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Start with the basics for disaster preparedness

Plan to follow up with them. See if you can team up with visiting nurse organizations or your local department of public health to make calls.”. ... The American Public Health Association offers “Public Health Management of Disasters: The Pocket
April 2013

Promoting literacy to increase adherence

Together), an organization that develops practical solutions to language barriers in health care. ... Dr. Parker, a professor of medicine and public health at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta.
July 2011

Gender gap increases women's heart risks

can change the course of a woman's health,” said Dr. ... She pointed to an April 2003 article in the American Journal of Public Health that found physicians would need to spend 7.4 hours every day on prevention in order to
November 2008

Look for reasons if patients refuse advice

Dizon, MD, FACP, director of the Oncology Sexual Health Clinic at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. ... Magnus. “Sometimes it's up to the state,” he said. “For example, with things like tuberculosis, public health officials are authorized
February 2014

ICD-10 changes looming amid a modern medical landscape

But is ICD-10 the fix that offers more detail and specificity in capturing health care data? ... Without ICD-10 data, there will be serious gaps in the ability to extract important patient health information needed to support research and public health
February 2015

Carrier screening makes risk-benefit analysis more complex

advocates, commercial testing companies, public health officials and insurers. ... population on a topic of this complexity. Second, extensive education of the public, health care providers and policymakers will be required to establish any effective
June 2008

Grains of truth

Planting such seeds, we are reaping just what we are sowing: more heat than light, unending opportunities for food industry abuses, stunning lack of public health progress and the very kind ... president of the non-profit Turn the Tide Foundation; and
April 2020

Salt in the wound

He is a board certified specialist in both Internal Medicine, and Preventive Medicine/Public Health, and Associate Professor (adjunct) in Public Health Practice at the Yale University School of Medicine. ... president of the non-profit Turn the Tide
April 2020

Former EVP/CEO reflects on his tenure at the College

We've become more involved internationally, and we also have become much more involved in those public health issues that affect individuals but also have broader societal impact, such as firearms ... violence. We've also become much more interested in
November 2016

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

In the first, which addresses public health programs, ACP supports:. changes to the Medicare Part D low-income subsidy program cost-sharing and copayment structures to encourage the use of ... public reporting by health plans, PBMs, and pharmaceutical
January 2020

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