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Ensuring quality preventive care: the Texas Department of Health's Put Prevention into Practice initiative.
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PMID:  14967975     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In the current public health arena, assurance of quality clinical preventive services to all populations will be possible only if collaborations are nurtured between public health and the private sector health care delivery systems. This article explores key preventive health programs that serve as the historical context for the evolution of the Texas Department of Health-Put Prevention Into Practice (TDH-PPIP) initiative, outlines documented barriers to implementation of preventive services in primary care, and reviews national public health programs launched to reduce these barriers. Lastly, a discussion regarding the joint responsibilities of the public health and the private sector professionals in assuring quality preventive services to all populations is initiated. Collaborative efforts, such as the TDH-PPIP, initiative improve the availability and quality of clinical preventive services and, thus, result in significant advances in the public health goal of ensuring conditions in which people can be healthy.
Margaret A Taylor-Seehafer; Diane O Tyler; Michele Murphy-Smith; Jeffrey Hitt; Barbara Meyer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of public health management and practice : JPHMP     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1078-4659     ISO Abbreviation:  J Public Health Manag Pract     Publication Date:    2004 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-02-17     Completed Date:  2004-04-06     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9505213     Medline TA:  J Public Health Manag Pract     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  94-9     Citation Subset:  T    
School of Nursing, The University of Texas at Austin, 78701, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Delivery of Health Care / organization & administration*
Practice Guidelines as Topic
Preventive Health Services / organization & administration*
Public Health Practice*
Quality Assurance, Health Care*

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