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Although there is much discussion about population health in academic medical centers, managed care organizations, and a variety of disciplines, it is not always clear what this term means. Population health describes the health outcomes of a group of individuals including health disparities, social determinants of health, and policies and interventions that link health outcomes with and patterns of health determinants. We describe some of the successes and challenges to addressing reproductive health issues in Georgia from a population health perspective, focusing on efforts to reduce teenage pregnancy and improve maternal health.
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Name: Obstetrics and gynecology
Sexual minority women are more likely to delay care, less likely to have a usual place of care, and more likely to exhibit higher risk behaviors such as smoking, obesity, heavy drinking resulting in a...
Powerful incentives now exist that could subordinate professionalism to guild self-interest. How obstetrician-gynecologists respond to these insidious incentives will determine whether guild self-inte...
The objective of this article is to present the results from a cross-sectional survey carried out to assess and compare knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs of the obstetrician-gynecologists and midwives...
In this article, we consider the impact of gendered language on our ability to provide inclusive care and to address health disparities experienced by transgender and non-binary people. We posit that ...
To evaluate financial relationships between obstetrician-gynecologists (ob-gyns) and industry, including the prevalence, magnitude, and the nature of payments.
In China, the standardized training system for residents was built last year, and the associations of the grades of doctors and accoucheurs and neonatal outcomes remains unclear.
The goal of this study is to create predictive models of emergency care and metrics for population health that can be used to analyze how events like hospital closures or disasters like Hu...
A pilot program was created by the network's primary care leadership team at Massachusetts General Hospital. A population health management program was implemented for chronic disease mana...
Age with Health is a longitudinal cohort study aimed to examine trajectories of health, disability and wellbeing and their determinants for Spanish ageing population. Two waves have carrie...
An observational study was conducted in a health examination center to distinguish risk factors for health in a randomly recruited volunteers of Chinese population.
Combination of procedures, methods, and tools by which a policy, program, or project may be judged as to its potential effects on the health of a population, and the distribution of those effects within the population.
Delivery of the FETUS and PLACENTA under the care of an obstetrician or a health worker. Obstetric deliveries may involve physical, psychological, medical, or surgical interventions.
Health services required by a population or community as well as the health services that the population or community is able and willing to pay for.
Monitoring of rate of occurrence of specific conditions to assess the stability or change in health levels of a population. It is also the study of disease rates in a specific cohort, geographic area, population subgroup, etc. to estimate trends in larger population. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.
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