Public Health System and Finance
Strong national and local public health systems are critical to improving health where it begins: in the communities where we live, learn, work and play.
Two programs housed at the University of Kentucky are studying how best to improve upon the performance, efficiency, and ultimate impact of the nation's public health system.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation convened key public health stakeholders from across the nation to identify research needs in the areas of public health workforce, system structure and performance, fınancing, and information and technology.
Reed Tuckson, MD, is the Executive Vice President and Chief of Medical Affairs at the UnitedHealth Group. We sat down with Tuckson to discuss the potential for better integration of public health and health care.
LHDs that diversify their revenue sources may be protected from future economic downturns.
An issue brief examines the state-level community benefit oversight focusing on the 10 states that require hospitals to develop implementation strategies.
The nation’s public health system has been chronically underfunded for decades. Major investments are needed to improve health and workplace productivity, and reduce health care costs.
A continual revision process ensures that accreditation standards remain relevant and applicable to public practice health today.
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