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Author Institute of Medicine (U.S.)

Title The future of public health / Committee for the Study of the Future of Public Health, Division of Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1988


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Description xii, 225 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents The disarray of public health : a threat to the health of the public -- A vision of public health in America : an attainable idea -- A history of the public health system -- An assessment of the current public health system : a shattered vision -- Public health as a problem-solving activity : barriers to effective action -- Conclusions and recommendations -- Supplementary statements -- -- Appendixes: -- A summary of the public health system in the United States -- Biographies of committee members -- Model standards: Program areas-Promoting health/preventing disease objectives for the nation-1990 -- Site visits: site selection and methodology
Analysis Samfundsvidenskab Sociologi
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Health planning -- United States.
Medical care -- United States -- Quality control.
Public health -- United States -- Forecasting.
Health Services.
Public Health -- trends.
Public Health -- history.
Quality of Health Care.
United States.
LC no. 88025538
ISBN 0309038308