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The concept of the medical home has evolved since its introduction by the American Academy of Pediatrics in 1967. In 1992 the Academy published a policy statement defining a medical home, and in 2002 the Academy expanded and operationalized the definition. In 2002, seven U.S. national family...
Preventive medicine or preventive care refers to measures taken to prevent diseases, (or injuries) rather than curing them or treating their symptoms. The term contrasts in method with curative and palliative medicine, and in scope with public health methods (which work at the level of...

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Preventive Health CareThe concept of the medical home has evolved since its introduction by the American Academy of Pediatrics in 1967. In 1992 the Academy published a policy statement defining a medical home, and in 2002 the Academy expanded and operationalized the ...
Preventive medicine or preventive care refers to measures taken to prevent diseases, (or injuries) rather than curing them or treating their symptoms. The term contrasts in method with curative and palliative medicine, and in scope with public health methods (which ...
Preventive Health CareClinical practice guidelines for prostate cancer screening are controversial because the benefits of screening may not outweigh the risks of follow-up diagnostic tests and cancer treatments: * [http://www.ahrq.gov/clinic/uspstfix.htm U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)]: :”the evidence is insufficient to recommend ...
Preventive Health CareCurrently, there are two major proposals being considered in Congress. On November 7, 2009, the House passed their version of a health insurance reform bill, the Affordable Health Care for America Act, 220-215. On December 24, 2009 the Senate passed ...
Preventive Health CarePreventing obesity and overweight conditions presents a significant opportunity to reduce costs. The Centers for Disease Control reported that approximately 9% of healthcare costs in 1998 were attributable to overweight and obesity, or as much as $92.6 billion in 2002 ...
2002 election A Democrat, Baldacci was first elected in the 2002 Maine gubernatorial election with 47% of the vote, defeating Republican candidate Peter Cianchette, who garnered 41% of the vote, Green Party nominee Jonathan Carter, who won 9%, and Independent ...
Preventive Health CareDr. Frieden served as head of the New York City DOHMH from 2002–2009. The agency employees more than 6,000 people with an annual budget of $1.5 billion. He also chaired the New York City Board of Health, pursuing “an unapologetically ...
Inexpensive, time-efficient full genome sequencing will be a major accomplishment not only for the field of Genomics, but for the entire human civilization because, for the first time, individuals will be able to have their entire genome sequenced. Utilizing this ...
Preventive Health CarePost-1949 Since the founding of the People’s Republic, the goal of health programs has been to provide care to every member of the population and to make maximum use of limited health-care personnel, equipment, and financial resources. The emphasis has ...
Preventive Health CarePalliative care - Paramedic - Pathogen - Pathology - Pediatrics - Perioperative medicine - Pharmaceutical care - Pharmaceutical policy - Pharmaceutical sciences - Pharmacology - Pharmacy - Physical education - Physical examination - Physical exercise - Physical fitness - Physical ...
Variations in the efficiency of health care delivery can cause variations in outcomes. The Dartmouth Atlas Project, for instance, reported that, for over 20 years, marked variations in how medical resources are distributed and used in the United States were ...
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