National Academy of Medicine

Governmental Public Health and the Economics of Adaptation to Population Health

In this discussion paper, Glen Mays describes recent experimentation with population health strategies
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Paying for Population Health: A Texas Innovation

In this discussion paper, local public health official Thomas Schlenker describes one state’s creative use of the Medicaid waiver
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Designing Health Literate Mobile Apps

As mobile devices become more popular mobile health applications (mHealth apps) present opportunities to improve health and wellness. However,
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Health in All Policies: Improving Health Through Intersectoral Collaboration

In their discussion paper, Linda Rudolph and colleagues define the health in all policies concept, explain
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Opportunity Knocks: Population Health in State Innovation Models

In this discussion paper, the authors describe an emerging opportunity for reorienting the way we pay for health in the
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A Bold Proposal for Advancing Population Health

In his discussion paper, Stephen Shortell identifies a key requirement to move us from being a culture of sickness and care to being a
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A New Global Development Goal for the World’s Youngest Children

For the global development community, 2015 is a pivotal year. Under United Nations leadership, multilateral organization
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Getting Serious About the Social Determinants of Health

We have long known that factors outside of medical care — race, education, housing, income, and other social determinants are t
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Public Health Laboratories in an Age of Austerity

The complex public health laboratory (PHL) system in the United States provides and assures a wide range of services and activities.
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