Transforming Public Health Practice Leadership and Management Essentials

ISBN-10: 0470508957

ISBN-13: 9780470508954

Edition: 2011

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List price: $75.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 10/28/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.716
Language: English

Introduction
Acknowledgments
The Authors
The Contributors
Issues and Methods of Public Health Practice
The Need for Change in the Practice of Public Health
Mission and Services of Public Health
Public Health's History and Its Impact on Current Services
Gap Between Mission and Current Public Health Practice
The Success of Public Health Programs: Critical Factors
Definition of Public Health
Public Health Systems
Community Health Workers
Population-Based Medicine
Problems in Our Health Care System
The Need for Improved Accountability of Public Health Professionals
Local Health Departments
Epidemic of Chronic Diseases
Information Management
Expansion of Health Education Programs
Public Health and the Legacy Concept
The Need for Leadership Development in Public Health
Critical Issues for the Future of Health Care in the United States
Why We Are Failing in Our Health Care Reform Efforts
Root Causes of the Failures of the Health Care System
Other Problem Areas
Solution to the Problems in Our Health Care System
New Model of Health Care Delivery
Public Health as a Potential Solution to the Health Care Crisis in America
Application of Epidemiological Concepts to Health Care Delivery
Descriptive Epidemiology
Epidemiology of Communicable Diseases
Epidemiology of Emerging Infections
Analytical Epidemiology
Epidemiology and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Data Management
Surveillance Systems
Managerial Epidemiology
Application of Epidemiological Concepts to Health Care
Shifting the Focus from Communicable to Chronic Diseases
Communicable Disease Threat
The Challenge of Chronic Diseases
The Need for Investment in Preventing Chronic Diseases
Health Education
The Need for Partnerships to Combat Chronic Diseases
Opportunity to Improve the Way Health Care Is Delivered
Issues and Methods of Public Health Leadership and Management
Leadership and Politics in Public Health
Development of Power in Health Care Delivery
Leadership and Politics in Health Care Delivery
Public Health Leadership Styles
Transformational Leadership and Public Health
Public Health as a Change Agent
Public Health Leaders and Power
Public Health Leaders and Conflict Management
Can Political Appointees Lead Public Health Departments?
Communication Skills of the Leader
Leadership Development in Public Health
Culture of Public Health Workers
Public Health Leaders and Innovation
Empowering Public Health Workers
Leadership and Quality Improvement
The Public Health Employee
Transformational Leadership, Worker Empowerment, and Self-Managed Work Teams in Public Health
The Role of Culture
Culture and Change
Empowerment of Workers in Public Health
Disappearance of the Public Health Worker
Partnerships to Improve the Public's Health
Public Health Partners
Value of Partnerships for Public Health Organizations
Building Community-Wide Partnerships Using an Ecological Model of Health
Successful Partnerships
Assessing the Role of Partnerships in Improving Community Health
Leading and Managing Change in Public Health Organizations
Public Health and the Urgent Need for Change
Challenges Facing Local Public Health Leaders
Millennium Development Goals
Urgent Need for System Change
Visioning the New Public Health
Leadership for the New Public Health
Changing the Public Health System for the Future
Managing Change
Developing an Outcomes Orientation in Public Health Organizations
Quality Nexus of Public Health and Health Care
Focusing on Core Functions and Essential Public Health Services
Current Quality Improvement Efforts in Public Health Organizations
Gaps in the Quality of Public Health Services
Federal Leadership of Quality Improvement in Public Health
Road Map to Improve Public Health Outcomes
Opportunities for Improvement in Public Health Practice
Disruption and Change in Public Health
Public Health Education and Health Promotion Programs
The Need for a Chronic Care Model
Minimal Political Appreciation of Public Health Activities
Use of Technology in Risk Communication
Public Health Leadership Required
Value of Prevention Programs
The Process of Innovation
Local Solutions to Reduce Inequities in Health and Safety
Challenges in the New World of Public Health Practice
Determinants of Health
Obesity Epidemic
Climate Change
War and Armed Conflicts
Case Studies
Innovation in Health Education Programs
Disabilities
Formation of Community Partnerships to Prepare for H1N1
Municipal Health Department Leadership Inside Out
The Power of Data: Osceola County Secures a Federally Qualified Health Center
Using MAPP to Get Up & Go! in St. Clair County
Partnering for Improved Infant Health in Stanislaus County
Innovation in Colorectal Cancer Education Programs
References
Index
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