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.Health Planning Councils: Organized groups serving in advisory capacities related to health planning activities.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 Promotion: Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.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.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 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.Health Planning: Planning for needed health and/or welfare services and facilities.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)Quality of Health Care: The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.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.World Health: The concept pertaining to the health status of inhabitants of the world.Health Services: Services for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the maintenance of health.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)Insurance, Health: Insurance providing coverage of medical, surgical, or hospital care in general or for which there is no specific heading.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.Oral Health: The optimal state of the mouth and normal functioning of the organs of the mouth without evidence of disease.Public Health Administration: Management of public health organizations or agencies.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 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).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.Environmental Health: The science of controlling or modifying those conditions, influences, or forces surrounding man which relate to promoting, establishing, and maintaining health.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 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.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.Public Health Practice: The activities and endeavors of the public health services in a community on any level.Health Care Rationing: Planning for the equitable allocation, apportionment, or distribution of available health resources.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)Rural Health: The status of health in rural populations.Women's Health: The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of women.Attitude of Health Personnel: Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.Health Care Sector: Economic sector concerned with the provision, distribution, and consumption of health care services and related products.Urban Health: The status of health in urban populations.Community Health Services: Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.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.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.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).Child Health Services: Organized services to provide health care for children.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.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.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.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.Great BritainRegional Health Planning: Planning for health resources at a regional or multi-state level.National Academy of Sciences (U.S.): A United States organization of distinguished scientists and engineers established for the purpose of investigating and reporting upon any subject of art or science as requested by any department of government. The National Research Council organized by NAS serves as the principal operating agency to stimulate and support research.Health Resources: Available manpower, facilities, revenue, equipment, and supplies to produce requisite health care and services.Community Health Centers: Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to people living in a community or neighborhood.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 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.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.Accreditation: Certification as complying with a standard set by non-governmental organizations, applied for by institutions, programs, and facilities on a voluntary basis.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.Politics: Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.Occupational Health Services: Health services for employees, usually provided by the employer at the place of work.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.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.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.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.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.Catchment Area (Health): A geographic area defined and served by a health program or institution.Quality Indicators, Health Care: Norms, criteria, standards, and other direct qualitative and quantitative measures used in determining the quality of health care.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.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.Government Agencies: Administrative units of government responsible for policy making and management of governmental activities.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.International Cooperation: The interaction of persons or groups of persons representing various nations in the pursuit of a common goal or interest.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.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.American Heart Association: A voluntary organization concerned with the prevention and treatment of heart and vascular diseases.Health Plan Implementation: Those actions designed to carry out recommendations pertaining to health plans or programs.History, 20th Century: Time period from 1901 through 2000 of the common era.Program Development: The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).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.Public Policy: A course or method of action selected, usually by a government, from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions.Women's Health Services: Organized services to provide health care to women. It excludes maternal care services for which MATERNAL HEALTH SERVICES is available.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.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.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 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.Financing, Government: Federal, state, or local government organized methods of financial assistance.Consumer Participation: Community or individual involvement in the decision-making process.Societies: Organizations composed of members with common interests and whose professions may be similar.Policy Making: The decision process by which individuals, groups or institutions establish policies pertaining to plans, programs or procedures.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.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.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)Advisory Committees: Groups set up to advise governmental bodies, societies, or other institutions on policy. (Bioethics Thesaurus)Urban Health Services: Health services, public or private, in urban areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.Health Planning Support: Financial resources provided for activities related to health planning and development.EnglandPoverty: 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.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.Schools, Public Health: Educational institutions for individuals specializing in the field of public health.Infant, Newborn: An infant during the first month after birth.Societies, Medical: Societies whose membership is limited to physicians.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.Community Mental Health Services: Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive mental health services provided for individuals in the community.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)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)Australia: The smallest continent and an independent country, comprising six states and two territories. Its capital is Canberra.School Health Services: Preventive health services provided for students. It excludes college or university students.Needs Assessment: Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.Rural Population: The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.Educational Status: Educational attainment or level of education of individuals.Healthcare Disparities: Differences in access to or availability of medical facilities and services.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.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)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.Comprehensive Health Care: Providing for the full range of personal health services for diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and rehabilitation of patients.Government Regulation: Exercise of governmental authority to control conduct.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.Residence Characteristics: Elements of residence that characterize a population. They are applicable in determining need for and utilization of health services.Guidelines as Topic: A systematic statement of policy rules or principles. Guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by convening expert panels. The text may be cursive or in outline form but is generally a comprehensive guide to problems and approaches in any field of activity. For guidelines in the field of health care and clinical medicine, PRACTICE GUIDELINES AS TOPIC is available.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.Longitudinal Studies: Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.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 Fairs: Community health education events focused on prevention of disease and promotion of health through audiovisual exhibits.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)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)Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.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.Interinstitutional Relations: The interactions between representatives of institutions, agencies, or organizations.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.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.Local Government: Smallest political subdivisions within a country at which general governmental functions are carried-out.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.Academies and Institutes: Organizations representing specialized fields which are accepted as authoritative; may be non-governmental, university or an independent research organization, e.g., National Academy of Sciences, Brookings Institution, etc.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)Decision Making, Organizational: The process by which decisions are made in an institution or other organization.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.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.Organizational Case Studies: Descriptions and evaluations of specific health care organizations.Public Sector: The area of a nation's economy that is tax-supported and under government control.Urban Population: The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.Smoking: Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.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.Education, Medical, Graduate: Educational programs for medical graduates entering a specialty. They include formal specialty training as well as academic work in the clinical and basic medical sciences, and may lead to board certification or an advanced medical degree.Family Practice: A medical specialty concerned with the provision of continuing, comprehensive primary health care for the entire family.State Government: The level of governmental organization and function below that of the national or country-wide government.Organizations, Nonprofit: Organizations which are not operated for a profit and may be supported by endowments or private contributions.Legislation as Topic: The enactment of laws and ordinances and their regulation by official organs of a nation, state, or other legislative organization. It refers also to health-related laws and regulations in general or for which there is no specific heading.Organizational Policy: A course or method of action selected, usually by an organization, institution, university, society, etc., from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions and positions on matters of public interest or social concern. It does not include internal policy relating to organization and administration within the corporate body, for which ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION is available.Employment: The state of being engaged in an activity or service for wages or salary.Social Control, Formal: Control which is exerted by the more stable organizations of society, such as established institutions and the law. They are ordinarily embodied in definite codes, usually written.IndiaHealth 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)Curriculum: A course of study offered by an educational institution.Occupational Health Nursing: The practice of nursing in the work environment.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.BrazilInternship and Residency: Programs of training in medicine and medical specialties offered by hospitals for graduates of medicine to meet the requirements established by accrediting authorities.EuropeInternationality: The quality or state of relating to or affecting two or more nations. (After Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary, 10th ed)Biomedical Research: Research that involves the application of the natural sciences, especially biology and physiology, to medicine.Human Rights: The rights of the individual to cultural, social, economic, and educational opportunities as provided by society, e.g., right to work, right to education, and right to social security.Community-Institutional Relations: The interactions between members of a community and representatives of the institutions within that community.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.Evidence-Based Medicine: An approach of practicing medicine with the goal to improve and evaluate patient care. It requires the judicious integration of best research evidence with the patient's values to make decisions about medical care. This method is to help physicians make proper diagnosis, devise best testing plan, choose best treatment and methods of disease prevention, as well as develop guidelines for large groups of patients with the same disease. (from JAMA 296 (9), 2006)Education, Public Health Professional: Education and training in PUBLIC HEALTH for the practice of the profession.Voluntary Health Agencies: Non-profit organizations concerned with various aspects of health, e.g., education, promotion, treatment, services, etc.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)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.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.Research Support as Topic: Financial support of research activities.Ethnic Groups: A group of people with a common cultural heritage that sets them apart from others in a variety of social relationships.Stress, Psychological: Stress wherein emotional factors predominate.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.Mass Screening: Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.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/).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)Consumer Satisfaction: Customer satisfaction or dissatisfaction with a benefit or service received.Maternal-Child Health Centers: Facilities which administer the delivery of health care services to mothers and children.Health Impact Assessment: Combination of procedures, methods, and tools by which a policy, program, or project may be judged as to its potential effects on the health of a population, and the distribution of those effects within the population.Ethics, Medical: The principles of professional conduct concerning the rights and duties of the physician, relations with patients and fellow practitioners, as well as actions of the physician in patient care and interpersonal relations with patient families.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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*  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. More than 90% of us are ...
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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 Status exhibits. Share of individuals Reporting Fair or Poor 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 enjoyed. good health. Sara had to leave her job due to. ill health. He is 75 and. in poor health. A low-fat diet is. better for. your. health. The type of v...
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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 health problems in the person who ex...
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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., doing 10 miles/day on elliptical...
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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 awareness developed on health risks and for-profit vendors monetized the...
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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 older people who don't seek medical t...
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*  ministry of health - Frequency
... Sign In Sign Up. 5mo ago. Add. Kristen Ella on the value of Indigenous employees at NSW Health. ministry of health 5mo ago. Jack Fletcher on working at NSW Health. ministry of health 5mo ago. 4.NSW Perspective - Dr Mary Foley, Secretary, NSW Health. ministry of health 8mo ago. 7.On the Couch - Opportunities for NSW Health. ministry of health 8mo ago. LEIRE PAJÍN ACCEDE AL MINISTERIO DE SANIDAD. ministry of health 1y ago. Ministry of Health hosts mental health workshop. ministry of health 1y ago. Chikungunya cases rises to 12 in St Lucia 15th May 2014. ministry of health 1y ago. Bugiri Hospital. ministry of health 1y ago. Iran unveils domestically built UV-Index Monitoring System. ministry of health 1y ago. ministry of health 1y ago. ministry of health 1y ago. ministry of health 1y ago. ministry of health 1y ago. ministry of health 1y ago. ministry of health 1y ago. OUR PRIME MINISTER HAS SHOWN SHEIKH NAZIM AL-QUBRUSI AL-HAQQANI GREAT RESPECT Our Prime Minister Tayyip Erdoğan, our fine Prime Minister, as...
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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 German data to test a concep...
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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 health and mortality are greatest at middle age and beyond, Ja...
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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 health and mortality are greatest at middle age and beyond, Ja...
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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 health and mortality are greatest at middle age and beyond, Ja...
https://thesituationist.wordpress.com/2010/05/21/inequality-and-the-unequal-situation-of-mental-and-physical-health/?like=1&source=post_flair&_wpnonce=eb8d9d939c
*  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 choices being “very good” 1, “good” 2, “moderate” 3, “bad” 4 or “very bad” 5 ” as used by the Wor...
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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 description of the SF-36 questionnaire and th...
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*  Online Library | Articles | Exercise Daily for Excellent Health | DrFuhrman.com
Online Library. Articles. Exercise Daily for Excellent Health. DrFuhrman.com. Shopping Cart. Contact. Help 1-800-474-WELL 9355 1-908-237-2195. Home About Lose Weight Reverse Disease Success Stories Events Ask the Doctor Library Shop Member Center Children Vitamin Advisor. Exercise Daily for Excellent Health. Exercise is much more than just burning calories. The calories burned during exercise, unless you re a professional athlete, make up a very small portion of our total calories burned for the day; what we eat has a much greater influence on our body weight. So why should we bother to exercise. Because burning a few calories is just one of the many benefits of exercise: The heart: Regular physical activity reduces the risk of coronary heart disease and diabetes by 30-50%. 1 When you exercise, your heart muscle is getting a workout too. Over time, the heart becomes more efficient, allowing the resting heart rate to decrease beneficial, since a high resting heart rate is a risk factor for cardiac mortality. 2...
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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 posted in health information, public health and tagged h...
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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 year of cuts hit hard. If the second year of ...
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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 Nana Akufo Addo has prostrate cancer a...
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*  Health features - HPV - C-Health
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*  10 Steps in Community Health Assessment Development Process
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(1/38) Is there primary health care in the UK?

In the period since the Alma-Ata Declaration, there has been much activity in many countries in drawing up strategies for primary health care (PHC). This paper argues that the UK, though a signatory to the Declaration, has failed to provide an adequate framework for such a strategy, and that, in spite of the strong record of the National Health Service (NHS) as a system of social medicine, much remains to be done in order to achieve the principles of PHC. The paper analyses the record of the NHS in these areas, as set against the principles of PHC. It argues that such a review is important, not only for the NHS itself, but for some overseas students of the NHS who, through the strong links between the NHS and their own health services and the strong tradition of the NHS as a (nearly) free health system, might consider it a suitable blueprint for their own health services. THough there are a number of elements of the NHS, such as its resource allocation mechanism, that are relevant to PHC, it is argued that, as a whole, its structure may not be a suitable model.  (+info)

(2/38) Choices without reasons: citizens' juries and policy evaluation.

Citizens' juries are commended as a new technique for democratising health service reviews. Their usefulness is said to derive from a reliance on citizens' rational deliberation rather than on the immediate preferences of the consumer. The author questions the assertion of critical detachment and asks whether juries do in fact employ reason as a means of resolving fundamental disagreements about service provision. He shows that juries promote not so much a critically detached point of view as a particular evaluative framework suited to the bureaucratic idiom of social welfare maximisation. Reports of jury practice reveal a tendency among juries to suppress by non-rational means the everyday moral language of health care evaluation and substitute for it a system of thought in which it can be deemed permissible to deny treatment to sick people. The author concludes that juries are chiefly concerned with non-rational persuasion and because of this they are morally and democratically irrelevant. Juries are no substitute for voting when it comes to protecting the public from zealous minorities.  (+info)

(3/38) Democratic prioritization of maternity care: a rational basis for planning a clinical effectiveness programme.

BACKGROUND: The aim of the study was to evaluate the use of a democratic process for prioritizing the ASQUAM (Achieving Sustainable Quality in Maternity) clinical effectiveness programme. METHODS: Twenty-two improvements in the standards of maternity care were chosen as top-topic priorities at the 1996 and 1997 ASQUAM meetings. We wished to assess the relative priorities of local and national delegates, by comparing their voting patterns at the two meetings. The setting was North Staffordshire ASQUAM prioritization days, and the subjects were all the delegates at the 1996 and 1997 ASQUAM meetings. Main outcome measures were comparison of numbers of votes cast by local and national delegates for each of the 20 topics presented at the two ASQUAM meetings, and proportions of the 11 top-topics decided at each meeting that were chosen by local and national delegates. RESULTS: In 1996, significantly more local than national delegates voted for two topics related to maternal mortality or morbidity (incontinence and hypertensive diseases of pregnancy), but there were no statistically significant differences between the proportions of votes cast for any of the other 18 topics presented on the day. Indeed, local delegates had prioritized 11/11 of the final top-topics, and only one was omitted by the national delegates (10/11). In 1997, significantly more national than local delegates voted for three topics relating to professional stress levels, user involvement in working groups and antibiotic prophylaxis, but there were no statistically significant differences between the proportions of votes cast for any of the other 17 topics presented on the day. Again, local delegates had prioritized 11/11 of the final topics, with only one being omitted by the national delegates (10/11). CONCLUSION: There appeared to be a remarkable concordance between local and national delegates at both meetings, suggesting an underlying rationality to decision making. We believe this to be a reflection of the process of careful evaluation of outcome and intervention supported by the protection of a secret ballot, allowing free expression of individual's values.  (+info)

(4/38) Involvement of consumers in the development of evidence based clinical guidelines: practical experiences from the North of England evidence based guideline development programme.

BACKGROUND: Consumer involvement in clinical guidelines has long been advocated although there are few empirical accounts of attempts to do so. It is therefore not surprising that there is a lack of clarity about how and when to involve consumers and what to expect from them within the process of guideline development. METHODS: The North of England evidence based guideline development programme has used four different methods of consumer involvement. RESULTS: When individual patients were included in a guideline development group they contributed infrequently and had problems with the use of technical language. Although they contributed most in discussions of patient education, their contributions were not subsequently acted on. In a "one off" meeting with a group of patients there were again reported problems with medical terminology and the group were most interested in sections on patient education and self management. However, their understanding of the use of scientific evidence in order to contribute to a more cost effective health care remained unclear. In a workshop it was possible to explain the technical elements of guideline development to patients who could then engage with such a process and make relevant suggestions as a consequence. However, this was relatively resource intensive. A patient advocate within a guideline development group felt confidence to speak, was used to having discussions with health professionals, and was familiar with the medical terminology. CONCLUSIONS: Consumers should be involved in all stages of guideline development. While this is possible, it is not straightforward. There is no one right way to accomplish this and there is a clear need for further work on how best to achieve it.  (+info)

(5/38) A seat at the table: membership in federal advisory committees evaluating public policy in genetics.

OBJECTIVES: This study examined who participates in federal government advisory committees regarding public policy in human and medical genetics, what parties they represent, and to what extent the general public is meaningfully represented. METHODS: Analysis focused on 7 federal government documents published from January 1990 to February 1995. Advisors were categorized into 4 groups based on the professional affiliations that were listed in the publications. After a search of several references and data-bases, the study examined whether these individuals also had other affiliations not listed in the government publications. RESULTS: Individuals whose principal affiliations were with academia (n = 32; 44%) or industry (n = 19; 26%) represented nearly three fourths of the sample, followed by government employees (n = 13; 18%) and consumer advocates (n = 8; 11%). At least 16% of the advisors serving on the federal committees, mostly members of academia, had a dual affiliation. CONCLUSIONS: These data indicate that the public has modest representation on key federal advisory committees making policy recommendations regarding human genetics technology and clinical practice and that there is ample room for additional public participation.  (+info)

(6/38) Partnering with communities to improve health: the New York City Turning Point experience.

Concurrent with the New York City Department of Health's reorganization efforts, the Robert Wood Johnson and W.K. Kellogg Foundations launched Turning Point, a national initiative designed to strengthen the nation's public health system. The Turning Point initiative has emphasized broad-based partnership building and planning as key prerequisites for improving public health practice. In response to the foundations' request for proposals, the department formed a New York City Public Health Partnership, which in turn applied for and was granted a Turning Point planning grant. This funding allowed New York City Turning Point to initiate a public health planning process, part of which involved convening forums in each of the five boroughs. With over 1,100 community participants, these forums provided both a starting point for establishing public health priorities and an interactive setting for sharing health and demographic data. Included among the issues that emerged as priorities were: access to care, environmental health, mental health, housing, asthma, education, and dietary issues. Building on the forum outcomes, the New York City Public Health Partnership developed a public health system improvement plan. The goals delineated in this plan are: (1) to create and support public health partnerships at the community, borough, and citywide levels; (2) to identify community health concerns and develop strategies responsive to these concerns; and (3) to develop policies to support and sustain a community health approach to improve health status. This article also discusses possible roles for local health departments in promoting a community health approach to address public health concerns.  (+info)

(7/38) Community participation in local health boards in a decentralized setting: cases from the Philippines.

Decentralization has been associated traditionally with participation and empowerment in local decision-making. This study of four cases analyzed the role of local health boards in enhancing community participation and empowerment under a decentralized system in the Philippines. Local government units (LGUs) with functioning local health boards were compared with LGUs whose health boards were not meeting regularly as mandated by law. The study found that there were more consultations with the community, fund-raising activities, health initiatives and higher per capita health expenditure in LGUs with functioning local health boards. Only the mayors and municipal health officers felt empowered by devolution. In general, awareness of devolution and their potential roles in health decision-making was low among members of the community. These findings can be attributed to the socio-cultural and historical traditions of centralized governance with little popular participation, overall attitudes of the community and board members, perceptions of health as primarily a medical matter, economic circumstances of LGUs, and insufficient preparation for devolution. Recommendations are suggested in response to these findings.  (+info)

(8/38) Boards of Health as venues for clean indoor air policy making.

OBJECTIVES: This study sought to determine the tobacco industry's strategies for opposing health board actions and to identify elements necessary for public health to prevail. METHODS: Newspaper articles, personal interviews, and tobacco industry documents released through litigation were reviewed. RESULTS: Twenty-five instances in which the tobacco industry opposed health board regulations were identified. It was shown that the tobacco industry uses 3 strategies against health boards: "accommodation" (tobacco industry public relations campaigns to accommodate smokers in public places), legislative intervention, and litigation. These strategies are often executed with the help of tobacco industry front groups or allies in the hospitality industry. CONCLUSIONS: Although many tobacco control advocates believe that passing health board regulations is easier than the legislative route, this is generally not the case. The industry will often attempt to involve the legislature in fighting the regulations, forcing advocates to fight a battle on 2 fronts. It is important for health boards to verify their authority over smoking restrictions and refrain from considering non-health factors (including industry claims of adverse economic impacts) so as to withstand court challenges.  (+info)


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.
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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 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?
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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 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?
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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 do Americans without a health plan survive?


I mean, not all jobs give you a health plan. What happens when you get a minor infection? What happens when you get pregnant and need check-ups and then deliver your baby? What happens if you need a major surgery? Do you get in debt for the rest of your lives.
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They just have to pray that they're one of those healthy people who don't even see a doctor for years at a time.


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!
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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!
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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


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.
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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.


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!
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(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).