Summary Measures Of Population Health
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📒Summary Measures Of Population Health ✍ Organisation mondiale de la santé
✏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.
✏Summary Measures of Population Health Book Summary : Measures of population health -- Methods for calculating heatlhy life expectancy -- Expected years of healthy life under various definitions of health -- Trends in life free of activity limitation: United States, 1985-95 -- The impact of incomplete data on healthy life expectancy estimates -- Summary and conclusion.
📒Summary Measures Of Population Health ✍ Michael T. Molla
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📒Summarizing Population Health ✍ Institute of Medicine
✏Summarizing Population Health Book Summary :
📒Toward Quality Measures For Population Health And The Leading Health Indicators ✍ Institute of Medicine
✏Toward Quality Measures for Population Health and the Leading Health Indicators Book Summary : The Institute of Medicine (IOM) Committee on Quality Measures for the Healthy People Leading Health Indicators was charged by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health to identify measures of quality for the 12 Leading Health Indicator (LHI) topics and 26 Leading Health Indicators in Healthy People 2020 (HP2020), the current version of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) 10-year agenda for improving the nation's health. The scope of work for this project is to use the nine aims for improvement of quality in public health (population-centered, equitable, proactive, health promoting, risk reducing, vigilant, transparent, effective, and efficient) as a framework to identify quality measures for the Healthy People Leading Health Indicators (LHIs). The committee reviewed existing literature on the 12 LHI topics and the 26 Leading Health Indicators. Quality measures for the LHIs that are aligned with the nine aims for improvement of quality in public health will be identified. When appropriate, alignments with the six Priority Areas for Improvement of Quality in Public Health will be noted in the Committee's report. Toward Quality Measures for Population Health and the Leading Health Indicators also address data reporting and analytical capacities that must be available to capture the measures and for demonstrating the value of the measures to improving population health. Toward Quality Measures for Population Health and the Leading Health Indicators provides recommendations for how the measures can be used across sectors of the public health and health care systems. The six priority areas (also known as drivers) are population health metrics and information technology; evidence-based practices, research, and evaluation; systems thinking; sustainability and stewardship; policy; and workforce and education.
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📒The European Health Report 2005 ✍ World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe
✏The European Health Report 2005 Book Summary : This report sets out a current review of the health situation in the 52 countries in the WHO Europe region, focusing particularly on child and adolescent health and development issues. It examines the major causes of the burden of disease and key preventable risk factors, as well as considering effective policy responses. The report also includes statistical tables used as the basis of its conclusions, as well as definitions of terms used.
📒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
📒Global Health ✍ Michael H. Merson
✏Global Health Book Summary : The Third Edition (formerly titled International Public Health) brings together contributions from the world's leading authorities into a single comprehensive text. It thoroughly examines the wide range of global health challenges facing low and middle income countries today and the various approaches nations adopt to deal with them. These challenges include measurement of health status, infectious and chronic diseases, injuries, nutrition, reproductive health, global environmental health and complex emergencies. This thorough revision also explores emerging health systems, their financing, and management, and the roles of nation states, international agencies, the private sector and nongovernmental organizations in promoting health. Your students will come away with a clear understanding of how globalization is impacting on global health, and of the relationship between health and economic development.
📒The World Health Report 2000 ✍ World Health Organization
✏The World Health Report 2000 Book Summary : Includes table of health system attainment and performance in all member states (191), ranked by eight measures.