Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Introduction and History of Modern Health Care in the U.S.
Lecture:How Public Health has Improved Health Care
Slide content:Introduction to and History of Modern Health Care in the U.S. Summary Lecture b Public Health Definition Public Health Successes include the control of: Infectious diseases Nutritional deficiencies Understanding disease Public Health has improved Data collection Training and infrastructure 14
Slide notes:This concludes lecture b of Introduction to and History of Modern Health Care in the U.S. In summary, Public Health is the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life, and promoting health, and involves various organizations within society. Public education remains a primary motivator of public health achievements. Public Health has significantly affected the control of infectious diseases, helped identify nutritional deficiencies, and contributed to a greater understanding of diseases. It has also supported improvements in data collection, training, and infrastructure. 14