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Population Health

Discussing Population Health . It is noted that The US government has taken a proactive role in this arena with the Center for Disease Control preparing a series of Health People initiatives, with the most current being Healthy People 2020.

1) Identify and discuss at least 5 key reasons for managing population health
2) Select one aspect of population, either nationally or globally, and discuss it in depth.

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One reason for managing population health is due to the fact that a healthier population decreases the burden on the healthcare system, due to the fact that there will be less incidences of emergency room visits for health related issues such as obesity induced diabetes (Type 2) etc. Another reason for managing population health, is due to the fact that a healthier population of citizens is more productive on their jobs, which boosts the national economy. A third reason that managing ...