Promoting Public Health in Health Care Facilities
Mark A. Rothstein
University of Louisville - Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law; University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
June 1, 2014
American Journal of Public Health 104(6), 2014
The health care system in the United States is undergoing profound changes. Unprecedented demographic, technological, political, and economic shifts have led to new organizational structures, reimbursement systems, and professional relationships in health care delivery. The most commonly used criteria for determining success of a health care system are access, quality and cost. These measures are important, but they are not the only elements worthy of consideration at this time of systemic change in health care.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 3
Keywords: public health, health promotion, hospital, health care facilities, obesity, vaccinations, influenza, children's health
JEL Classification: K31, K32
Date posted: June 1, 2014
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