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U.S. Health Care Is Moving Upstream

Garcia A, Pomykala A, Siegel S.  “US Health Care is Moving Upstream.” Health Progress (Jan-Feb 2013): 1-13


Community-based prevention, particularly interventions that look upstream to stop the root causes of disease, can reduce the burden of preventable illnesses both on the population and the health care system overall. And now, thanks to changes laid out in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), hospitals have more support in making investments in prevention through their community benefit programs.

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The New York Academy of Medicine has released a new issue brief that proposes a framework to assess progress toward the effective promotion of population health in a state or other geographic region.

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