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In response to rapidly growing interest in population health, academic medical centers are launching department-level initiatives that focus on this evolving discipline. This trend, with its potential to extend the scope of academic medicine, has not been well characterized.
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Mental illness is known to occur frequently in the general population and is more common within the general health care system. High-quality health care requires nurses to have the skills, knowledge a...
There is consensus among 97% of scientists that anthropogenic climate change is occurring and international agreement of the grave threat it poses. A Lancet Commission declared climate change "the big...
To describe and evaluate an innovative research program supported by the National Institutes of Health, "Promoting Research Opportunities Fully-Prospective Academics Transforming Health" (PROF-PATH), ...
Obesity is one of the least addressed comorbidities among children who attend family medicine clinics. The aim of this study was to apply a population health framework to understand the differences be...
Pediatric emergency telemedicine consultations have been shown to provide support to community emergency departments treating critically ill pediatric patients. However, despite the recognized value o...
This study seeks to quantify the impact of recommended mental health care coordination practices on patient experiences of care, (i.e. satisfaction, stigma, quality of mental health care),...
Palliative care centres in Lyon, France as well as the disclosure of Complementary and Alternative Medicine and conventional healthcare use to conventional and Complementary and Alternativ...
The purpose of this study (Healthy Colon Project II) is to evaluate different educational approaches for increasing rates of colorectal cancer (CRC) screening in a hard-to-reach urban mino...
Specific Aim #1 (Qualitative Research): To identify, through qualitative research, deficits in positive affect and associated barriers to completing health behaviors in type 2 DM patients....
This study will examine the feasibility and efficacy of lifestyle medicine for the management of depression in Chinese adult population. The main components of lifestyle intervention typic...
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.
The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)
A concept, developed in 1983 under the aegis of and supported by the National Library of Medicine under the name of Integrated Academic Information Management Systems, to provide professionals in academic health sciences centers and health sciences institutions with convenient access to an integrated and comprehensive network of knowledge. It addresses a wide cross-section of users from administrators and faculty to students and clinicians and has applications to planning, clinical and managerial decision-making, teaching, and research. It provides access to various types of clinical, management, educational, etc., databases, as well as to research and bibliographic databases. In August 1992 the name was changed from Integrated Academic Information Management Systems to Integrated Advanced Information Management Systems to reflect use beyond the academic milieu.
Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.
Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.