Citations with the tag: PUBLIC health -- United States
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- Ready or Not?
Colmers, John M. // American Journal of Public Health; Apr2007 Supplement, Vol. 97, pS7
The article discusses various reports published within the issue about public health preparedness, including one concerning quarantine and another about legal preparedness.
- Parasites, profits, and politicians: Public health and public choice.
Anderson, Gary M. // CATO Journal; Winter90, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p557
Challenges the conventional view of public health in the United States from a public choice perspective. Interpretation of the mortality decline; Importance of governmental provisions of various health-related public goods; Provision of an interest-group account of major elements of public health.
Anderson, Gary M. // FDA Consumer; Mar1995, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p27
Offers a selection of information gathered from Food and Drug Administration (FDA) news releases and other news sources and the `Federal Register.' Setting of bottled water standards by the FDA; Availability of information from pesticide residue monitoring data for foods in 1993; `The Seventh...
- National Center for Health Statistics data line.
Smith, Sandra // Public Health Reports; Jul/Aug90, Vol. 105 Issue 4, p433
Highlights public health reports and statistics released by the National Center for Health Statistics in 1990. `Health Interview Survey of Child Health'; `Assessing Physical Fitness and Activity in Population-Based Surveys'; `1989 Edition of the International Health Data Reference Guide.'
- A priority rating system for public health programs.
Vilnius, Douglas; Dandoy, Suzanne // Public Health Reports; Sep/Oct90, Vol. 105 Issue 5, p463
Describes a priority rating system for public health programs in the United States. Components of a decision making model; Pinpointing public health problem; Summary of basic priority ratings by problem and rating category for selected health problems; Factors for setting public health priorities.
- Advertising health: The case for counter-ads.
Dorfman, Lori; Wallack, Lawrence // Public Health Reports; Nov/Dec93, Vol. 108 Issue 6, p716
Examines the ideological underpinnings of advertising strategies used for health promotion. Description of how a public health perspective on alcohol, tobacco, and other drug problems demands a shift in emphasis from personal habits to social conditions; Contribution of public service...
- National center for health statistics data line.
Dorfman, Lori; Wallack, Lawrence // Public Health Reports; Nov/Dec93, Vol. 108 Issue 6, p789
Focuses on the most recent assessment of health indicators in the United States. Publication of `Health, United States, 1992' and `Healthy People 2000 Review'; Increases in average life expectancy at birth; Decline in deaths from motor vehicle crashes; Health care utilization; Health...
- PHS to spotlight research misconduct.
Dorfman, Lori; Wallack, Lawrence // Public Health Reports; Nov/Dec93, Vol. 108 Issue 6, p795
Informs that the Public Health Service's Office of Research Integrity (ORI) has published information about closed cases of confirmed misconduct in the Federal Register. Comment from ORI Acting Director Lyle W. Bivens; Disbarment cases involving James B. Freisheim, Tinn-Shing Las, Anthony A....
- Annual health profile released.
Dorfman, Lori; Wallack, Lawrence // Public Health Reports; Sep/Oct95, Vol. 110 Issue 5, p645
Talks about the availability of a national health report of the United States called `Health, United States, 1994' prepared by the National Center for Health Statistics. Effect of family income on health and health care; Comparison of ambulatory care among poor and near poor children; Link of...
- Critical challenges.
Lamm, Richard D. // Public Health Reports; May/Jun96, Vol. 111 Issue 3, p224
Focuses on the prospects for public health in the United States in a system driven by market forces. Goals of the management of the health of a population enrolled in integrated health systems; Strategic steps essential to realize the full potential of managing the integrated health system;...
- Perceptions of public health.
Lezin, Nicole; Quinn, Sandra Crouse; Zaro, Susan; Baer, Katie; Katz, Martha // Public Health Reports; Jul/Aug98, Vol. 113 Issue 4, p324
Presents information on the views of persons on public health in the United States. Details on the divisions between managed care corporations and traditional public health departments; Role of public health agencies; Definition of public health; Reference made to a study conducted by the...
- Ask the experts.
Lezin, Nicole; Quinn, Sandra Crouse; Zaro, Susan; Baer, Katie; Katz, Martha // Trustee; Apr95, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p25
Presents answers to questions regarding community health. Measurement of community benefit; Stark Act.
- Letting go for a healthier community.
Mycek, Shari // Trustee; May95, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p12
Focuses on the need to change public's perception of health for a healthier community in the United States. Tendency of people to hang on for life to what they know; People's resistance to change; Launching of the coalition Leadership to Improve Neighborhood, Communication and Services. INSET:...
- Survey finds health of Americans has improved.
Mulcahy, Colleen // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services; 10/4/93, Vol. 97 Issue 40, p3
Reveals that the health of the United States population appears to have slightly improved since 1990 according to a survey by Northwestern National Life Insurance Company. Findings based on a number of key factors related to lifestyle issues, access to care, occupational safety and disability,...
- The persistence of the serpent.
Weisberger, Bernard A. // American Heritage; Nov94, Vol. 45 Issue 7, p22
Chronicles the history of the American Social Health Organization (formerly the American Social Hygiene Association) which was formed in 1914, and discusses the role of the organization in the age of HIV and AIDS. Information from book `No Magic Bullet: A Social History of Venereal Disease in...
- Health services research in a market-oriented health care system.
Eisenberg, John M. // Health Affairs; Jan/Feb98, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p98
Examines health care delivery in the United States, while highlighting the fact that consumers will choose the best available option that suits their cost, and the quality of service offered for this cost. Assumptions of these choices; Importance of health services research in this process;...
- Healthy intentions.
Hellerstein, Rebecca // Regional Review; Summer95, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p3
Focuses on the improved health care system coverage in the United States. New England as the healthiest region in the nation; Highest improvement rate in the New Hampshire, Vermont and Connecticut; Lowering of infant mortality; Increasing public expenditures on low-income residents.
- Sick & tired.
Hudson, Terese // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks; 10/20/95, Vol. 69 Issue 20, p28
Reports on the financial collapse of public health systems in New York City and Los Angeles, California. Public health systems in the United States; Proliferation of managed care systems; Defensive measures; Public/private partnerships; Staffing mix; Management control by county governments;...
- Health Week focuses on stopping smoking.
Hudson, Terese // Hudson Valley Business Journal; 4/3/95, Vol. 6 Issue 24, p20
Reports on the 1995 National Public Health Week. Focus on smoking prevention; Poster contest in Orange County, New York.
- PUBLIC HEALTH.
Montague, Jim // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks; 01/05/97, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p10
Details the 1996 State Health Rankings compiled by ReliaStar, a benefits firm. Minnesota as the healthiest state; Improvement in Americans' overall health; Increase in smoking rate.
- Public health.
Nordhaus-Bike, Anne; Greene, Jan // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks; 03/20/97, Vol. 71 Issue 6, p13
Presents news updates on public health in the United States as of March 20, 1997. Includes lack of help from the health care system to battered women; Absence of well-communicated policies on dealing with domestic violence; Importance of public health efforts to prevent premature births; Lack...
- Public health.
Greene, Jan // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks; 09/20/97, Vol. 71 Issue 18, p18
Provides information about public health in the United States. Surveillance system for infectious disease outbreak; Study on patients with major illnesses length of stay at teaching hospitals.
- How do you define the health of populations?
Kindig, David A. // Physician Executive; Sep/Oct97, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p6
Discusses a conceptualization of population health that may be useful in developing an action agenda of policy, management, teaching and research in the United States. Perceptions of population health; Measurement of population health; Relationship between quality and outcomes of health;...
- Community health assessment: Diagnosis and prescription.
Rohrer, James E.; Pomrehn, Paul P. // Physician Executive; Sep/Oct97, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p12
Discusses the conduct of community health assessments in the United States. Assessment as market research; Assessment as diagnosis and treatment; Steps in planning community assessments; Influence of physicians in the community health assessment process.
- Healthy Albertsville.
Rohrer, James E.; Pomrehn, Paul P. // Physician Executive; Sep/Oct97, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p14
Presents a case study on a community health assessment program in the United States. Components of the program; Use of the program's survey data to increase the effectiveness and availability of local services; Implementation of the program.
- The role of public health in population health.
Lee, Phil // Physician Executive; Sep/Oct97, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p25
Examines the role of public health in the field of population health in the United States. Differences of public health with clinical medicine; History of public health; Key areas of public health; Roles of public health agencies.
- Public Meeting: Annual Report on Antimicrobial Resistance Action Plan.
Lee, Phil // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report; 5/3/2002, Vol. 51 Issue 17, p375
Provides information on the report 'A Public Health Action Plan to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance,' which focuses on public health in the U.S.'
- U.S. fails APHA public health report card.
Lee, Phil // Nation's Health; Dec92, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p1
Reports on the ranking of the US in a scorecard that ranks each state's public health record in comparison to other developed nations of the world. American Public Health Association selected five determinants of health to lead the US back to a healthy society. Comments by APHA President Joyce...
- APHA's vision: Public health and a reformed health care system.
Lee, Phil // Nation's Health; Jul93, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p9
Presents an edited version of the report `Public Health and a Reformed Health Care System: Strengthening Community Prevention Programs When Individual Health Services Are Available to All,' by the American Public Health Association. INSET: Public health in a reformed health care system..
- Report shows problems of getting public health on local agenda.
Lee, Phil // Nation's Health; Nov93, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p20
Reports on a survey of the attitudes of local government leaders on public health. Greater concern on the fiscal health of communities; Most commonly listed urgent health problems; Political issues on public health; Effectiveness of county health departments.
- AMA joins forces in battle for dedicated PH funding.
Lee, Phil // Nation's Health; Jul94, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p20
Reports on a resolution passed by the American Medical Association House of Delegates in support of a more stable, dedicated funding source for core public health functions. Details of the resolution introduced by the American College of Preventive Medicine.
- APHA expresses concerns about Performance Partnership grants.
Perino, Stephanie // Nation's Health; Jul95, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p7
Reports on the public health advocates' concerns about Performance Partnerships, which would consolidate 35 categorical programs into five grant programs. Part of President Bill Clinton's `Reinventing Government' initiative; Development of national performance objectives; Public Health...
- Begin planning Public Health Week now.
Evans, Caswell A. // Nation's Health; Aug95, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p2
Discusses steps in planning for the Public Health Week '96 slated for the first week of April. Establishment of a committee; Partnership setup; Decision-making on the size and focus of the activity; Setup of achievable goals; National celebration.
- HHS report describes link between education level, health status.
Evans, Caswell A. // Nation's Health; Aug95, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p7
Highlights the Department of Health and Human Services' report `Health, United States, 1994,' on the country's health status. Likelihood of health problems for the less educated; Better health outcomes for more educated people; Drop in overall percentage of women who smoked during pregnancy;...
- State, local public health nursing units commended for...
Evans, Caswell A. // Nation's Health; Jan96, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p8
Reports that five state and local public health nursing departments in the united States have received certificates of commendation, from the American Public Health Association's Public Health Nursing Section. Reason for commendations; Names of honorers; Reasons for the honors.
- Panel urges health providers to talk more, test less.
Evans, Caswell A. // Nation's Health; Jan96, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p9
Reports that a panel from the United States Preventive Services Task Force suggestion that public health providers talk to patients, reduce screening tests, and ensure that immunizations are provided. Background information on the panel; Revision of Task Force's recommendations.
- Block grants and the public's health.
Brown, E. Richard // Nation's Health; Jan96, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p2
Editorial. Discusses block grants and the United States public's health. Congress' plans for Medicaid; Information on Performance Partnership Grants; Information on block grants.
- Public health saw wins, losses in 1995.
Brown, E. Richard // Nation's Health; Feb96, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p1
Highlights achievements and losses of the public health sector in 1995. Includes President Bill Clinton's proclamation of the Public Health Week; Veto of legislative attacks on public health programs; Tennessee obstetrician Henry Foster's failure to win Senate confirmation as surgeon general.
- Changing face of Congress could change advocacy for health.
Brown, E. Richard // Nation's Health; Mar96, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p1
Focuses on the impact of the decision of some senators and representatives not to seek re-election in 1996, with emphasis on the impact on public health advocacy. Reputation of those not seeking re-election; Experiences and interest in public health programs.
- Public Health Week celebrated across the country.
Brown, E. Richard // Nation's Health; May/Jun96, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p10
Reports on the highlights of the 1996 Public Health Week celebrated throughout the United States from April 1-7, 1996. Historical background on the creation of the Public Health Week; Fun run held by the Minnesota Public Health Association; Press conference hosted by the American Public Health...
- Public health successes emerging despite budget cuts, other stresses.
Brown, E. Richard // Nation's Health; Sep96, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p1
Reports on success stories in the field of public health despite the sting of budget cuts and pressures to restructure and downsize public health departments. Collaboration between managed care executives and patient advocates in Minneapolis, Minnesota to work for improved community health;...
- Media strategies can make public health visible, change policy.
Brown, E. Richard // Nation's Health; Sep96, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p2
Discusses the importance of media strategies in increasing the visibility of public health. Communication of what public health professionals and agencies do every day to keep communities healthy; Building of support for public health policies; Focus of media and public attention on the policy...
- Support for some public health programs increased in appropriations for FY 1997.
Brown, E. Richard // Nation's Health; Nov96, Vol. 26 Issue 10, p5
Reports that appropriations for some public health programs during fiscal year 1997 had increased. Appropriations for the Ryan White AIDS program; Healthy Start; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; Social Services Block Grant; Community Services Block Grant.
- How members of Congress voted on issues affecting public health.
Brown, E. Richard // Nation's Health; Feb97, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p8
Discusses how members of Congress voted on particular issues important to public health. Lists of some of the most important public health votes in each chamber of Congress in 1996; Voting record limitations; Key on how to read the voting record. INSETS: Senate votes compared to APHA...
- Poll: Definition of public health unclear to most Americans.
Brown, E. Richard // Nation's Health; Feb97, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p24
States that only few Americans understand what public health is based on the nationwide poll. Statistic of respondents who actually understood the concerned of public health; Percentage of Americans who believed in the importance of preventing infectious diseases.
Brown, E. Richard // Nation's Health; Nov98, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p18
Provides information on several public health-related reports in the United States. Details on the report; How to avail a copy of the report.
- National Public Health Week a nationwide success.
Brown, E. Richard // Nation's Health; Jun2000, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p1
Celebrates the National Public Health Week on April 3 to 9, 2000. Theme of the event; How different states of the United States promote the event; Activities of the event.
- Affiliates educate during National Public Health Week.
Brown, E. Richard // Nation's Health; Jun2000, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p12
Discusses how the public health associations in Wisconsin, Wyoming and Washington, D.C., celebrate the National Public Health Week in 2000. Promotion kits; Sponsorship of Healthy People 2010 for public health workers by the Metropolitan Washington Public Health.
- Local health departments lack plans for bioterrorism.
Brown, E. Richard // Nation's Health; Dec2001/Jan2002, Vol. 31 Issue 11, p5
Focuses on the results of the report 'Local Centers for Public Health Preparedness: Models for Strengthening Public Health Capacity,' from the United States National Association of County and City Health. Changes in the role of local public health agencies after the September 11, 2001 terrorist...
- States' heath improves during past 12 years.
Brown, E. Richard // Nation's Health; Dec2001/Jan2002, Vol. 31 Issue 11, p6
Focuses on the results of the report 'America's Health: UnitedHealth Foundation State Health Rankings,' released in October 2001 in the United States (U.S.). Reasons for the top ranking of Minnesota; Increase in the health of the U.S. population since 2000; National improvement in the U.S.