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Inequalities in the preventive health services offered to Federal employees, multiagency

United States. General Accounting Office

Inequalities in the preventive health services offered to Federal employees, multiagency

report to the Congress

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office] in [Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Preventive health services -- United States.,
    • United States -- Officials and employees -- Health and hygiene.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesInequalities in the preventive health services ...
      Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK794.H38 U53 1976
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 51 p. ;
      Number of Pages51
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5014587M
      LC Control Number76602177

      the Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) about preventive services and programs to improve health. The CPSTF—an independent, nonfederal panel of public health and prevention experts—bases its findings on systematic reviews of the scientific literature. Learn more about The Community Guide and what works to promote health equity File Size: 2MB. About the National Institutes of Health (NIH): NIH, the nation's medical research agency, includes 27 Institutes and Centers and is a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NIH is the primary federal agency conducting and supporting basic, clinical, and translational medical research, and is investigating the causes.

      4Reducing health inequalities – approaches to action 19 Focus on the wider determinants of health 19 Upstream and downstream considerations 21 The role of health services 21 Obesity, a case study 22 5Framework for the Mayor’s Health Inequalities Strategy27 The Mayor’s vision for a healthier London   The high proportion of people who get their health insurance through their jobs is one of the most distinctive features of the U.S. health care system. According to the Census Bureau, 56 percent of the population had employer-sponsored health insurance (ESHI) as of ESHI accounts for 83 percent of all of those with private [ ].

      GSA offers training to managers and employees of federal agencies working in a variety of areas. Available training includes Web-based, self-teaching tools, nationwide on-site events, and annual conferences. Contracts and Acquisitions. Federal employees can learn how to purchase quality supplies and services at the best possible prices through. Inequalities in health - both in relation to outcomes (health status) and to the availability and use of medical care - have been studied quite thoroughly.2 There is extensive work on alternative concepts of equity,3 and there is a large number of empirical studies which document inequalities in health status and measure access to medical care.


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General Accounting Office. The volume also provides vital information for health services researchers, policy analysts and public health researchers. The chapters focus on the topics of health inequalities and health disparities. The book is essential for medical sociologists and others in social science industries studying health-related : Jennie Jacobs Kronenfeld.

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General Accounting Office], ), by United States General Accounting Office (page images at HathiTrust). An on-site health unit or occupational health center (OHC) is a convenient place to provide and coordinate comprehensive health and wellness services to Federal employees.

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Sincethe health unit has been the most common site for providing health services to Federal employees. A health unit or occupational health center (OHC) is a convenient place to provide and coordinate comprehensive health services.

Providing services at or near the workplace minimizes employees' time away from work and enhances productivity. New Delhi. Her research focus is on health policy, international health, privatisation of health services and inequalities in health. She is the author of Private Health Care in India: Social Characteristics and Trends and more recently has edited a volume on School Health Services in India: The Social and Economic Contexts both published by Sage.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This document is published in partnership with the Social Determinants of Health Work Group at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. INEQUALITIES IN HEALTH OUTCOMES AND HOW THEY MIGHT BE ADDRESSED.

Health Inequaliies: what we know. Staisics from Public Health, local government bodies and research have for many years shown inequality in health outcomes is closely related to socio‑economic measures of a ciizen’s status in Size: KB. Which of the following NRF components describe how Federal departments and agencies, State, tribal, and local entities; the private sector; volunteer organizations, and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) coordinate and execute the common functional processes and administrative requirements necessary to ensure efficient and effective incident management.

Specifically, health insurance had substantial effects on the use of physician services, preventive services, self-reported health status, and mortality conditional on injury and : Amélie Quesnel-Vallée. These inequalities in health status are linked to many factors, including differences in exposure to health risk factors and in access to health care.

Most OECD countries have endorsed, as major policy objectives, the reduction of inequalities in health status and the principle of equal access to health care based on need. Conclusions.

Health inequalities are on the agenda of U.K. government policy and steps have been made to address them. There are some signs of progress but much remains to be done including overcoming some of the perverse incentives at the national level, improving joint working, ensuring appropriate measures of performance/progress, and improving monitoring Cited by: Learn about people from across the country who have used The Community Guide to make communities safer and healthier.

View the Stories. Listen to the Experts. Community Guide audio clips feature stories about the Community Guide in Action and shine a spotlight on public health leaders who use The Community Guide in their work.

Listen to the Clips. Differences in socioeconomic-related inequalities in health services utilization. At primary care level, per capita income does not figure as a source of inequality in Colombia but it does in Brazil, where individuals with a higher per capita income make less use of this care level (prevalence difference with respect to the poorest isPR =CI 95%: ).Cited by: For some people in England there are still unfair and avoidable inequalities in their health and in their access to and experiences of NHS services.

There are also actions that can be taken on the social determinants of health which can reduce these health inequalities, for example education, employment and housing. 6 Inequality Briefing 3 Potential savings from prevention Many preventative actions have been found to be cost-saving20 but most will generate additional health (and other) benefits for additional costs The Christie Commission report22 highlighted the potential for prevention to make savings across health and social Size: 1MB.

Inequalities in preventive health care are usually assessed in a similar way to curative health care inequalities. A need-adjusted approach based on Andersen’s heuristic model of health service use () is generally adopted.

Most research focuses on horizontal equity (Lorant et al., ), which is. Inequalities in preventive health services offered Federal employees: hearings before the Subcommittee on Retirement and Employee Benefits of the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, second session.

Eliminating disparities in health is a primary goal of the federal government and many states. Our overarching objective should be to improve population health for all groups to Cited by: Health Inequality - determinants and policies Finn Diderichsen*, Ingelise Andersen*, Celie Manual* and the Working group of the Danish review on social determinants of health** Translation to English of the ^Ulighed i Sundhed – årsager og indsatser _ by elie Manuel.

*Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen. Email: [email protected] Size: 2MB. Income-related inequalities in health and in health services use pose a disturbing and challenging issue in health systems, which are based on social health insurance such as Israel.

To explore income-related inequalities in health and in health services use in Israel in – We used the Central Bureau of Statistics file, which linked information on Cited by: 7.