Key?Health?Determinants

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Description
To?effectively?develop?policies?and?programs?to?improve?population?health,?it?is?useful?to?use?a?framework?to
guide?the?process.?Different?organizations?and?governmental?agencies?(for?example,?Healthy?People?2020)?have
created?a?variety?of?such?frameworks,?which?establish?measures?for?assessing?population?health.?These?measures
frequently?are?derived?from?the?examination?of?epidemiologic?data,?which?include?key?measures?of?population
health?such?as?mortality,?morbidity,?life?expectancy,?etc.?Within?each?measure?are?a?variety?of?progress?indicators
that?use?epidemiologic?data?to?assess?improvement?or?change.
For?this?Discussion,?you?will?apply?a?framework?developed?by?Kindig,?Asada,?and?Booske?(2008)?to?a
population?health?issue?of?interest?to?you.?This?framework?includes?five?key?health?determinants?that?should?be
considered?when?developing?policies?and?programs?to?improve?population?health:?access?to?health?care,
individual?behavior,?social?environment,?physical?environment,?and?genetics.?
To?prepare:
Review?the?article??A?Population?Health?Framework?for?Setting?National?and?State?Health?Goals,??focusing?on
population?health?determinants.
Review?the?information?in?the?blog?post??What?Is?Population?Health??
With?this?information?in?mind,?elect?a?population?health?issue?that?is?of?interest?to?you.
Using?this?week?s?Learning?Resources,?the?Walden?Library,?and?other?relevant?resources,?conduct?a?search?to
locate?current?data?on?your?population?health?issue.
Consider?how?epidemiologic?data?has?been?used?to?design?population?health?measures?and?policy?initiatives?in
addressing?this?issue.
Write?this?discussion?on?how?the?five?population?health?determinants?(access?to?health?care,?individual?behavior,
social?environment,?physical?environment,?and?genetics)?affect?your?selected?health?issue,?and?which
determinants?you?think?are?most?impactful?for?that?particular?issue?and?why.?Explain?how?epidemiologic?data
supports?the?significance?of?your?issue,?and?explain?how?this?data?has?been?used?in?designing?population?health
measures?and?policy?initiatives.
**For?sources,?please?use?additional?materials?and?these?websites??whichever?is?better?for?the?writer
http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/StateHealth/index.html
https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/about/Foundation?Health?Measures
https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/default
http://www.improvingpopulationhealth.org/blog/what?is?population?health.html