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In support of the nation's effort to address rising healthcare costs and improve healthcare outcomes, the National Academy of Medicine called for a minimum package of public health services available in every community to protect and improve population health and identification of the resources needed to make these services universally available. In response, the Foundational Public Health Services (FPHS) framework was developed to outline a basic set of public health programs and capabilities. Although the FPHS is considered a useful public health practice tool, cost estimation for providing the FPHS is in its infancy. This is in part due to inability to estimate total costs of individual public health services and programs. This research begins to address this knowledge gap.
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Name: American journal of preventive medicine
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A field of study that examines the organization, financing, and delivery of public health services within communities, and the impact of these services on public health.
Health services, public or private, in suburban areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.
Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.
Health services, public or private, in urban areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.
The activities and endeavors of the public health services in a community on any level.
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Health care (or healthcare) is the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in humans. Health care is delivered by practitioners in medicine, chiropractic, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, a...