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  • America's Healt
  • The event was part of a four-day conference put on every year by America's Health Insurance Plans, the powerful health insurance mega-lobby better known as AHIP. (truth-out.org)
  • Health policy experts such as David Cutler and Jonathan Gruber, as well as the American medical insurance lobby group America's Health Insurance Plans, argued this provision was required in order to provide "guaranteed issue" and a "community rating," which address unpopular features of America's health insurance system such as premium weightings, exclusions for pre-existing conditions, and the pre-screening of insurance applicants. (chiefofleast.com)
  • gaps
  • This is one step closer to implementing systemic changes needed to close mental health and suicide gaps," said Commission CEO David Butt. (mentalhealthcommission.gov.au)
  • Completed a baseline assessment in collaboration with the MoH to review the current health care system and determine gaps in clinical and management systems/ procedures, identify community partnerships and how they can be strengthened, and understand key health service issues. (urc-chs.com)
  • Public's Health
  • In response, HealthPartners has developed summary measures that align with the recommendations of the For the Public's Health series of reports from the Institute of Medicine. (cdc.gov)
  • For the Public's Health: Investing in a Healthier Future, For the Public's Health: Revitalizing Law and Policy to Meet New Challenges, and For the Public's Health: The Role of Measurement in Action and Accountability . (cdc.gov)
  • If individual health plans were to collect and report a uniform set of summary measures of health and well-being, they would make a significant contribution to implementing the recommendations made in the 2011 report For the Public's Health: The Role of Measurement in Action and Accountability . (cdc.gov)
  • Congratulations and thank you to the members of the Task Force and the Committees for their hard work and commitment to improve the public's health in North Carolina. (ncdcr.gov)
  • 2018-2022
  • Rather than being mere words on paper, the draft HHS strategic plan for 2018-2022 indicates the pro-life direction that President Donald Trump's administration intends to take federal public-health policy and related procedures, pro-life experts told the Register. (ncregister.com)
  • World Health Organ
  • signed on 22 July 1946 by the representatives of 61 States (Official Records of the World Health Organization, no. 2, p. 100) and entered into force on 7 April 1948. (chiefofleast.com)
  • Bulletin of the World Health Organization. (chiefofleast.com)
  • and international organizations such as USAID, the World Health Organization, the United Nations Population Fund, and UNICEF-has held four meetings to date. (urc-chs.com)
  • Services
  • It was generally recognised that the national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Health Plan launched by former Indigenous health minister Warren Snowdon needed an implementation plan to turn the concepts in that document to services which would actually alter what happens on the ground, and deliver the services which are needed to Close the Gap. (theage.com.au)
  • The NATSIHIP recognises the central importance of culture and racism in shaping Indigenous health and, for the first time, starts to come to grips with the obvious question of what services are need to Close the Gap, what workforce is required and how would they be paid for. (theage.com.au)
  • Most importantly, it focuses on the need to identify the areas with relatively poor health and not enough services, to make capacity building of services in those areas a priority. (theage.com.au)
  • Some health gains are possible through improvements to services for people already receiving some kind of service, but much more gain is possible through provision of services to those who aren't receiving them or aren't receiving adequate services. (theage.com.au)
  • The key question of identifying a set of services required to Close the Gap remains to be tackled, although fortunately there is some excellent work on this topic in the NT that can be used as a starting point. (theage.com.au)
  • Much greater value will be achieved from funds for Indigenous health services if all those involved are actually trained in how best to provide those services. (theage.com.au)
  • A dedicated share of the eHealth budget is required to ensure funds to monitor and support continuity of care and quality improvement across both mainstream and Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHS). (theage.com.au)
  • In Contributing Lives, Thriving Communities - its national review of mental health programmes and services - The Commission called for building further capacity in social and emotional wellbeing teams within Aboriginal community controlled health services. (mentalhealthcommission.gov.au)
  • A total investment over four years of $3.3 billion by the Indigenous Australians' Health Programme will support the continued delivery of services, particularly through Aboriginal community controlled health services. (mentalhealthcommission.gov.au)
  • The sustainability of health measure comprises member reporting of 6 behaviors associated with health plus a clinical preventive services index that indicates adherence to evidence-based preventive care guidelines. (cdc.gov)
  • In 2008 Berwick, Nolan, and Whittington described pursuit of the Triple Aim as a strategy to improve the US health care system (1), and in 2011 the US Department of Health and Human Services adopted the National Quality Strategy as a driver for better, more affordable care for individuals and the community (2). (cdc.gov)
  • HealthPartners provides a full range of health services including insurance, care delivery, and health and well-being programs. (cdc.gov)
  • health worker training of recommended practices so services are consistent with global standards of care. (who.int)
  • Total health spending declines when a plan builds in ways to reduce administrative costs or efficiencies from greater purchasing power and thereby offsets new use of services by the uninsured. (eurekalert.org)
  • Health and Human Services notes that the benefits of ICD-10-CM and PCS will start to appear the year after the code set has been implemented. (mckesson.com)
  • WASHINGTON - A draft of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' strategic plan for the next four years indicates that the federal agency is looking to bolster health care services for Americans at every stage of life, beginning at the moment of conception. (ncregister.com)
  • Every four years, HHS updates its strategic plan, which describes the federal agency's work to address complex, multifaceted and evolving health and human services issues. (ncregister.com)
  • The 2010 Affordable Care Act - popularly known as "Obamacare" - authorized the HHS secretary to draft certain policies related to public-health services. (ncregister.com)
  • Under the Obama administration, HHS consulted with the Institute of Medicine, the health arm of the National Academy of Sciences, before releasing guidelines in 2011 that required all new health insurance plans to cover women's preventive services, which included breast-feeding support, domestic violence screening and contraception without charging copays or a deductible. (ncregister.com)
  • But Mr Dalton, previous chief executive of the Mental Health Network, said the new dashboard data posed questions about regional variation in services, quality and finances which needed to be addressed. (hsj.co.uk)
  • A spokesman for Warwickshire North CCG added: "The total spend on mental health conditions in 2015-16 was £33.78m which includes specialist mental health providers, prescribing and community services. (hsj.co.uk)
  • Your recommendations provide strategic guidance for our continuing eforts to improve the health of North Carolinians everywhere, through increased capacity in core public health infrastructure and essential public health services as well as a focus on eliminating health disparities. (ncdcr.gov)
  • Also included are opportunities to provide revenues to support these critical services and the critical capacities of state and local public health departments. (ncdcr.gov)
  • The addition of the Interactive Health wellness program to Children's Hospital's Employee Health and Wellness Clinic services has encouraged and supported important wellness changes among employees and spouses. (healthforum.com)
  • The new project builds on and is part of the SHOPS five-year global initiative to increase the availability, improve the quality of and expand coverage for essential health services in family planning and reproductive health, maternal and child health, and HIV/AIDS, through the private sector. (abtassociates.com)
  • It was also a question asking participants about their view with regard to the implementation of eHealth services. (scribd.com)
  • The introduction of eHealth services in developing countries requires multidisciplinary collaboration, with active participation of telecommunication operators and health care professionals. (scribd.com)
  • URC is supporting the Ministry of Health (MoH) to strengthen the delivery of quality primary health care (PHC) services throughout Iraq. (urc-chs.com)
  • Does income inequality have a differential effect on types of health services? (ucla.edu)
  • U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation and Office of Minority Health. (hhs.gov)
  • The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Action Plan to Reduce Racial and Eth-nic Health Disparities (HHS Disparities Action Plan) is the most comprehensive federal com-mitment to date for reducing, and eventually eliminating disparities in health and health care. (hhs.gov)
  • Through the HHS Disparities Action Plan, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provides a coordinated framework for departmental agencies and offices to streamline and institutionalize programmatic and policy efforts, as well as promote integrated approaches and evidence-based programs, so that all Americans have the chance to live the healthiest lives possible. (hhs.gov)
  • In FY 2013, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) incorporated health disparity impact statements into all new Requests for Applications for grant programs. (hhs.gov)
  • care
  • The health and care sector is a broad and important sector of society in which new knowledge, new technologies and demographic development lead to rapid and comprehensive changes. (regjeringen.no)
  • Health plans and accountable care organizations measure many indicators of patient health, with standard metrics that track factors such as patient experience and cost. (cdc.gov)
  • The measure of current health is disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) calculated from health care claims and death records. (cdc.gov)
  • In pursuit of efforts to measure progress toward mission achievement, HealthPartners has aligned its efforts with the challenge of the 2011 IOM report on measurement and developed summary measures of health and well-being that can be implemented by any health plan or accountable care organization much in the way that any plan can measure cost of care using HealthPartners' total cost of care metric (5). (cdc.gov)
  • Founded in 1957, HealthPartners is the largest consumer-governed, nonprofit health care organization in the nation. (cdc.gov)
  • Effective Implementation of Collaborative Care for Depression: What Is Needed? (ajmc.com)
  • To identify the care model factors that were key for successful implementation of collaborative depression care in a statewide Minnesota primary care initiative. (ajmc.com)
  • Nine factors were identified as important for successful implementation of collaborative care by the consultants who had trained and interviewed participating clinic teams, and rated according to a Likert Scale. (ajmc.com)
  • Care model factors most important for successful program implementation differ for patient activation into the program versus remission at 6 months. (ajmc.com)
  • Knowing which implementation factors are most important for successful activation will be useful for those interested in adopting this evidence-based approach to improving primary care for patients with depression. (ajmc.com)
  • Launched at the International Conference on Family Planning in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, "Programming strategies for postpartum family planning" provides interventions at all levels of health care to expand access to scientifically-sound family planning methods for new mothers. (who.int)
  • Antenatal care givers, birth attendants, child health providers and vaccinators should all take the time to ask a woman whether she is interested in family planning to protect herself from having another pregnancy too soon. (who.int)
  • Implementation decisions within health plans that are shaping the delivery of care. (truth-out.org)
  • The new report provides coverage and cost estimates for 2010 prepared by the Lewin Group, assuming full implementation of health care plans by then. (eurekalert.org)
  • Many of these proposals offer ways to significantly expand health care coverage and also improve the quality of benefits and the efficiency with which they are provided," said Sara R. Collins, Assistant Vice President for the Program on the Future of Health Insurance at The Commonwealth Fund and lead author of the report. (eurekalert.org)
  • At $188.5 billion in federal dollars in 2010, his plan has the highest federal budget price tag, but it would reduce national health care spending by $58.1 billion in 2010--by covering more people through Medicare, a program with significantly lower administrative costs than private insurance, according to researchers. (eurekalert.org)
  • The Building Blocks proposal--a framework for universal coverage developed by Cathy Schoen and colleagues at The Commonwealth Fund which mirrors most elements of President-elect Obama and Senator Baucus' plans--would add an estimated $17.8 billion in health care expenditures in 2010, about 1 percent of current health care costs, which totaled $2.2 trillion in 2007, according to the latest figures available from CMS. (eurekalert.org)
  • Bernie Sanders admits that the Affordable Care Act has improved things to some degree, but not nearly enough, and is pushing hard for his single payer healthcare plan as the panacea to resolve our healthcare woes. (healthinsurance.org)
  • In other words, healthcare providers will have nearly eight times as many codes to choose from to enter into a patient's medical record to describe why the patient sought care and how that patient was treated. (mckesson.com)
  • Despite attempts to contain costs, overall health care expenditures rose to 10.7% of GDP in 2005, comparable to other western European nations, but substantially less than that spent in the U.S. (nearly 16% of GDP). (chiefofleast.com)
  • These factors and many others fueled interest in an overhaul of the health care system in the United States. (chiefofleast.com)
  • Wasting no time, Interactive Health and Children's Hospital quickly implemented a results-oriented program with a full health profile (including cholesterol/LDL/triglycerides and blood glucose) and Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone (TSH) test offered to all full-time and part-time employees and spouses on the health care plan. (healthforum.com)
  • The hospital also offered an incentive, nearing a 20% discount in health care premium, tied to employee and spouse participation. (healthforum.com)
  • Obamacare (also called the Affordable Care Act) aims to expand coverage by growing Medicaid (to an estimated 16 million or so, if all states pursue the expansion as envisioned) and by providing subsidies for people to purchase insurance through state-based health insurance exchanges. (hhnmag.com)
  • See a list of our capabilities below or visit the Optum website for more information about our comprehensive approach to health care operations. (advisory.com)
  • Interest in telehealth is exploding among health care providers due to increasing demand for convenience and the urgency to grow or protect market share. (advisory.com)
  • International Telecommunication Union was and is still active in eHealth field assisting developing countries to understand better the benefit of ICT for health care delivery. (scribd.com)
  • Health care is so full of acronyms and jargon that it can be easy to get tripped up. (advisory.com)
  • The project focuses on developing management systems and processes for delivering clinical care, improving the quality of primary care, and building effective community partnerships to ensure that local communities are closely involved in health service planning and implementation. (urc-chs.com)
  • Through close collaboration with partners at the provincial and local level, the project is working to build the capacity of service providers to develop highly functional health centers able to meet the primary health care needs of Iraqis. (urc-chs.com)
  • Worked with the MoH to launch a national Technical Advisory Group (TAG) as an ongoing mechanism for donor coordination and technical collaboration to promote quality improvement for primary health care throughout Iraq. (urc-chs.com)
  • Developed a leadership and management training program geared toward PHC center managers and health care providers. (urc-chs.com)
  • To date, the project has trained more than 480 clinic managers from 240 of the project's target primary health care clinics. (urc-chs.com)
  • He has specialized in studies evaluating the costs of health care programs and technologies, with a special emphasis on public insurance programs, including Medicare, Medicaid, and Workers' Compensation. (ucla.edu)
  • In this Health Forum, Dylan Roby discussed the impact the Affordable Care Act will have on drugs in 2014, what employers are doing to address the increasingly complex and costly issue of providing drug coverage in employee health plans and the availability of drugs and pricing on the international market. (ucla.edu)
  • Although many people in the United States gained health insurance as a result of the Affordable Care Act, undocumented immigrants are one group that did not benefit much from the new law. (ucla.edu)
  • Dr. Steven Wallace examined the health status and health care use of undocumented immigrants and suggested policy alternatives that could improve their access to needed health care. (ucla.edu)
  • Currently, 8.5 million Californians who otherwise couldn't afford health care, receive benefits under Medi-Cal. (ucla.edu)
  • This year, with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, another 1-2 million people will be eligible for Medi-Cal coverage. (ucla.edu)
  • He also provided an update and analysis of employer-based insurance coverage, Medi-Cal 'wrap' programs for lawful immigrants in the state, the status of the remaining uninsured and safety net, and what opportunities states will have in the future to change their implementation of the Affordable Care Act. (ucla.edu)
  • As called for by Section 4302 of the Affordable Care Act, HHS adopted new standards for the collection of data by race, ethnicity, primary language, sex, and disability status within major self-reported population health surveys. (hhs.gov)
  • Maternal
  • Programming Strategies is being launched by WHO, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and its implementing partner, the Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP). (who.int)
  • strategic plan
  • Mancini, who previously worked for the office of the secretary in HHS, told the Register that the agency's strategic plan has a "pretty robust impact" in terms of policy direction. (ncregister.com)
  • A spokeswoman for HHS told the Register on background that the strategic plan is still a draft and that the agency is seeking public comment to assist in refining and strengthening the plan. (ncregister.com)
  • The strategic plan defines HHS' mission, goals and the means by which the agency measures its progress in addressing specific national problems over a four-year period. (ncregister.com)
  • The LGMA, now in its tenth year of operation, just completed a fourth rendition of its Strategic Plan. (ca.gov)
  • We thank all of you who were involved in the development of this new Strategic Plan and look forward to getting to work! (ca.gov)
  • This report provides an over-view of the four Secretarial priorities and five goals that make up this strategic plan. (hhs.gov)
  • USAID
  • There are many obvious, although often missed, opportunities to inform postpartum women on their options for healthy birth spacing and offer them an effective method of contraception," said Patricia MacDonald, Senior Technical Advisor, Office of Population and Reproductive Health, USAID. (who.int)
  • closely
  • Closely-spaced and unintended pregnancies are a health risk to both mother and child: spacing pregnancies at least 2 years apart can avert 10% of infant deaths and about 1 in 5 deaths in children aged 1 to 4. (who.int)
  • The program was closely tied to the Children's Hospital employee health and wellness brand and logo, with which workers were already familiar. (healthforum.com)
  • programmatic
  • The overarching Secretarial priorities represent the cross-cutting issues that the HHS Dispari-ties Action Plan addresses to ensure the coordination of HHS programmatic and policy efforts to effectively advance health equity. (hhs.gov)
  • employee health
  • Children's Hospital offers an Employee Health and Wellness clinic to their population that has been in place since 2007. (healthforum.com)
  • During a pre-employment screening at the Employee Health and Wellness clinic, a new Children's Hospital staff member shared a success story with her Director of Employee Health and Wellness, Tom Jackson, FNP. (healthforum.com)
  • Interactive Health provided Children's Hospital with a full presentation of the program and its components, first to their Employee Health and Wellness team and ultimately to the CEO and Hospital Board who voted to adopt the program. (healthforum.com)
  • Programme
  • A new resource for health programme managers and policy makers released today aims to improve access to family planning for women after childbirth and during the first 12 months of motherhood. (who.int)
  • Goals
  • The launch of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Health Implementation Plan by Rural Health Minister Fiona Nash on October 22 is another important milestone on the long path towards achieving the goals of Australian governments to Close the Gap in child mortality and life expectancy. (theage.com.au)
  • And much more work needs to be done to develop a sensible set of targets (badged as 'Goals' in the Implementation Plan). (theage.com.au)
  • This priority supports monitoring HHS agencies' stra-tegic plans, programs, and regulations to ensure that the HHS Disparities Action Plan goals, strategies, and actions are included to the fullest extent possible in the agencies' work. (hhs.gov)
  • centers
  • With the emphatic re-election of President Obama and the resignation by all that Obamacare is "the law of the land," much interest and concern centers on a cornerstone of coverage expansion: health insurance exchanges. (hhnmag.com)
  • interventions
  • The specificity provided by the new standards will allow for improved demographic data collections and tracking of health differences among these populations, as well as an increased ability to target interventions appropriately. (hhs.gov)
  • Americans
  • When aggregated across health plans, the measures would be applicable regionally and nationally, because nearly 90% of Americans are now registered with a health plan (4). (cdc.gov)
  • however, analysts say that to guarantee near universal coverage, mixed private-public proposals like these would need to require that all Americans obtain coverage. (eurekalert.org)
  • On October 1, 2013, uninsured Americans had the opportunity to navigate the new government subsidized health insurance plans via online exchanges in each state. (ucla.edu)
  • marketplaces
  • At the same time, large multistate employers are eyeing private health insurance exchanges (benefit marketplaces run by private sector intermediaries without benefit of federal subsidies) as a possible solution that may allow them to migrate to a defined contribution model of health insurance. (hhnmag.com)
  • This issue brief presents analysis of Qualified Health Plan (QHP) data in the individual market Marketplace for states that use the HealthCare.gov Marketplace platform and State-Based Marketplaces where data is available. (hhs.gov)
  • This is due to the fact that the 11 million undocumented immigrants residing in the U.S.-who are most often young, working adults in good health-are excluded from participation in the new insurance marketplaces and state Medicaid expansions. (ucla.edu)
  • mandate
  • The features included in the combined model include: an individual mandate, insurance market reforms, premium subsidies for low-income populations, mandatory Section 125 plans, an employer mandate, and a creditable coverage requirement. (hhs.gov)
  • ASPE worked with The Lewin Group to design and model a national individual mandate for the purchase of health insurance. (hhs.gov)
  • priorities
  • These five priorities identified by the Board as the most important to the California leafy greens industry will be focus of our work at the LGMA for the near future. (ca.gov)
  • insurance
  • Gladwell has carried water for the health insurance companies in his articles, while getting paid for numerous speaking engagements to the industry. (truth-out.org)
  • On the morning of June 22, 2012, Malcolm Gladwell addressed a large crowd of health insurance professionals assembled at the Salt Palace Convention Center in the heart of Salt Lake City, Utah. (truth-out.org)
  • He was scheduled to wrap up the last day of the conference, so he could work his magic and send health insurance professionals home feeling happy, entertained and ready for another grueling week at the office. (truth-out.org)
  • Well, it's another one of those bland acronyms that conceals something sinister and awful-well, awful for everyone but a handful of health insurance plutocrats and the corporate speakers who rake in sweet fees at its events. (truth-out.org)
  • AHIP is a powerful lobby organization defending the interests of the health insurance industry that fights against universal healthcare and basically against anything that might bring America into line with the civilized world's approach to healthcare. (truth-out.org)
  • It represents roughly 1,500 for-profit health insurance companies in the U.S. and is notorious for a bottomless lobbying budget, as well as cutthroat and manipulative public relations campaigns. (truth-out.org)
  • The 2012 AHIP conference was not the first paid gig that Gladwell's did for the health insurance industry. (truth-out.org)
  • The fact that AHIP and other health insurance organizations routinely paid Gladwell tens of thousands of dollars to entertain them at their corporate events does not come as a surprise. (truth-out.org)
  • The proposals demonstrate that it is possible to cover everyone with little or no additional total health spending, but to do so means requiring that everyone have coverage, and achieving administrative savings and purchasing efficiencies by building on public programs and group purchase of private insurance--either through employers or insurance exchanges. (eurekalert.org)
  • Representative Pete Stark's (D-CA) AmeriCare proposal offers the greatest potential to ensure health insurance coverage for all, by broadening access to Medicare. (eurekalert.org)
  • A trusted independent health insurance guide since 1994. (healthinsurance.org)
  • Health insurance and coverage is insanely complicated. (healthinsurance.org)
  • Health insurance solutions provided through USAA Life General Agency, Inc. (LGA) (known in CA and NY as USAA Health and Life Insurance Agency), which acts as an agent for select insurance companies to provide products to USAA members. (chiefofleast.com)
  • Nearly 80 percent who filed for bankruptcy had health insurance. (chiefofleast.com)
  • Based on the principle of solidarity and compulsory membership, the calculation of fees differs from private health insurance in that it does not depend on personal health or health criteria like age or sex, but is connected to one's personal income by a fixed percentage. (chiefofleast.com)
  • Since private health insurance is the lifeblood of most health systems' financial success, any changes in the private market caused by exchanges (both public and private) will have enormous short- and long-run implications on providers. (hhnmag.com)
  • California is considered one of the most crucial states for enrollment efforts and rushed to train 20,000 enrollment counselors and ceritfy almost 12,000 insurance agents to sell the new health plans. (ucla.edu)
  • disparities
  • This document is an implementation progress report of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Ser-vices (HHS) Action Plan to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities (HHS Disparities Action Plan). (hhs.gov)
  • The report also describes some of the major actions and activities that agencies have undertaken to implement the HHS Disparities Action Plan since its original publication in April 2011. (hhs.gov)
  • 1. Assess and heighten the impact of all HHS policies, programs, processes, and resource decisions to reduce health disparities . (hhs.gov)
  • High-quality data is fundamental to HHS's ability to understand the causes of health disparities, design effective responses, and evaluate progress in reducing disparities. (hhs.gov)
  • healthcare
  • In the late 1990s and early 2000s, health advocacy companies began to appear to help patients deal with the complexities of the healthcare system. (chiefofleast.com)
  • She had been referred to her healthcare provider for medication treatment and lifestyle change counseling as a result of her Interactive Health biometric screening, and has since quit smoking and controlled her blood pressure and cholesterol. (healthforum.com)
  • mental health
  • At this time, there are a number of critical indicators for which measures are not currently available, including in mental health. (mentalhealthcommission.gov.au)
  • More than a fifth of commissioners are failing to raise mental health spending by as much as directed by NHS leaders, with eight actually reporting cutting their budgets, HSJ can reveal. (hsj.co.uk)
  • New figures analysed by HSJ show 46 of the country's 209 clinical commissioning groups have failed to raise their mental health budgets from 2015-16 to 2016-17 by the same percentage as their overall allocation increase. (hsj.co.uk)
  • Increasing mental health spending at least in line with CCGs' overall budgets is NHS England's key measure for assessing whether commissioners are upholding the policy of "parity of esteem" for mental and physical health. (hsj.co.uk)
  • The new figures, published by NHS England, also reveal that eight CCGs have cut their planned mental health funding in cash terms this year ( see CCGs in bold in the table below ). (hsj.co.uk)
  • Nationally 163 commissioners achieved the "parity of esteem" measure, also known as the mental health investment standard. (hsj.co.uk)
  • The figures are part of NHS England's new mental health dashboard, which was published last week to show how commissioners fare against a set of finance and performance indicators. (hsj.co.uk)
  • The new dashboard forms part of the national implementation plan for mental health, which pledged nearly £4bn for the sector over the next five years and sets out how CCGs are performing against a number of performance and financial targets. (hsj.co.uk)
  • The 2017-19 planning guidance, published in September, said commissioners and providers must hit access and quality standards and increase baseline spend on mental health. (hsj.co.uk)
  • NHS England national mental health director Claire Murdoch told HSJ that even if CCGs are hitting their targets she still wants them to continue to increase mental health investment in line with the increase in their baseline allocations. (hsj.co.uk)
  • The mental health investment standard isn't pick and mix. (hsj.co.uk)
  • South East Staffordshire and Seisdon Peninsula CCG said its mental health spending had been reduced due to a "one-off investment" being made within 2015-16, while Warwickshire North CCG said that the reduction was a mistake due to its spend in 2014-15 being overstated by £2.5, which had now been corrected. (hsj.co.uk)
  • handful
  • Impressed by this story, Tom reached out to Interactive Health and a handful of other wellness providers for more information. (healthforum.com)
  • Obama
  • Lewin based its assessment on the Building Blocks proposal because plans by President-elect Obama and Senator Baucus lack key details--such as the amount of premium subsidies for low-income families--which are needed for analysis. (eurekalert.org)
  • coverage
  • Universal coverage will need to be accompanied by health system reforms aimed at improving overall health system performance. (eurekalert.org)
  • According to the report, proposals that expand coverage significantly would add to the federal budget but, if designed appropriately, could reduce total health spending. (eurekalert.org)
  • In April 2006 the Commonwealth enacted legislation that is aimed at providing nearly universal coverage for their residents. (hhs.gov)
  • collaboration
  • In collaboration with Interactive Health, Children's Hospital held a series of rollout meetings to explain the preventive program and address any employee concerns. (healthforum.com)
  • Demographic
  • Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) data from 27 developing countries show that 95% of postpartum women want to avoid a pregnancy for at least 2 years, yet 65% do not use contraception. (who.int)
  • Policy
  • Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. (abtassociates.com)
  • Learn about all future seminars here​ or subscribe to the Center's free, monthly e-newsletter, Health Policy News​ . (ucla.edu)
  • population
  • They lack, however, a summary measure of the third leg of the Triple Aim, population health. (cdc.gov)
  • The method could easily be implemented by other institutions and organizations in the United States, helping to address a persistent need in population health measurement for improvement. (cdc.gov)
  • The hospital had a set of employee awareness and education programs designed to promote one-on-one individual health and wellness, but these programs were not impacting the larger employee population. (healthforum.com)
  • It's 2018 and I've got a resolution for you-it's time to get serious about population health. (advisory.com)
  • research
  • Virtually all women who have just had a baby are not ready to have another one right away, but too often they don't have access to family planning," says Dr Marleen Temmerman, director of the Department of Reproductive Health and Research at WHO. (who.int)
  • Mancini said the fourth strategic goal, as currently written, could impact anything related to embryonic and stem-cell research carried out by member agencies such as the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration. (ncregister.com)
  • The implementation progress report is not meant to be an exhaustive list of all of the current research, policies, and programs the Department is supporting to improve minority health, but rather provide several illustrative examples of important work in this area. (hhs.gov)
  • national
  • Secondly, 'training opportunities' need to become a formal national training plan. (theage.com.au)
  • It is a framework to deliver the overarching vision of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan 2013-2023 . (mentalhealthcommission.gov.au)
  • The Implementation Plan for the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan 2013-2023 can be accessed here . (mentalhealthcommission.gov.au)
  • He had spoken at an AHIP conference at least once before in 2005 and, in his vague disclosure statement, signaled that he had done many similar engagements over the course of his career, writing that he had given talks to "groups of doctors, hospitals, insurers, as well as Pharmacy Benefit Managers and groups funded by the National Institutes of Health. (truth-out.org)
  • Xpert MTB/RIF® (or Xpert ), based on the GeneXpert platform, offers a major breakthrough against these limitations-but only if it is implemented within a context of strong national program and laboratory strategic plans and according to a comprehensive technical approach that includes everything from planning to evaluation. (ghspjournal.org)
  • The Xpert MTB/RIF assay is a fully automated molecular diagnostic test for TB disease developed in partnership among Cepheid, Inc., the Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND), the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). (ghspjournal.org)
  • The Medicare and Medicaid programs were estimated to soon account for 50 percent of all national health spending. (chiefofleast.com)
  • Assist in the development of National eHealth Master Plan by providing information on the best technical solution taking into account the local telecommunication network. (scribd.com)
  • Collaborated with the MoH to develop the Iraqi Charter of Patients' Rights, which was officially launched during a two-day national workshop on patients' rights, held under the auspices of His Excellency the Minister of Health in March 2012. (urc-chs.com)
  • system
  • The plan emphasises early intervention and prevention, improving the patient journey throughout the health system, as well as supporting local and regional responses to identified needs - all key principles underpinning the Review's recommendations. (mentalhealthcommission.gov.au)
  • Though most proposals which cover more people come with a higher federal budget price tag, they can achieve significant administrative and health system savings. (eurekalert.org)
  • Every major player in your health system gets a direct line to the industry's most-needed insights and the support to take action. (advisory.com)
  • employers
  • Federal spending increases, however, when the government assumes responsibility for part of the current health spending of households, state and local government, and employers. (eurekalert.org)
  • The second set involves the likely behavior of market actors, including employers, health plans and consumers. (hhnmag.com)
  • year
  • Dr. Kominski is currently working on the Board of the California Health Benefit Exchange, known as Covered California, to determine eligibility and likely enrollment in the subsidized marketplace starting this year. (ucla.edu)
  • current
  • The summary measures comprise 3 components: current health, sustainability of health, and well-being. (cdc.gov)
  • To provide the greatest value to our members , the LGMA will be taking a very close look at how the current audit could be changed to work with GFSI and other grower certification programs. (ca.gov)