Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Public Health - Part 1
Lecture:History of Public Health in the U.S.
Slide content:History of Public Health in the U.S. The 1980s National Organ Transplantation Act. McKinney Act (health care for homeless). Agency for Health Care Policy and Research created. 17
Slide notes:There were many public health milestones in the 1980s, such as the National Organ Transplantation Act, which established a national registry for organ matching; the McKinney Act, which provided health care for the homeless; and the creation of the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research. 17