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Public & Population Health

Public and population health evidence helps us understand how we deliver and integrate services that affect the health of communities, and how we promote healthy communities.


Government Spending In Health And Nonhealth Sectors Associated With Improvement In County Health Rankings

A growing body of research highlights the role other factors outside the health system play in our health. This article, from the November 2016 Culture of Health Health Affairs issue, finds a meaningful positive relationship between an increase in rank among the County Health Rankings and public spending for a number of social services.