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📒Population Health ✍ David B. Nash
✏Population Health Book Summary : Health Sciences & Professions
📒Population Health ✍ T. Kue Young
✏Population Health Book Summary : Population health encompasses traditional public health and preventive medicine but emphasises the full range of health determinants affecting the entire population rather than only ill or high-risk individuals. The population health approach integrates the social and biological, the quantitative and qualitative, recognising the importance of social and cultural factors in practice and research.Incorporates many new topics that reflect changes in contemporary public health concerns and our response to them; as well as shifts in research directionsNew or expanded discussions of confidence intervals for commonly used rates, the impact of population aging on mortality trends, health survey questionnaires, summary measures of population health, the new International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health, migrant studies, race and ethnicity, psychoneuroendocrine pathways, social epidemiology, risk perception, communicating the SARS epidemic, ecologic studies, the odds radio, paticipatory research, suicide, evidence-based community interventions, evaluation methods and health economics, the Cochrane Collaboration, and systemic reviewsContents:Introduction Measuring Health and Disease in Populations (I) Measuring Health and Disease in Populations (II) Modeling Determinants of Population Health Assessing Health Risks in Populations Designing Population Health Studies Planning Population Health Interventions Evaluation of Health Programs for Populations Improving Health of PopulationsIndex
📒Population Health ✍ David B. Nash
✏Population Health Book Summary : Preceded by: Population health / David B. Nash ... [et al.]. c2011.
📒Population And Health In Developing Countries Population Health And Survival At Indepth Sites ✍ International Development Research Centre (Canada)
✏Population and Health in Developing Countries Population health and survival at INDEPTH sites Book Summary : Population and Health in Developing Countries: Volume 1. Poulation, health, and survival at INDEPTH sites
📒Evidence For Population Health ✍ Richard F. Heller
✏Evidence for Population Health Book Summary : Evidence based medicine has had a major impact on clinical practice. There is an urgent need for the Public Health community to further develop its own evidence base as many interventions are introduced, unchallenged with no hope of evaluation as the tools for this do not exist. This well structured text aims to provide the tools to achieve this aim. Mindful of the varying needs of students, practitioners and policy makers, the author highlights key take home messages for each and provides practical methods, and their theoretical basis, for applying evidence to the fieldof Public Health. Some of the methods are well established, others are newly developed by the author and colleagues. The book is aimed at all health students and practitioners, at whatever level, with the hope that the reader will apply these methods to their thinking, research and practice.
📒Public Health And Primary Care ✍ Alison Hill
✏Public Health and Primary Care Book Summary : This book sets out the nature, purpose and relevance of public health approaches to primary care practitioners and primary care organisations.
📒Population Health ✍ Robert Esterhay
✏Population Health Book Summary : Population Health: Management, Policy and Innovation, Second Edition builds upon the work in the First Edition. The institutions of healthcare and public health are ever evolving with changes due to emergent diseases and disorders, social change, and economic forces impact systems of care and social determinants of health-all of which impact the quality of life experienced by people across the globe. An expanded collaborative anthology with 19 chapters, this Second Edition brings new insights with additional practical applications on the evolution of how communities, states and nations are addressing various aspects of population health. A new desk reference on US and global population health issues for public health and healthcare leaders, students, policy makers, researchers and consumers alike.
📒Population Health Science ✍ Katherine M. Keyes
✏Population Health Science Book Summary : POPULATION HEALTH SCIENCE formalizes an emerging discipline at the crossroads of social and medical sciences, demography, and economics--an emerging approach to population studies that represents a seismic shift in how traditional health sciences measure and observe health events. Bringing together theories and methods from diverse fields, this text provides grounding in the factors that shape population health. The overall approach is one of consequentialist science: designing creative studies that identify causal factors in health with multidisciplinary rigor. Distilled into nine foundational principles, this book guides readers through population science studies that strategically incorporate: ? macrosocial factors ? multilevel, lifecourse, and systems theories ? prevention science fundamentals ? return on investment ? equity and efficiency Harnessing the power of scientific inquiry and codifying the knowledge base for a burgeoning field, POPULATION HEALTH SCIENCE arms readers with tools to shift the curve of population health.
📒Summary Measures Of Population Health ✍ Christopher J. L. Murray
✏Summary Measures of Population Health Book Summary : As life expectancy rates continue to increase in many countries around the world, comparative health assessments based on mortality rates alone give an increasingly inadequate picture of public health. This publication addresses a wide range of key issues regarding the measurement of population health using comprehensive indices which combine data on mortality and ill-health. It considers the various uses of such summary measures, as well as an appropriate measurement framework and specific ethical and social value choices involved. The contributors to this book include leading experts in epidemiological methods, ethics, health economics, health status measurement and the valuation of health states.
📒Population Health ✍ George Mayzell, MD, MBA
✏Population Health Book Summary : As healthcare moves from volume to value, payment models and delivery systems will need to change their focus from the individual patient to a population orientation. This will move our economic model from that of a "sick system" to a system of care focused on prevention, boosting patient engagement, and reducing medical expenditures. This new focus will shift traditional financial accountability from the payer model to provider directed models. Population Health: An Implementation Guide to Improve Outcomes and Lower Costs covers not only the rationale for this transition, but also outlines successful practice models that are built to thrive in these new market dynamics. Besides the philosophical and the cultural aspects of these new models, it details the implementation and strategic initiatives required to succeed in today’s value- and population-oriented healthcare environment. Describing what population health is, the book explains why it represents an opportunity for healthcare delivery systems, public health agencies, community-based organizations, and other entities to work together to improve health outcomes in the communities they serve. The book clarifies how the new models will impact healthcare providers, how to manage populations, and how to handle the risk factors involved. It details new delivery models, such as primary care and medical neighborhoods, and outlines the value proposition of screening and prevention in assigned populations.