The Provision Of Public Health Services Essay

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Introduction The author was hired as the new Vice President of Quality and Safety for a full-service 600-bed government healthcare organization. Within the first month on the job, the national security threat level has been raised to Imminent, which means there is a credible, specific, and impending terrorist threat against the United States and the facility may be directly impacted. Upon this report, the Chief Executive Officer has requested an immediate six to eight (6-8) page report on a proposal for handling such a situation. The author has to be very knowledgeable, factual, accurate, and validated when presenting this proposal. The public health system takes into consideration “all public, private, and voluntary entities that contribute to the delivery of essential public services within a jurisdiction. Therefore this concept ensures that all entities’ contributions to the health and well-being of the community or state are recognized in assessing the provision of public health services”.

Examine the existing procedures related to at least four (4) of the ten (10) essential health services. Focus on the principal effects that these procedures will have on your hospital during the emergency.
The four existing procedures chosen from the ten essential health services that will be examine are:
Firstly, Monitor health status to identify and solve community health problems this aspect falls under the Assessment section of the essential public health services.
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