that makes them, makes them to be ADDICTIVE.. ? It's true. When my sister completes her training I'm going to read everyone of her text books. Please, Please get your uncle the help he needs through a CNT. Best Wishes for you both in good health. P.S. I quoted a source but have discovered a CNT the best way to go. I got the book to look at recipes etc..


How can a person switch health plans when they are sick?


  • Please help! My uncle, who is in his fifties and has kidney problems (stones) and other issues, has doctors who really suck because he is forced to stay with his sub par health plan. I won't name it, but the doctors he is required to see are indifferent and haven't helped him and he can't afford to see anyone else. He also is discouraged and is too upset to haggle with insurance people, so he just allows himself to suffer. So, I want to help! What can he do to eventually switch plans (legally) when he has been with one for so long and is currently sick? Every insurance carrier will not take a new customer if that person is sick (pre-existing condition clause) so therefore a sick person is effectiively screwed. He has nothing terminal and does not have diabetes. Please! If there are any insiders who wish to earn some good karma and relieve the pain of someone who has given up, now would be a great time!
  • Is he on state medicaid? or does he have insurance thru a private insurance company? That can make a big difference. If his health is nothing terminal can he just not mention it when trying to switch? Is his sickness something he has to share with new insurance? Because kidney stones shouldn't prevent him from switching. I know most insurance co. Even state only has open enrollement 1 time a year. If he has to stay with the ones he's with I would start filing complaints for him about the indifferences. Not only to the insurance co but to the health program that dr works for (hospital, clinic, etc). If he's not willing to say enough is enough then there may not be much that can be done. If the problem continues I would seriously think about contacting an attorney. good luck


How can a person switch health plans with a pre-existing condition?


  • Please help! My uncle, who is in his fifties and has kidney problems (stones) and other issues, has doctors who really suck because he is forced to stay with his sub par health plan. I won't name it, but the doctors he is required to see are indifferent and haven't helped him and he can't afford to see anyone else. He also is discouraged and is too upset to haggle with insurance people, so he just allows himself to suffer. So, I want to help! What can he do to eventually switch plans (legally) when he has been with one for so long and is currently sick? Every insurance carrier will not take a new customer if that person is sick (pre-existing condition clause) so therefore a sick person is effectiively screwed. He has nothing terminal and does not have diabetes. Please! If there are any insiders who wish to earn some good karma and relieve the pain of someone who has given up, now would be a great time!
  • (Assuming the US) If he has insurance through an employer, he can change plans during "open season." Employer-sponsored plans typically require that the insurer not turn down employees due to pre-existing conditions. If he's purchased insurance on his own or has it provided in such a way that the "no reject" provisions don't apply, then he might have a problem. There's little that can done, unless he's "poor" and therefore falls into a special pool (the government covers part of the risk).


How do dental and health plans work?


  • I just got a permanent job in Canada working for the government, so for the first time in my life I have a health and dental plan. I got a card for the health plan and 2 big stickers for the dental. If I have to pay for prescriptions or something like that at the doctor's office, would I simply pay using my new card from now on, so I don't have to pay out of my pocket? How do the stickers for the dental plan work? Am I covered for eye check ups and glasses too?
  • i would suggest you to check the website of the insurance career or call the number at the back of the card, every plan is different, good luck