United States health care system to focus on prevention
- Preventive Medicine: A Ready Solution for a Health Care System in Crisis. Clarke, Janice L. // Population Health Management;Oct2010, Vol. 13, p3
A conference paper about preventative medicine as a solution to the U.S. health care crisis is presented. It discusses preventative health in the U.S., including a brief historical overview of health prevention as a prominent feature in health care reforms during the 1960s and 1970s. It examines...
- OTHER VOICES. // Modern Healthcare;5/2/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 18, p24
The article presents news dispatches from the "New York Times" and the "Los Angeles Times" regarding the Patients Affordable Health Care and Protection Act.
- Health care reform law will contain hidden expenses. Patel, Tarun // Hotel & Motel Management;6/1/2010, Vol. 225 Issue 6, p18
The author comments on the impact of the 940 billion dollars health care reform law on the health care industry in the U.S.
- transforming the healthcare system: a focus on prevention. Novelli, William D. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Apr2008, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p94
The article presents the author's suggestions on transforming the U.S. healthcare system by focusing on health promotion and disease prevention. He discusses the drawbacks of the present healthcare system, and the consequences of rising unhealthy behavior and poor lifestyles. He describes the...
- Health groups rise in defense of funding for preventive care. Pecquet, Julian // Hill;4/5/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 45, p14
The article reports on the call of 56 health organizations to U.S. President Barack Obama for the rejection of attempts to eliminate the healthcare reform law's investment in preventive health in 2011.
- New Twist on a Great Idea. Nash, David B. // Population Health Management;Oct2010, Vol. 13, p1
The author reflects on a supplement to "Population Health Management," formally "Disease Management," titled "Preventive Medicine: A â€˜Cureâ€™ for the Healthcare Crisis." He notes that at the time of the supplement's publication, U.S. national statistics on the increasing prevalence of...
- The Science of Eliminating Health Disparities: Summary and Analysis of the NIH Summit Recommendations. Dankwa-Mullan, Irene; Rhee, Kyu B.; Williams, Kester; Sanchez, Idalia; Sy, Francisco S.; Stinson Jr, Nathaniel; Ruffin, John // American Journal of Public Health;Apr2010 Supplement, Vol. 100 Issue S1, pS12
In December 2008, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) sponsored the first NIH Summit showcasing its investment and contribution to health disparities research and unveiling a framework for moving this important field forward. The Summit, titled "The Science of Eliminating Health...
- Eating an Elephant: A sampling of the plateful of proposals in the Senate health care reform bill. Meyer, Charles R. // Minnesota Medicine;Feb2010, Vol. 93 Issue 2, p31
The article discusses the new health care reform proposed by the U.S. government. It mentions that the increase in the number of people without any medical insurance was main reason for the introduction of a new bill on public health care. The medical policy entitles approximately 15 million...
- APHA: U.S. Senate health reform legislation a historic move forward. // Nation's Health;Feb2010, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p2
The article discusses the passage of the health reform bill in the U.S. Senate, a move highly regarded by the American Public Health Association (APHA).