Healthy People 2000

Healthy People 2000

Public health A series of health goals promulgated by the US Public Health Services that provides insight into the state of American health; the priorities include health promotion–ie, targeting risk behaviors and health protection, which includes environmental or regulatory measures that confer broad-based protection, as well as preventative services and surveillance systems, addressing numerous specific issues. See Mortality, YPLL.
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Healthy People 2000, 2010, and 2020 identified quality of life improvement as a central public health goal (2).
It's still possible for the United States to reach the Healthy People 2000 target of smoke-free indoor work sites in all 50 states by 2020, the report said.
Categories: Health, Child care programs, Children, Dental fees, Dental insurance, Dental services, Dentists, Disease detection or diagnosis, Federal regulations, Federal/state relations, Health care programs, Health resources utilization, HHS Healthy People 2000 Program, HHS Healthy People 2010 Initiative, Medicaid, Medical services rates, Monitoring, Oral health, Standards, State programs
The noted gerontologist Robert Butler observed that Healthy People 2000 "expressed the Surgeon General's aspirations for the well-being and health of the American people and laid out some 300 health targets.
That rate is a far cry from the Healthy People 2000 objective of no more than 3 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births, Dr.
11) The Healthy People 2000 (12) initiative called for "at least 90% of all children entering school programs for the first time to receive an oral health screening" with appropriate referral for follow-up treatment and services.
Results indicate that on average, cities and their suburbs met or made progress toward meeting Healthy People 2000 goals for infant mortality, AIDS, tuberculosis, syphilis, and homicide between 1990-1999 and 1999-2000.
The report is part of Healthy People 2000, an HHS-led effort to set health goals for each decade and then measure progress toward achieving them.
In the chapter titled "Measuring Progress in Oral Health," Geurink provides very descriptive and detailed explanations of the Healthy People 2000 and Healthy People 2010 documents and includes a discussion of how these benchmarks provide an important framework for the assessment of oral health in the future.
Healthy People 2000 (Department of Health and Human Services [DHHS], 1991) estimates that older adults will make up the largest segment of our population as we move into the new millennium.
Groundbreaking research and extensive public awareness campaigns are the result of scientific knowledge gained through the Healthy People 2000 initiative.

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