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Health care in the United States
(2 days ago) The health agencies are a part of the U.S. Public Health Service, and include the Food and Drug Administration, which certifies the safety of food, effectiveness of drugs and medical products, the Centers for Disease Prevention, which prevents disease, premature death, and disability, the Agency of Health Care Research and Quality, the Agency
(3 days ago) Public health has been defined as "the science and art of preventing disease”, prolonging life and improving quality of life through organized efforts and informed choices of society, organizations (public and private), communities and individuals. Analyzing the determinants of health of a population and the threats it faces is the basis for public health.
(3 days ago) Health was created after its members agreed the name should be an "everyday word." After reviewing a long list of terms, "health" was the only one not taken. Health. Health first gained reputation through a remix of their song "Crimewave" by experimental electronic band Crystal Castles in August 2007.
World Health Organization
(5 days ago) The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health. The WHO Constitution, which establishes the agency's governing structure and principles, states its main objective as "the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health". It is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, with six semi-autonomous regional
United States Public Health Service
(5 days ago) The United States Public Health Service (USPHS) is a division of the Department of Health and Human Services concerned with public health.It contains eight out of the department's eleven operating divisions. The Assistant Secretary for Health (ASH) oversees the PHS. The Public Health Service Commissioned Corps (PHSCC) is the federal uniformed service of the USPHS, and is one of the eight
Sociology of health and illness
(9 days ago) The sociology of health and illness, alternatively the sociology of health and wellness (or simply health sociology), examines the interaction between society and health.The objective of this topic is to see how social life affects morbidity and mortality rate, and vice versa. This aspect of sociology differs from medical sociology in that this branch of sociology discusses health and illness
(3 days ago) Google Health is a branch of Google started in 2006. Originally designed as an to attempt to create a repository of health records and data (personal health record services), in order to connect doctors, hospitals and pharmacies directly.The project was introduced in 2008 and discontinued in 2012.
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
(1 days ago) The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA or the Kennedy–Kassebaum Act) is a United States federal statute enacted by the 104th United States Congress and signed into law by President Bill Clinton on August 21, 1996. It was created primarily to modernize the flow of healthcare information, stipulate how personally identifiable information maintained by the
Health in the United States
(7 days ago) Health in the United States is the overall health of the population of the United States. Many diseases, including COVID-19, have spread rapidly throughout the country.Notable pandemics have also struck, including the Influenza pandemic of 1918.Recently, obesity has also become a struggle for the United States population.
National Institutes of Health
(9 days ago) The National Institutes of Health (NIH) (/ ɛ n. aɪ. ˈ eɪ tʃ /) is the primary agency of the United States government responsible for biomedical and public health research. It was founded in the late 1880s and is now part of the United States Department of Health and Human Services.The majority of NIH facilities are located in Bethesda, Maryland and other nearby suburbs of the Washington
(6 days ago) Health is a resource for everyday life, not the objective of living; it is a positive concept, emphasizing social and personal resources, as well as physical capacities". Thus, health referred to the ability to maintain homeostasis and recover from insults.
(7 days ago) Health (formerly In Health) is an American magazine focused on women's health and owned by Meredith Corporation. The magazine's topics range from improper diet to dealing with life issues such as weak relationships and growing stress. Additionally, this website offers latest fashion and exclusive beauty tips, various healthy food recipes, and related articles that can encourage people to be
(8 days ago) The health domain provides an extremely wide variety of problems that can be tackled using computational techniques. Medical informatics is a spectrum of multidisciplinary fields that includes study of the design, development and application of computational innovations to improve health care.
Health insurance in the United States
(7 days ago) Health insurance in the United States is any program that helps pay for medical expenses, whether through privately purchased insurance, social insurance, or a social welfare program funded by the government. Synonyms for this usage include "health coverage", "health care coverage", and "health benefits". In a more technical sense, the term "health insurance" is used to describe any form of
What the Health
(5 days ago) What the Health is a 2017 documentary film which critiques the health impact of meat, fish, eggs and dairy products consumption, and questions the practices of leading health and pharmaceutical organizations. Its primary purpose is to advocate for a plant-based diet.. The documentary has been criticized by a number of medical doctors, dietitians, and investigative journalists for what they
(6 days ago) Women's health refers to the health of women, which differs from that of men in many unique ways. Women's health is an example of population health, where health is defined by the World Health Organization as "a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity". Often treated as simply women's reproductive health, many groups argue for
(Just Now) Environmental health was defined in a 1989 document by the World Health Organization (WHO) as: Those aspects of the human health and disease that are determined by factors in the environment. It also refers to the theory and practice of assessing and controlling factors in the environment that can potentially affect health.
(4 days ago) Health is the health informatics mobile app announced on June 2, 2014 by Apple Inc. at its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). The app is included with iPhones and iPod Touch that run iOS 8 or later.. The application hold health data such as blood pressure measurement and glucose levels, but also can hold tracking data like step counts. It can pull data from fitness trackers, smartwatches
(6 days ago) Health economics is a branch of economics concerned with issues related to efficiency, effectiveness, value and behavior in the production and consumption of health and healthcare.Health economics is important in determining how to improve health outcomes and lifestyle patterns through interactions between individuals, healthcare providers and clinical settings.
Occupational safety and health
(Just Now) Occupational safety and health (OSH), also commonly referred to as occupational health and safety (OHS), occupational health, or occupational safety, is a multidisciplinary field concerned with the safety, health, and welfare of people at occupation.These terms also refer to the goals of this field, so their use in the sense of this article was originally an abbreviation of occupational safety
(1 days ago) Definition. A health blog can cover diverse health related concerns such as nutrition and diet, fitness, weight control, diseases, disease management, societal trends affecting health, analysis about health, business of health and health research.. It acts as a health education platform, where diverse users collaborate to seek and/or contribute health content within the standard guidelines.
(8 days ago) A mental health professional is a health worker who offers services to improve the mental health of individuals or treat mental illness.These include psychiatrists, psychiatry physician assistants, clinical psychologists, occupational therapists, clinical social workers, psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioners, marriage and family therapists, mental health counselors, as well as other
(Just Now) Health care, health-care, or healthcare is the maintenance or improvement of health via the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, recovery, or cure of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in people. Health care is delivered by health professionals and allied health fields. Medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, midwifery, nursing, optometry, audiology, psychology
United States Department of Health and Human Services
(3 days ago) The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), also known as the Health Department, is a cabinet-level executive branch department of the U.S. federal government with the goal of protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services. Its motto is "Improving the health, safety, and well-being of America". Before the separate federal Department of
Health care systems by country
(Just Now) Health care in Turkey used to be dominated by a centralized state system run by the Ministry of Health. In 2003 the government introduced a sweeping health reform program aimed at increasing the ratio of private to state health provision and making health care available to a larger share of the population.
Environment, health and safety
(Just Now) Environment (E), health (H) and safety (S), EHS is an acronym for the methodology that studies and implements the practical aspects of protecting the environment and maintaining health and safety at occupation. In simple terms it is what organizations must do …
(1 days ago) HealthCorps is an American nonprofit organization that provides school-based and organizational health education and peer mentoring in addition to community outreach to underserved populations. Its mission is to strengthen communities by highlighting innovative approaches to health and wellness to build resilience in America's youth.
(8 days ago) Health law is a field of law that encompasses federal, state, and local law, rules, regulations and other jurisprudence among providers, payers and vendors to the health care industry and its patients, and delivery of health care services, with an emphasis on operations, regulatory and transactional issues.
Providence Health & Services
(Just Now) Providence Health & Services is a non-profit, Catholic health care system operating multiple hospitals across eight states, with headquarters in Renton, Washington.The health system includes 51 hospitals, more than 800 non-acute facilities and numerous other health, supportive housing and educational services in the states of the United States West Coast (Alaska, Washington, Oregon, and
Health impact assessment
(4 days ago) Health impact assessment (HIA) is defined as "a combination of procedures, methods, and tools by which a policy, program, or project may be judged as to its potential effects on the health of a population, and the distribution of those effects within the population." (ECHP 1999, p. 4)
(2 days ago) Healthgrades Operating Company Inc., known as Healthgrades, is a US company that provides information about physicians, hospitals and health care providers. Healthgrades has amassed information on over 3 million U.S. health care providers. The company was founded by Kerry Hicks, David Hicks, Peter Fatianow, John Neal, and Sarah Lochran, and is based in Denver, Colorado.
Assistant Secretary for Health
(Just Now) The assistant secretary for health (ASH) is a senior U.S. government official within the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The position is a statutory office (42 U.S.C. § 202) and the holder of the office serves as the United States Secretary of Health and Human Services's primary advisor on matters involving the nation's public health.
Health (Health album)
(1 days ago) Health (also known unofficially as You Will Love Each Other ) is the debut album by American noise rock band Health.The album was recorded at the Los Angeles club The Smell.. In 2014, NME listed the album as one of the "101 Albums to Hear Before You Die," where it ranked 68th. Track listing "Heaven" - 2:37 "Girl Attorney" - 0:36 "Triceratops" - 3:14
(6 days ago) Health insurance is a type of insurance that covers the whole or a part of the risk of a person incurring medical expenses.As with other types of insurance is risk among many individuals. By estimating the overall risk of health risk and health system expenses over the risk pool, an insurer can develop a routine finance structure, such as a monthly premium or payroll tax, to provide the money
(3 days ago) Health is the level of functional and/or metabolic efficiency of an organism.. Health may also refer to: . Health care, the prevention, treatment, and management of illness . Health care compared, brief comparison chart of several systems; Health care industry, an industry providing health care services; Health economics, a branch of economics concerned with health and health care
Massachusetts health care reform
(2 days ago) The Massachusetts health care reform, commonly referred to as Romneycare, was a healthcare reform law passed in 2006 and signed into law by Governor Mitt Romney with the aim of providing health insurance to nearly all of the residents of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.. The law mandated that nearly every resident of Massachusetts obtain a minimum level of insurance coverage, provided free
Medically indigent adult
(4 days ago) Medically Indigent Adults (MIAs) in the health care system of the United States are persons who do not have health insurance and who are not eligible for other health care such as Medicaid, Medicare, or private health insurance. This is a term that is used both medically and for the general public. According to data reported by The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation in 2017, 45% of non-elderly
(1 days ago) About. HealthShare includes health information exchange, data aggregation, workflow, text analysis, and analytics technology. It connects to internal and external systems for HIE, and offers an integrated, universal view of all the data. HealthShare enables healthcare professionals to leverage their existing systems and the vast amounts of untapped health information contained within them to
List of mental disorders
(4 days ago) The following is a list of mental disorders as defined by the DSM and ICD.. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is the American Psychiatric Association's standard reference for psychiatry, which includes over 450 different definitions of mental disorders. The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) published by the World Health Organization (WHO) is the
Health in Mauritania
(Just Now) History. Mauritania's health care infrastructure in the early 1980s consisted of a central hospital in Nouakchott, twelve regional hospitals, a number of health clinics, maternal and child care centers, dispensaries, and mobile medical units to serve the countryside.All facilities suffered from a lack of equipment, supplies, and trained personnel. The ratio of people to hospital beds was 2,610
Health care in Australia
(4 days ago) Health care in Australia is primarily funded through the public Medicare program and delivered by highly regulated public and private health care providers. Individuals may purchase health insurance to cover services offered in the private sector and further fund health care. Health is a state jurisdiction although national Medicare funding gives the Australian or Commonwealth Government a
Health in Nigeria
(7 days ago) Health, according to World Health Organization (WHO) in 1948, is described as “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” By implication this involves a feeling of well-being that is enjoyed by individual when the body systems are functioning effectively and efficiently together and in harmony with the environment in
Outline of health sciences
(8 days ago) The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to health sciences: . Health sciences – are those sciences which focus on health, or health care, as core parts of their subject matter.These two subject matters relate to multiple academic disciplines,(and as such) both STEM disciplines, as well as emerging patient safety disciplines (such as social care research), and
Healthcare in Peru
(8 days ago) Health workers and access to healthcare continue to be concentrated in cities and coastal regions, with many areas of the country having few to no medical resources. However, the country has seen success in distributing and keeping health workers in more rural and remote regions through a decentralized human resources for health
(9 days ago) Healthtex is a brand of casual clothing for young children ranging from birth to about 12 years of age currently owned by Lollytogs. It was founded in New York City in 1921 by Louis Russek as the Standard Romper Company. The name "Health-Tex" was first used in 1937 to emphasise that the clothing was made from "healthy" (durable) textiles.
Healthcare in Finland
(1 days ago) Health expenditure in 2009 amounted to EUR 15.7 billion. The public sector is the main source of health funding, 74.7% of health spending was funded by public sources in 2009, slightly more than the average of 71.7% in OECD countries. The share of public spending in Finland was, however, lower than in all other Nordic countries (Denmark
(8 days ago) HealthONE is the largest healthcare system in metro Denver area with 10,000 employees and 3,000 affiliated physicians.  HealthOne is a part of HCA HealthcareHealthONE was established when PSL Healthcare bought AMI's Colorado assets in 1991. That entity merged with Swedish Hospital, and the HealthONE name was created.