Health Care Objectives

Health Care Objectives - Health Care Objectives Keep people...

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Health Care Objectives Keep people healthy Deliver health care services according to needs
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Being Healthy means… To be physically, mentally, and socially capable to perform routine activities of everyday life in a satisfactory manner
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Being healthy means…. . Different meaning for different people/groups Social stratification * Class, race, ethnicity, gender variations
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Being healthy varies with… Technology and resources Cultural attitudes regarding health and illness Life style Time Place
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Indicators of Health Care Quality Life Expectancy
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Infant Mortality Rate
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Other Indicators Maternal deaths at childbirth Control over communicable diseases Opinion Surveys Availability of Services e.g. hospital beds/100,000 pop.
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Health Care Systems Private settings – services paid by patients Physicians in solo or group practice Hospital settings Out-patient In-patient
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Health Care Systems Public Local, regional, state, federal, and international organizations supported by public funds and private donations
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This note was uploaded on 09/11/2008 for the course SYG 2010 taught by Professor Schwabe during the Spring '08 term at FSU.

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