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Commissioning and a Population Approach to Health Services Decision-Making

Commissioning and a Population Approach to Health Services Decision-Making

Julie Sin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198840732
eISBN:
9780191876400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840732.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

The book explores the vital link between population health (what the health system is aiming for) and the commissioning of health services (the process of securing services) and how this can be ... More

Culture of Health in PracticeInnovations in Research, Community Engagement, and Action

Culture of Health in Practice: Innovations in Research, Community Engagement, and Action

Alonzo L. Plough

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190071400
eISBN:
9780190071431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190071400.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book concerns the importance of achieving health equity throughout the United States. Its publication is timely, given the major challenges in American health care in recent years. These include ... More

The Great InoculatorThe Untold Story of Daniel Sutton and his Medical Revolution

The Great Inoculator: The Untold Story of Daniel Sutton and his Medical Revolution

Gavin Weightman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300241440
eISBN:
9780300256314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300241440.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Smallpox was the scourge of the eighteenth century: it showed no mercy, almost wiping out whole societies. Young and old, poor and royalty were equally at risk — unless they had survived a previous ... More

Support Workers and the Health ProfessionsThe Invisible Providers of Health Care

Support Workers and the Health Professions: The Invisible Providers of Health Care

Mike Saks (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447352105
eISBN:
9781447352143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447352105.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This edited text is the second in the series entitled the Sociology of Health Professions: Future International Directions, published by Policy Press. It consists of eleven chapters covering several ... More

Well-Being: Expanding the Definition of ProgressInsights From Practitioners, Researchers, and Innovators From Around the Globe

Well-Being: Expanding the Definition of Progress: Insights From Practitioners, Researchers, and Innovators From Around the Globe

Alonzo L. Plough (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190080495
eISBN:
9780190080525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190080495.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The world is currently in the midst of unprecedented challenges—from the impacts of climate change and the humanitarian crisis of forced migration, to the rise of nationalism and epidemic growth of ... More

Whose Health Is It, Anyway?

Whose Health Is It, Anyway?

Sally Davies and Jonathan Pearson-Stuttard

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198863458
eISBN:
9780191895890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863458.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book outlines why health, individually and collectively, is the greatest untapped opportunity for prosperity and happiness in the 21st century and introduces the concept of total health as a ... More

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