Which of the following is a primary object of the ASHP statement?
Identify new opportunities for health system pharmacists' involvement in future public health initiatives
focus on well being of the population as a whole and emphasize helping everyone
reduce actual incidence and occurrence of injuries and diseases
all of the above
How is Public health initiatives different from public health?
its emphasis on the prevention of disease and health needs of the population as a whole
public health initiatives is what we as a society do to assure the conditions in which people can be healthy
a and b
none of the above
T/F: Micro public health service focuses on the well-being of the population as a whole
What is tertiary prevention?
reducing actual incidence and occurrence of diseases, injuries, and disability
decreasing the severity or progression of the disease, injury, and disability
treatment or rehabilitation to return the disease, injury, or disability to the initial or baseline state
According to public health policy, how should pharmacists participate in public health policy development?
legislative, regulatory, and oversight processes
manage drug therapy of victims
distribute emergency supplies
T/F: Role of policy as a determinant of health consists of initiatives to promote jobs, corporate growth, transportation infrastructure, and community development are deliberated by officials, executives, and other decision makers
Which of the following is the most prominent current concern from the reading "Role of policy as a determinant of health"?
Which of the following is NOT a national aim of National Quality Strategy?
health people/healthy communities
Which of the following is NOT a national priority of NQS?
health and well-being
person and family-centered care
all of the above are priorities
T/F: ACOs must cover more than 5000 beneficiaries, so they are relatively small systems.
Which of the following is a PCMH principle?
care is coordinated and/or integrated
physician is responsible for the whole person in all stages of life
pharmacist-led team that is responsible for patient's temporary care
pharmacists must be cultural competent
What is NOT a role of the pharmacist?
Which is NOT a type of public health law and policy?
What is interventional?
enabling public health statutes
federal, state, local policy designed to modify health risk factors
federal, state, or local policy implemented by non-health agency for primary purpose other than health
What is a general barrier to population health policy in America?
T/F: Medicare is the primary US public health insurance program for low income people, most of whom lack access to private insurance
Which of the following is correct about Medicare?
for people aged > 65 years and younger people with permanent disabilities
social insurance program that helps to provide health and financial security
may not cover some poor adults without dependent children
originally established to provide medical assistance to those receiving cash assistance
Which part of Medicare includes inpatient hospital, skilled nursing, hospice, and some home health visits?
How does ACA plan to improve population health?
expand insurance coverage
improve quality of care delivered
improve health care delivery systems
What roles do pharmacists play in health policy?