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Public Health Funding

Help People Follow the Doctor's Orders: Insurers Must Expand Coverage of Prevention

Jeffrey Levi | Posted 06.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey Levi

For too long, our system has been set up to focus on "sick care," instead of helping us all stay healthier in the first place. This needs to change and, thankfully, it has begun to.

Advancing the Public Health System by Defining the Foundational Capabilities of Public Health

Jeffrey Levi | Posted 04.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Jeffrey Levi

With adequate, stable funding that ensures basic foundational capabilities, the nation's chief health strategists can take advantage of several evolving opportunities to turn the nation's sick care system into a true health care system.

Where Are Our Graduate Schools of 'Educational Public Health'?

Elaine Weiss | Posted 03.17.2013 | Education
Elaine Weiss

Perhaps our discussion about education is so limited and inadequate in part because we simply lack the right terms with which to have it. If so, drawing on the field of public health, and lessons derived from it, might help.