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Local health contracts are a promising tool to reduce social and geographical inequalities in health. They are optimally effective when they are designed to mobilize the resources of various sectors to target the essential, upstream determinants of inequalities.
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Name: Sante publique (Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France)
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Component of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH. It conducts research focused on improving the treatment and prevention of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems to reduce the health, social, and economic consequences of this disease. NIAAA, NIMH, and NIDA were created as coequal institutes within the Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Administration in 1974. It was established within the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH in 1992.
Contracts between an insurer and a subscriber or a group of subscribers whereby a specified set of health benefits is provided in return for a periodic premium.
The study of the social determinants and social effects of health and disease, and of the social structure of medical institutions or professions.
Any infection which a patient contracts in a health-care institution.
Purchasers are provided information on the quality of health care, including patient outcomes and health status, with data on the dollar outlays going towards health. The focus is on managing the use of the health care system to reduce inappropriate care and to identify and reward the best-performing providers. (from http://www.ahrq.gov/qual/meyerrpt.htm accessed 11/25/2011)