Monthly Archives: March 2023

There are (at least) three major issues facing public health finance. Let’s talk about it.

This entry is part 27 of 37 in the series Wide World of Public Health Systems

The accuracy of the Public Health Activity Estimate is in question. Those and other data quality issues have impeded accurate accounting of public health expenditures. Enhancements are needed for how public health expenditure data are defined and tracked.

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State Health Agency Collaborations to Enhance and Leverage Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMP) for Public Health Surveillance and Clinical Decision Making

Collaboration facilitates the use of PDMP data for epidemiologic studies and public health surveillance, which results in sustainable analyses and dissemination of actionable data that are now driving public health action in West Virginia.

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