Health Sciences Services
Health Sciences Administration (HSA) consists of an administrative team and unit structure that provides centralized resources and support to advance the vision, core values, and culture of the University of Washington. HSA supports aspects of all health sciences schools, including affiliation agreements, the Board of Health Sciences Deans
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Use and Disclosure of Protected Health Information (PHI
(5 days ago) PURPOSE This policy outlines the requirements for appropriate use and disclosure of protected health information (PHI), addresses the concept of minimum necessary as it applies to PHI uses and disclosures, describes the special restrictions on PHI requiring heightened standards of confidentiality, and references the requirement to document certain PHI disclosures made without patient
Meet The Team Health Promotion Research Center
(4 days ago) Meet The Team. Our team is comprised of staff, faculty, and students from the University of Washington. The UW Health Promotion Research Center (UW HPRC) has mentored hundreds of students over more than 30 years of community-based health promotion research. We are honored to have students support and progress the work of UW HPRC.
PEARLS Details & FAQs Health Promotion Research Center
(6 days ago) PEARLS is designed to be delivered by staff at community-based organizations who can visit older adults in their homes or in community settings that are outside of traditional mental health settings. PEARLS has also been implemented at community mental health agencies.
K-12 Resources For Educators Center for Ecogenetics
(2 days ago) The Environmental Health Science Education page of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences web site. This page is an excellent place to start when looking for high quality and scientifically sound curricula, lessons, and professional development oppportunities.
NW Center For Excellence In Media Literacy
(6 days ago) As an example the series of Images of Youth conferences it held in Washington State (2000-2006) focused on teen health issues (e.g. sexual and reproductive health, nutrition and physical activity, body image, , substance abuse prevention, violence prevention, etc.) from a media literacy perspective.
Presenters Bio Core SANE Training March 2009
(4 days ago) Alison has worked in the field of Women’s Health including wellness, perinatal and sexual assault since graduation from University of Rhode Island in the early ‘70’s. She has been a member of the Harborview SANE program since 2000. Currently, Ms. McNally is the HCSATS clinic nurse and lead RN for the SANE program.
Newsletter – Department of Astronomy
(6 days ago) The topics range from mental health in academia to networking at conferences. As of Spring 2020, all of our events are virtual. If you would like to learn more about GCAP, please visit our website. Contact: Email: [email protected] Mail: PAB, Room C319, 3910 15th Ave NE, Seattle, Washington, 98195.
Building Effective Health Information Systems
(Just Now) A health system comprises all organizations, institutions and resources devoted to producing actions whose primary intent is to improve health. In this diagram, you can see that health is much bigger than the absence of disease: it is affected by all levels of society, social interaction and institutions.
Master of Science in Health Metrics Sciences Department
(3 days ago) Master of Science in Health Metrics Sciences Applications for Autumn 2022 are open! The deadline to apply is December 1, 2021. In this unique master’s degree, students develop quantitative, data science, and research skills, alongside an understanding of the health metrics concepts, methods, and data sources required to meet the challenge of measuring and improving the health of the world
EPIDEMIOLOGICAL APPROACHES TO POPULATION HEALTH
(1 days ago) Health as a Concept Differs on the Level Being Considered. This section considers health from a cellular level, then at an individual human level, and ﬁ nally at the population level to give a perspective on how health can be produced within a society. Consider a human being and ask of what an individual consists.
Ali Mokdad Department of Health Metrics Sciences
(6 days ago) Ali H. Mokdad, PhD, is a Professor of Health Metric Science at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington and the vice chair of the Executive Council for the Population Health , launched by UW President Ana Mari Cauce to create a shared vision for improving the health and well-being of populations locally and around the world.
MPH Admission: How to Apply
(3 days ago) The Health Services MPH program reviews all applications as part of a holistic admissions process. Applicants are evaluated on a number of factors including their interest in public health, academic background, letters of recommendation, professional experience, transcripts, career goals, and more.
Public Health Ethics UW Department of Bioethics & Humanities
(8 days ago) Public Health Ethics. NOTE: The UW Dept. of Bioethics & Humanities is in the process of updating all Ethics in Medicine articles for attentiveness to the issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion. Please check back soon for updates! Erika Blacksher, PhD, Affiliate Faculty, UW Dept. of Bioethics & Humanities.
Gut Health and Child Survival Scientific Priority Area
(9 days ago) In addition, this study also aims to examine the use of respiratory care interventions and determine the impact of local COVID response on the ability of the Kenyan health system to continue delivering other health services. Sponsor: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Award Years: 05/01/2020 – 6/30/2021
Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement Policy
(9 days ago) The mission of the Ministry of Health and Child Care is to provide, administer, coordinate, promote and advocate for the provision of equitable, appropriate, accessible, affordable and acceptable quality health services and care to Zimbabweans using available resources, in line with primary health care approach.
Food for Thought: Revitalizing Indigenous Knowledge about
(8 days ago) The most recommended foods for heart and brain health belong to certain classes of common foods, such leafy greens, berries, fish and seafood, olive oil, nuts and avocado. These foods form the basis of recommended approaches to healthy eating, such as the Mediterranean diet and DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension).
About Department of Health Metrics Sciences
(4 days ago) Health metrics sciences is an integrated scientific field that is interdisciplinary, bringing together notions, methods, and techniques from statistics, demography, epidemiology, economics, and other social sciences aimed at providing rigorous measurement, using tested and high-performing instruments, to produce indicators that provide the
Mental Health and Function :: Green Cities: Good Health
(1 days ago) Public health officials are concerned, as stress is increasingly the source of community health problems, general burnout and depression, and lowered overall human productivity. 6 The World Health Organization identifies stress and low physical activity as two of the leading contributors to premature death in developed nations. 26,27 Stress
Building Effective Health Information Systems
(Just Now) A community health outreach mobile deployment is yet another illustration of a centralized system: each phone is a “node,” or data entry point, but information entered by each community health worker ends up in the same repository by syncing (sending its information) to a central server.
Empanelment Care Transformation
(8 days ago) Empanelment is the foundation for population health management, and the key to continuity of care through health maintenance. The goal of focusing on a population of patients is to ensure that every patient receiving primary care within UW Medicine gets optimal care and evidence-based screening and prevention, whether she or he regularly comes
Principles of Bioethics UW Department of Bioethics
(7 days ago) In health care decisions, our respect for the autonomy of the patient would, in common parlance, imply that the patient has the capacity to act intentionally, with understanding, and without controlling influences that would mitigate against a free and voluntary act. This principle is the basis for the practice of "informed consent" in the
Active Living :: Green Cities: Good Health
(5 days ago) People in communities with abundant greenspace generally enjoy better health. 8. People who use parks and open spaces are three times more likely to achieve recommended levels of physical activity than nonusers. 12 People prefer nearby, attractive, and larger parks and open spaces for their activity.
Health Equity in the USA
(8 days ago) Health inequalities and health disparities are more widely understood terms than health equity, connoting differences in health outcomes that might be considered unfair or unjust (Braveman 2006). These terms are typically related to socio-economic inequalities in most societies. The nature of the gradient—differences in health between the rich
About the Department of Health Systems and Population
(Just Now) The Department of Health Systems and Population Health (HSPop) prepares future health practitioners, managers, and researchers to conduct the unfinished work of improving the well-being of communities in the United States and throughout the world. We envision a future where systems effectively, efficiently, and equitably promote the health of
Urban Form, Air Pollution, and Health
(2 days ago) ity, and health, and we explore other aspects of the urban environment (i.e., green space, noise, and physical activity) that may modify the relationship between air pollution and health [14, 15]. Connections between air quality and health are well established [16–18]. Health impacts associated with within-
Types of Economic Evaluation in Healthcare
(4 days ago) the health sector i.e., can compare different drugs or technologies • Metric is a combination of length of life and quality of life Quality-adjusted life-year (QALY) Disability-adjusted life-year (DALY) • CUAs may not capture inter-health sector comparisons completely
Vision, Mission and Core Values
(2 days ago) Health Equity: We strive to ensure equity in health outcomes across all social groups by working to remove obstacles to health such as poverty, discrimination, and their consequences, including powerlessness and lack of access to good jobs with fair pay, quality education and housing, safe environments, and health care.
Upstream and Downstream Approaches to Inequalities in
(5 days ago) – The 800 lb. genome gorilla, health, and health inequalities – Social Epidemiology and Population Health – Socioeconomic inequalities in health • Some current explorations (briefly) – The downstream/bloodstream side of inequality – The life course and cumulative disadvantage – Communities as crucibles for growing health inequality
OHS Risk Assessment
(2 days ago) Health and Safety Risk Assessment Method The 5 steps to risk assessment are: Determine work activities Identify hazards Identify current risk controls Assess the risk Specify actions to reduce the risk Risk assessment should be conducted by competent people with practical knowledge 3 a. Determine work activities Work activities are listed in a
Economic Evaluation for Health Programs
(1 days ago) health intervention are expressed in money terms—that is, a dollar value is placed on the life-years gained—and thus a ratio of benefit to costs of less than one would imply that the intervention was not worth undertaking at all, while a benefit-to-cost ratio greater than one
Faculty Research Interests
(Just Now) Public Health Informatics standards, epidemic models, and molecular epidemiology in the context of global health; scientific and social networks as they pertain to collaborative research; novel 3-D imaging displays; environmental interventions for infectious disease; high-throughput biology; evolutionary game theory.
Global Health Workforce
(8 days ago) World Health Organization in preference to others of a similar nature that are not mentioned. Errors and omissions excepted, th e names of proprietary products are distinguished by initial capital letters. The World Health Organization does not warrant that the information contained in …
Thesis and Capstone
(4 days ago) National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2007–2014 (thesis) ( View in ResearchWorks) Chair: Hebert Members: Helfrich. 2017. Zainab Al-Tameemi (SBS) The effect of meaningful daily activity on Syrian and Iraqi refugee well-being in an urban Jordan sample (thesis) ( View in ResearchWorks)
Past Theses Maternal and Child Health Program
(Just Now) Past Theses. You can find theses from past students in the UW Health Sciences Library. To access them online go to UW Research Works and enter author name or thesis title into the search engine. "Early Pregnancy Loss in the Emergency Department, 2006-2016" (2020) . S.
THE CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS (CSHCN) …
(7 days ago) health and related services of a type or amount beyond that required by children generally.1” The CSHCN Screener© uses non-condition specific, consequences-based criteria to identify children with special health care needs for purposes of quality assessment or other population-based applications. Children are
Communicating with your Korean Patient
(9 days ago) health care. -When possible, engage the whole family in discussions that involve decisions about care. Managing Medical News • Bad medical news is often shielded from the patient. The family may believe that the patient is in no condition to make a decision and that bad news dissolves hope.
Emily C. Williams
(7 days ago) About. Emily Williams is an addictions health services and disparities researcher and an implementation scientist. She serves as Professor of Health Systems and Population Health and Director of the Doctoral Program in Health Services at the University of Washington.
Health Science Scholars Boot Camp Health Sciences Center
(4 days ago) The Health Science Scholars Boot Camp is a FREE pre-college program that provides motivated incoming minority Pre-Health & Science freshman the opportunity to kick-off their college experience and achieve their academic goals by providing two weeks of intensive preparation for mathematics and chemistry entry-level courses. Students will use the same textbooks used in college classes, take a
CBT+ and Culturally Responsive Practice
(5 days ago) health services including engagement in services, acceptance of treatment approaches and expectations, and actual or perceived benefits. Insuring that all children with mental health needs and their families are able to access needed care and that the care is …
(4 days ago) 9/2/20: "Taking care of your mental health," with George Dicks, Geriatric Mental Health Specialist, Harborview Medical Center. 9/9/20: "Having Fun & Learning New Things at Home: What Libraries Have to Offer," with Nancy Slote, Older Adults Program Manager, Seattle Public Library. View PowerPoint and Recording.
FINAL REPORT Occupational health and safety experience of
(4 days ago) Occupational health and safety experience of Day Laborers in Seattle, WA Noah S. Seixas Professor Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Janice Camp Senior Lecturer Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Hillary Blecker Graduate Student Community-Oriented Public Health …
Care Management Care Transformation
(2 days ago) Behavioral Health Management. Also known as Complex Care Management, this service is provided to coordinate health care services for patients with various co-morbidities and possible psycho-social issues. These patients require extensive use of resources or need assistance to coordinate their complex care.
Faxing Protected Health Information (PHI)
(1 days ago) Faxing Protected Health Information (PHI) Patient information should only be faxed to fulfill a treatment, payment or healthcare operations obligation or a specifically authorized request (see . COMP.103 Use and Disclosure of Protected Health Information). Fax machines should be safeguarded to reduce the likelihood of …