Tag Archives: chronic disease

A Territorial Health Agency’s Guide to Sustainable Chronic Disease Programming

This entry is part 15 of 17 in the series July 2023

State and Island health agencies can learn from the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands’ journey to restructure its Non-Communicable Disease Bureau to promote local ownership and facilitate braided and layered funding strategies.

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MENDS: A Scalable Model of Leveraging Electronic Health Record Data for National Chronic Disease Surveillance

The Multi-State EHR-Based Network for Disease Surveillance (MENDS) presents a scalable model for implementing national chronic disease surveillance leveraging electronic health record (EHR) data on broadly distributed large populations in a timely, automated, and sustainable manner.

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The Editor’s Podcast: Prevention Strategies

by Justin B. Moore, PhD, MA, FACSM The Editor’s Podcast appears with each new issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice and offers a closer look at the articles published in the latest issues with guest appearances by authors, guest editors, and others. COVID-19 has caused unavoidable but serious consequences related to delays in preventive care, missed

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Health Behaviors: Not Just for Chronic Diseases Anymore

by Jay Maddock, PhD For many of us trained in health promotion and health behavior change, our focus tends to focus on the prevention of chronic disease. Much of the funded research and the educational component of health promotion focuses on behaviors like increasing physical activity, improving diet, and reducing or eliminating substance use including tobacco, alcohol and other drugs.

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Seven Things You Should Know about Legal Epidemiology

by Colleen Barbero, Lindsay K. Cloud, Lance Gable, Siobhan Gilchrist, Bethany Saxon Legal epidemiology is the scientific study of law as a factor in the cause, distribution, and prevention of disease and injury in a population. In the United States, 9 of the top 10 leading causes of death are caused by chronic diseases (cardiovascular disease, cancer, chronic obstructive lung

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