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Session: Financing Public Health Services: Research and Practice
3215.0: Monday, November 06, 2006: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Financing Public Health Services: Research and Practice
Learning Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be able to: 1. Analyze comparisons among rural and other health departments to identify differences in governance, financing, workforce and activities and services provided. 2. Correlate organizational characteristics of public health systems and funding formulas used for local public health programs and activities. 3. Identify public health infrastructure-related barriers that communities may face in securing and using funds for chronic disease prevention programs. 4. Describe general public health financing issues and implications for the delivery of state and local public health services.
Organizer(s):Michael Meit, MPH
Moderator(s):Michael Meit, MPH
12:30 PMPublic health financing
Michael Meit, MA, MPH
12:40 PMFinancing rural public health activities in chronic disease prevention and health promotion  [ Recorded presentation ]
Lorraine R. Ettaro, PhD, MPH, Leigh Ann White, PhD, Tiffany Fitzpatrick, BA, Michael Meit, MA, MPH, Lauren Silver, BA, Benjamin Hamlin, MPH, Bhumika Piya
1:00 PMState funding formulas for local public health  [ Recorded presentation ]
Margaret A. Potter, MS, JD, Tiffany Fitzpatrick
1:20 PMPublic Health Financing: Results of the NACCHO 2005 National Profile of Local Health Departments  [ Recorded presentation ]
Julie Nelson Ingoglia, MPH
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Health Administration
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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