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TitleTransforming public health practice : leadership and management essentials
Author Bernard J. Healey, Cheryll D. Lesneski
Imprint San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, c2011
Edition 1st ed
Descript xxiv, 386 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

SUMMARY

"How we address the challenges of the twenty-first century and improve the health of the public depends on the quality and preparedness of our public health workforce, which, in turn, depends on the relevance and quality of public health education and training. Providing an introduction to the practice of public health, this book covers the shift from management of communicable and infectious disease to management of chronic disease and shows how to manage and lead in public health organizations. The book's three sections cover issues and methods of public health, issues and methods of public health management, and issues and methods of public health leadership"-- Provided by publisher


CONTENT

The need for change in the practice of public health -- The success of public health programs: critical factors -- Critical issues for the future of health care in the United States -- Application of epidemiological concepts to health care delivery -- Shifting the focus from communicable to chronic diseases -- Leadership and politics in public health -- Empowering public health workers -- Partnerships to improve the public’s health -- Leading and managing change in public health organizations -- Developing an outcomes orientation in public health organizations -- Opportunities for improvement in public health practice -- Local solutions to reduce inequities in health and safety -- Challenges in the new world of public health practice


Public health administration MEDICAL / Public Health

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College of Public Health Sciences LibraryRA425 H383T 2011CHECK SHELVES

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