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  • Health care reform in the United States — ] Current estimates put U.S. health care spending at approximately 16% of GDP. [ NHE Fact Sheet.asp#TopOfPage National Health Expenditure Data: NHE Fact Sheet, ] Centers for Medicare and Medicaid… …   Wikipedia

  • health law — Introduction  the branch of law dealing with various aspects of health care, including the practices of caregivers and the rights of patients. Maintenance of professional standards History  Physicians historically have set their own standards of… …   Universalium

  • health officers — Members of a board of health and administrative officers empowered to enforce ordinances, rules, bylaws, and regulations, as well as statutes, enacted and promulgated for the purpose of preserving public health …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • health regulations — Statutes, ordinances, and administrative regulations in the interest of promoting or preserving health, for example regulations respecting the installation in buildings of water closets, flush bowls, etc. 13 Am J2d Bldgs § 29 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • public health — public health, adj. health services to improve and protect community health, esp. sanitation, immunization, and preventive medicine. [1610 20] * * * Science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life, and promoting health through organized… …   Universalium

  • Psychiatric and mental health nursing — Psychiatric nursing or mental health nursing is the specialty of nursing that cares for people of all ages with mental illness or mental distress, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, psychosis, depression or dementia. Nurses in this area… …   Wikipedia

  • Indian Health Transfer Policy (Canada) — The 1988 Indian Health Transfer Policy provided a framework for the assumption of control of health services by First Nations people, and set forth a developmental approach to transfer centred on the concept of self determination in health.… …   Wikipedia

  • Canadian Health Coalition — The Canadian Health Coalition is a lobby group dedicated to preserving Canada s current Medicare system and to promoting the overall goal and policy of universal public health care. In 2002 and 2003 it was the leading national organization… …   Wikipedia

  • National Health Law Program — Abbreviation NHeLP Formation 1969 Purpose/focus Securing Health Rights for Those in Need Headquarters …   Wikipedia

  • National Association for Public Health Policy — The National Association for Public Health Policy was founded in 1980 by a group of past presidents of the American Public Health Association led by Milton Terris, MD, MPH.[1] The purpose of the Association is “to improve the health of the people …   Wikipedia

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