ISBN 9780763738426,Public Health Administration: Principles for Population-Based Management

Public Health Administration: Principles for Population-Based Management





Jones And Bartlett India

Publication Year 2008

ISBN 9780763738426

ISBN-10 0763738425


Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 797 Pages
Language (English)

Public health & preventive medicine

Public health has undergone enormous change in recent years the growing epidemics of obesity and diabetes; the events of September 11, 2001; devastating natural disasters such as the 2004 tsunami and Hurricane Katrina; and the threats of emerging infectious diseases have redefined the field, making the role of the public health administrator more important than ever before. With contributions from top leaders in areas ranging from workforce to community-based prevention to emergency preparedness, the second edition of Public Health Administration offers detailed, comprehensive coverage of current, relevant issues for new as well as seasoned public health administrators. The second edition has been thoroughly revised and features: A new chapter on the emerging field of public health systems research. A new chapter on ethics in public health. A new emphasis on preparedness at both the global and national levels throughout all chapters. A thoroughly revised chapter on disaster preparedness and response, with extensive references to the lessons learned from the events of 9/11, the 2004 tsunami, and Hurricane Katrina. New sections on planning for emerging disease. A new section on strategic planning for community health improvement and the use of MAPP Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnership. Extensive updates to the chapter on using information systems to reflect the most recent technology innovations. A new section focusing on cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit of public health interventions. The findings and recommendations of the Institute of Medicine s seminal report, The Future of the Public s Health in the 21st Century incorporated throughout. Updated information on the progress of Healthy People 2010 woven throughout. Updates on trends in local health organization are defined including regionalization and the new definition and standards for a local health department. New information of major changes in organization of health a