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From evidence into action: opportunities to protect and improve the nation’s health

Source: Public Health England

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Date of publication: October 2014

Publication type: Report

In a nutshell: This document lists 7 priorities for the next 5 years which includes reducing harmful drinking and how it will achieve the outcome of reducing the number of hospital admissions due to alcohol. 17 more words

Alcohol

MEASURE Evaluation at the MenEngage Global Symposium

Guest post by Arundati Muralidharan, Senior Research Fellow at PHFI, and Jessica Fehringer, Gender Portfolio Manager for MEASURE Evaluation

On November 10 in New Delhi, India, MEASURE Evaluation’s local partners on the Gender, Policy and Measurement Program (GPM) – Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) and the International Centre for Research on Women (ICRW) – hosted a satellite session entitled: Engaging Men and Boys for Better Health: Evidence from a Systematic Review of gender-integrated health programs from South Asia, with a special focus on India.  295 more words

Global Health

Affordable Care Act Across the Generations

The Affordable Care Act is a very complex piece of legislation that is changing the health care landscape.  Jim Luke and I are offering a presentation on some of the significant provisions of the Act on November 12, 2014 from 10 am to 11:30 am for the… 25 more words

Health Care System

Let’s Talk About Documentation…

Before we start talking about documentation, I want to be completely honest here and tell you that my least favorite part of being a nurse is…you guessed it, documentation! 1,334 more words

Resources

4 Ways Cameras Are Changing Healthcare - Forbes

When discussing innovation in healthcare technology, much of the terminology is exotic-sounding and futuristic. Recent examples from this column include: functional MRIs to detect lies, active cancellation of tremor (ACT) to stabilize food utensils for Parkinson’s patients, and virtual assistant apps for people with cognitive disabilities. 736 more words

Integrated Electronic Health Records

Study: Personality Traits and Their Impact on Health

Are you as worry-prone as Woody Allen, or as chill as Seth Rogan? Your answer might give you a glimpse into your future. Certain personality traits make you more likely to develop serious diseases down the line, reports a study released this week in the journal Social Psychology and Personality Science.

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Lifestyle

What's Your Passion?

Is your passion… Integrating faith and health? Parish nursing? Faith community nursing? Spiritual care? Wholistic health? Extending the reach of traditional healthcare to faith communities? 1,006 more words

Faith Community Nursing