Canada's Public Health Agency: Bound and gagged?
- BURNOUT AMONG WORKERS AND ADMINISTRATORS. Borland, James J. // Health & Social Work;Feb1981, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p73
Among social workers practicing in medical centers, burnout is a widespread phenomenon. The lack of an appropriate conceptual framework has hampered attempts to alleviate the problem. This article cites causes of burnout, sets forth a typology of the phenomenon, and suggests measures to combat it.
- The New Architects Of Health Care Reform. Schaeffer, Leonard // Health Affairs;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p1557
Rising health care costs have been an issue for decades, yet federal-level health care reform hasn't happened. Support for reform, however, has changed. Purchasers fear that health care cost growth is becoming unaffordable. Research on costs and quality is questioning value. International...
- Laboratory Epidemiologist: Skilled Partner in Field Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance in Kenya. Njenga, M. Kariuki; Traicoff, Denise; Tetteh, Christopher; Likimani, Sopiato; Oundo, Joseph; Breiman, Robert; Nyamongo, Jack; Burke, Heather; Nsubuga, Peter; White, Mark E // Journal of Public Health Policy;2008, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p149
Although for over 20 years the Field Epidemiology Training Programs (FETPs) have provided a model for building epidemiology capacity in Ministries of Health worldwide, the model does not address laboratory training and its integration with epidemiology. To overcome this, Kenya added a laboratory...
- Disease management: A perfect fit for public health nurses, workers. Tsou, Walter // Nation's Health;Aug2005, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p3
Comments on the implications of disease management programs for public health nurses and workers in the U.S. Development of disease management outside public health; Services that public health professionals can conduct in communities; Significance of public health workers in disease management.
- Paid to produce. Speer, Tibbett L. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;05/20/97, Vol. 71 Issue 10, p50
Discusses the proposal to hold hospital chief executive officers accountable for learning about and addressing community needs. Community health incentives packages; Mechanism for requiring community health activism.
- Legislating Delivery System Reform: A 30,000-Foot View Of The 800-Pound Gorilla. Sage, William M. // Health Affairs;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p1553
Between 1993 and today, health policy experts have reached consensus that quality assurance, cost discipline, and equitable access depend on delivering health care at times, in places, and in ways much different from those to which we are accustomed. The challenge for the next generation of...
- Building and Sustaining a Multiuniversity and Multicampus Program or School of Public Health. Greenberg, Michael R.; Gotsch, Audrey; Rhoads, George; Schneider, Dona // American Journal of Public Health;Sep2008, Vol. 98 Issue 9, p1556
Drawing from New Jersey's successful efforts and from other less successful efforts, we offer lessons learned for those who will consider a multiuniversity and multicampus program or school of public health. These lessons include building a faculty collaboration, senior administrative support,...
- HRSA training fund cuts could worsen work force shortages. Krisberg, Kim // Nation's Health;Aug2005, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p1
This article reports on the concern over the impact of proposed budget cuts to the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) training fund on the work force shortage as of August 2005. Federal funding for health professionals training is taking a significant blow during this...
- Global Public Health as a PuMic Administration Challenge. Popejoy, Michael W. // PA Times;Aug2009, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p9
The article explores the need to forge a close cooperative partnership between public health and public administration. It is intended to address public health crises such as the battle to control infectious diseases and mutation of old diseases into more dangerous forms. The challenge...