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📒Population Health ✍ T. Kue Young M.D.
✏Population Health Book Summary : Population health encompasses traditional public health and preventive medicine but emphasizes 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, recognizing the importance of social and cultural factors in practice and research. This text is organized around the logical sequence of studying and attempting to improve the health of populations; measuring health status and disease burden, identifying and modeling health determinants, assessing health risks and inferring causation, designing research studies, planning interventions, and evaluating health programs. The second edition incorporates many new topics that reflect changes in contemporary public health concerns and our response to them; as well as shifts in research directions. These include lifecourse approaches to health, gene-environment interactions, emergent infections, and bioterrorism. Among the specific changes are new 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 ethinicity, 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 reviews. The many positive features of the first edition have been retained, such as the extensive use of boxes, case studies, and exercises; the selection of examples representing a variety of health problems, geographic regions, and historical periods; and a multidisciplinary orientation bridging the quantitative and qualitative, the social and biomedical sciences. The book aims to spark a new kind of broad-based training for researchers and practitioners 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 Research ✍ Dr Kathryn Dean
✏Population Health Research Book Summary : This book is a comprehensive introduction to the methodological basis of population health research, and a critical assessment of theoretical issues affecting the quality of research on health and behaviour. Research into the many factors that shape human health or illness, has traditionally emphasized experimental design and the statistical effects of specific factors. While due attention is paid to such methods, the contributors emphasize the importance of theory-guided, multi-method approaches for research into the complex forces affecting health, health-related behaviour and the effectiveness of health services. Throughout, the value of analytical models of population health is related to their utility in informing and building theoretical knowledge.
📒Summarizing Population Health ✍ Institute of Medicine
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📒Population Health And Nutrition Fiscal 1991 Sector Review ✍ Denise Vaillancourt
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📒Population Health ✍ David B. Nash
✏Population Health Book Summary : Practicing population based care is a central focus of the Affordable Care Act and a key component of implementing health reform. Wellness and Prevention, Accountable Care Organizations, Patient Centered Medical Homes, Comparative Effectiveness Research, and Patient Engagement have become common terms in the healthcare lexicon. Aimed at students and practitioners in health care settings, the Second Edition of Population Health: Creating a Culture of Wellness, conveys the key concepts of concepts of population health management and strategies for creating a culture of health and wellness in the context of health care reform. Beginning with a new opening chapter, entitled, Building Cultures of Health and Wellness, the Second Edition takes a comprehensive, forward-looking approach to population health with an emphasis on creating a culture of wellness. The revised text takes into consideration the Affordable Care Act and its substantial impact on how health science is taught, how health care is delivered and how health care services are compensated in the United States. Key Features: - Study and discussion questions are provided at the conclusion of each chapter to highlight key learning objectives and readings. - Case studies highlight real world applications of concepts and strategies, and links to web sites provide additional opportunities for expanding knowledge. - Each chapter can stand alone to highlight key population health issues and provide strategies to address them, allowing educators to choose specific chapters or sections that meet the learning objectives of the course."
📒Population Health ✍ David B. Nash
✏Population Health Book Summary : Health Sciences & Professions
📒Population Health Informatics ✍ Joshi
✏Population Health Informatics Book Summary : Population Health Informatics addresses the growing opportunity to utilize technology to put into practice evidence-based solutions to improve population health outcomes across diverse settings. The book focuses on how to operationalize population informatics solutions to address important public health challenges impacting individuals, families, communities, and the environment in which they live. The book uniquely uses a practical, step-by-step approach to implement evidence-based, data- driven population informatics solutions.
📒Population Health Literacy ✍ Shriti Choudhary
✏Population Health Literacy Book Summary : Defines the concept of Population-Health Literacy (PHL), determine its contents and develop a model as to how these contents can be communicated to a specific target group. Population-Health Literacy is the core content, ABC or basic rudiments of Population Health Education as the three Rs reading, writing and arithmetic is of general education. Certain criteria for selection of themes for PHL has been identified and ten dimensions have been selected for the present study namely: Adverse consequences of population explosion, Timing births, Safe Motherhood, Breast Feeding, Immunisation, Supplementary Food, Child Growth, Hygiene, Diarrhoea and Coughs and Colds. A pre and post test design with control and experimental group has been adopted. Areas of ignorance and misconceptions on the above mentioned dimensions have been identified. A well-planned intervention programme has been designed and conducted. Its effect has been measured. To provide a broader perspective to the dimensions and themes, the book meticulously described the population scenario of India, population planning and programmes in India, barriers to population planning and paths to population stabilisation. The book also presents a detail review of existing intervention studies on different health and population issues. Its topics, methodology and results have been critically discussed.
📒Population Health A Primer ✍ Richard Riegelman
✏Population Health A Primer Book Summary : Population health is rapidly becoming an overarching umbrella for connecting the clinical health professions, traditional public health, and health administration and policy. Population Health: A Primer provides an overview of population health including key concepts and approaches needed to build an educational foundation for this rapidly emerging field. The text begins with an overview of population health and why it matters before providing a step-by-step approach to thinking in systems and covering the basic tools of population health. Case studies throughout illustrate the application of approaches for addressing population health issues. A helpful instructor's guide suggests options for using the Primer in short courses, as part of a larger course, or as individual units.