N127BWeek3Health_systems

N127BWeek3Health_systems - The Contexts of Health Health...

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The Contexts of Health Health System Political Context Economic Context
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Health System Context US Health Care System Subsystems Popular health care subsystems Complementary/Alternative health care subsystems Scientific Health Care Subsystem
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Scientific Health Care Subsystem Personal Health Care Sector Care provided to individuals Population Health Care Sector Official health agencies Voluntary health agencies
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Official Health Agencies Essential Public Health Services Monitoring health status Diagnosing and investigating health problems and hazards Informing, educating, and empowering people regarding health issues Mobilizing community partnerships (identify and solve health problems)
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Essential Public Health Services Developing health policies and plans Enforcing laws and regulations Linking people to needed personal health care services Assuring the provision of health care when otherwise unavailable Assuring a competent public health and personal health workforce
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Essential Public Health Services Evaluate: effectiveness, accessibility, and quality of personal and population based health services Conduct research to develop new insights and innovative solutions to health problems
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Voluntary Agencies Citizen contributions Foundations
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