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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
To investigate whether tax-exempt hospitals' investments in community health are associated with patterns of governmental public health spending focusing specifically on the relationship between hospi...
Total nominal US health care spending increased 4.3 percent and reached $3.3 trillion in 2016. Per capita spending on health care increased by $354, reaching $10,348. The share of gross domestic pro...
Recent studies on state-level spending on social services have shown that states with higher ratios of social to health care spending were associated with better health outcomes. This study extends th...
The amount of resources, particularly prepaid resources, available for health can affect access to health care and health outcomes. Although health spending tends to increase with economic development...
Socio-environmental factors such as poverty, psychosocial services, and social services spending all could influence the challenges faced by vulnerable families. This paper examines the extent to whic...
The purpose of this study is to determine whether access to behavioral health services has been affected by welfare reform.
Health insurance is important for children. Public insurance programs are available to many children, but some families report being confused about how to get and keep this insurance. Comm...
This study will examine the effects of a care management program on the health and health spending outcomes of patients residing in Michigan's Washtenaw and Livingston Counties.
The ActionHealthNYC program is a year-long demonstration program to improve access to high quality health care for NYC resident immigrants who do not qualify for public insurance with inco...
The prevalence of tooth decay and other oral disease are often overlooked indicators of overall public health. To improve the understanding of oral health in El Paso, the City of El Paso H...
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...