USA Health goals 2020

USA has a set of goals for 2020 like our 2023 vision. But more detailed and concrete. I must add it to USA HEALTH study.USA

http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topicsobjectives2020/default.aspx

Health Impact Pyramid – Frieden

A Framework for Public Health Action: The Health Impact Pyramid  Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH

A 5-tier pyramid best describes the impact of different types of public health interventions and provides a framework to improve health. At the base of this pyramid, indicating interventions with the greatest potential impact, are efforts to address socioeconomic determinants of health. In ascending order are interventions that change the context to make individuals’ default decisions healthy, clinical interventions that require limited contact but confer long-term protection, ongoing direct clinical care, and health education and counseling.

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Group Home (and Foster Home)

In 1968, there were approximately 700. In 1999 that number had grown 240%. Who knows how many now? The Federal Government under the Social Security act, and they are very evasive about answering the question. These group homes are paid for out of Social Security Tax monies.

A group home is a privately own house that has been approved to accommodate a group of people. The group home could be for troubled teens or people who are disabled.

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