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  • 1 Health insurance — is insurance against the risk of incurring medical expenses among individuals. By estimating the overall risk of health care expenses among a targeted group, an insurer can develop a routine finance structure, such as a monthly premium or payroll …

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  • 2 Health psychology — is concerned with understanding how biology, behavior, and social context influence health and illness. Health psychologists work alongside other medical professionals in clinical settings, teach at universities, and conduct research. Although… …

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  • 3 Health disparities — (also called healthcare inequality in some countries) refer to gaps in the quality of health and health care across racial (see Race and health), ethnic, and socioeconomic groups. [U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Healthy… …

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  • 4 Health promotion — Health promotion, as defined by the World Health Organization, is the process of enabling people to increase control over, and to improve, their health. [ [http://www.euro.who.int/AboutWHO/Policy/20010827 2 WHO/Europe Ottawa Charter for Health… …

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  • 5 Health care provider — A health care provider is an individual or an institution that provides preventive, curative, promotional or rehabilitative health care services in a systematic way to individuals, families or communities. An individual health care provider (also …

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  • 6 Health regions of Canada — are used to administer public health to Canadians. Alberta *Alberta Health Services a superboard created on May 16, 2008 to replace the following nine former health regions: [ [http://www.mytelus.com/ncp news/article.en.do?pn=regional/alberta… …

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  • 7 Health informatics in China — (Chinese: 医学信息学) is about the Health informatics or Medical informatics or Healthcare information system/technology in China. The main review and assessment of health informatics in China[1] for the WHO Health Metrics Network was conducted in… …

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  • 8 Health care politics — Health care often accounts for one of the largest areas of spending for both governments and individuals all over the world, and as such it is surrounded by controversy. Though there are many topics involved in health care politics, most can be… …

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  • 9 Health realization — (HR) is a resiliency approach to personal and community psychology [Mills, R: Realizing Mental Health: Toward a new Psychology of Resiliency , Sulberger Graham Publishing, Ltd. 1995.] first developed in the 1980s by Roger C. Mills and George… …

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  • 10 Health 2.0 — (as well as the closely related concept of Medicine 2.0[1]) are terms representing the possibilities between health care, eHealth and Web 2.0, and has come into use after a recent spate of articles in newspapers, and by Physicians and Medical… …

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  • 11 Health science — is the applied science dealing with health, and it includes many sub disciplines. See also health science academic disciplines .There are two approaches to health science: the study and research of the human body and health related issues to… …

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  • 12 Health Impact Assessment — (HIA) is defined as a combination of procedures, methods and tools bywhich a policy, program or project may be judged as to its potential effects on thehealth of a population, and the distribution of those effects within the population.… …

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  • 13 Health advocacy — encompasses direct service to the individual or family as well as activities that promote health and access to health care in communities and the larger public. Advocates support and promote the rights of the patient in the health care arena,… …

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  • 14 Health and Social Class — Health and social class, from a sociological perspective, refers to the idea that there are inequalities in morbidity and mortality among upper and lower social classes. These health inequalities suggests not only neutral health differences… …

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  • 15 Health Level 7 — Health Level Seven (HL7), is an all volunteer, non profit organization involved in development of international healthcare informatics interoperability standards.[1] HL7 is also used to refer to some of the specific standards created by the… …

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  • 16 Health policy analysis — is the process of assessing and choosing among spending and resource alternatives that affect the health care system, public health system, or the health of the general public. Health policy analysis involves several steps: identifying or framing …

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  • 17 Health information exchange — (HIE) is defined as the mobilization of healthcare information electronically across organizations within a region or community. HIE provides the capability to electronically move clinical information between disparate health care information… …

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  • 18 Health Protection Agency — Agency overview Formed 2003 Preceding agency Health Protection Agency (special health authority) and National Radiological Protection Board Superseding agency none Jurisdiction United Kingdom Headquarters …

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  • 19 Health promoting hospitals — (HPH) is a network of the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe. It is based on the health promotion philosophy of the World Health Organization (WHO) as outlined in the WHO Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion (WHO 1986) which was… …

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  • 20 Health care in Nigeria — Health care provision in Nigeria is a concurrent responsibility of the three tiers of government in the country. [Rais Akhtar; Health Care Patterns and Planning in Developing Countries, Greenwood Press, 1991. pp 264] However, because Nigeria… …

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