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Report urges coordinated approach on preventive care

January 29, 2013
by Paul Barr
Modern Healthcare

 

The not-for-profit Trust for America's Health is calling for a revamp of public health management at the federal, state and local levels in a report that urges a greater focus on preventive care.

The report, called “A Healthier America 2013: Strategies to Move From Sick Care to Health Care in the Next Four Years (PDF),” argues that the different agencies in HHS involved with preventive healthcare should work more closely together to coordinate efforts, and existing attempts to become more coordinated have been too slow in creation. 

 

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