This paper, authored by members of the United States Air Force, proposes the integration of a Geographic Information System (GIS) with the healthcare system. GIS is used to understand and describe spatial relationships and behaviorsRead more
Ensuring healthy lives and promoting the well-being for all at all ages is essential to sustainable development. Significant strides have been made in increasing life expectancy and reducing some of the common killers associated with child and maternal mortality. Major progress has been made on increasing access to clean water and sanitation, reducing malaria, tuberculosis, polio and the spread of HIV/AIDS. However, many more efforts are needed to fully eradicate a wide range of diseases and address many different persistent and emerging health issues.
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Natural disasters are becoming increasingly frequent in regions throughout the United States. This study performed by researchers at Binghamton University focuses on how to prepare pharmaceutical supply chains for the effects of natural disasters. DuringRead more
According to the American Psychological Association, 20% of the veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder or major depression, yet many of them seek help outside of the VA systemRead more
Description This presentation will benchmark and explore the space of sustainability in health care systems. Showing what sustainability is, what it means to health care systems, why this area is taboo to Americans, and someRead more
Description Many process improvement efforts are partial or complete failures. Process improvement in the public sector is even more daunting. This report describes the challenges, program components, change management strategy, and lessons learned from aRead more