Healthy People 2010


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Healthy People 2010

a government-sponsored statement of national health objectives in 28 focus areas designed to identify and reduce the most significant preventable health threats within the United States. The overall goals of the program are to increase the quality and length of life and to eliminate health disparities.

Health·y Peo·ple 2010

(helth'ē pē'pĕl)
Comprehensive, nationwide health promotion and disease prevention agenda by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; contains 467 objectives for improving health of all people in U.S. during first decade of 21st century.
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HHS published a series of Healthy People 2010 documents in the years leading up to 2010.
American medicine emphatically surpassed the Healthy People 2010 goal for reduction of invasive Streptococcus pneumoniae infections well ahead of schedule in both of the highest-risk target groups: children under age 5 years and seniors.
The information presented in this section was derived from the Healthy People 2010 Final Review compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and collaborating agencies under the direction of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
The LHI for Healthy People 2020 (see Figure 2), identified by the IOM, are similar to the LHI for Healthy People 2010.
Released in December 2010, Healthy People 2020 includes nearly 600 health objectives--up from 467 in Healthy People 2010.
This edition places health care delivery in the context of current reforms and includes new ideas such as the medical home concept and initiatives such as Healthy People 2010, reform in other countries, high-deductible health plans, the state of employment-based insurance, patient-centered care, primary care, and expanded sections on health care professionals, chronic diseases, vulnerable populations, and clinical guidelines.
However, the rate fell far short of the Healthy People 2010 goal of 90% for pneumonia vaccinations in that age group, according to the latest News and Numbers from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
Department of Health and Human Services' Healthy People 2010 agenda--is the fifth in a 10-year look at the status of women's health in this country.
The report from Rural Healthy People 2010 gives an estimated cost of tobacco mortality and morbidity treatment of 5073 billion dollars in medical costs (Stevens, Colwell, & Hutchison, 2010).
According to the federally funded Healthy People 2010 report, Americans need to reduce their saturated fat intake by 15 percent.

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