The Zombie-Free Zone

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About us...

Welcome to the new Zombie-free zone! Before you enter there are a few things you must do.

You must...

  1. go through sanitization
  2. get a bacteria scan
  3. complete the survey

Affordable Care Act (ACA)

The ACA is intended to extend coverage to millions of uninsured Americans, to implement measures that will lower health care costs and improve system efficiency, and to eliminate industry practices that include rescission and denial of coverage due to pre-existing conditions.

How does the ACA impact the health insurance industry?

Middle class was negatively affected while the Lower classes benefited

Veterans Health Administration (VHA)

is the component of the United States Department ofVeterans Affairs (VA) led by the Under Secretary ofVeterans Affairs for Health that implements the medical assistance program of the VA through the administration

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

a federal organization that conducts and supports health promotion, prevention, and preparedness activities in the US with a goal to improve overall public health.

Administration for Community Living (ACL)

Headed by administrator, who reports directly to the secretary of health and human services

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)

Focus’ on minimizing human health risks associated with hazardous substances

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

A biomedical research facility

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

an agency for improving access to health care services for people who are uninsured, isolated or medically vulnerable.

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

agency that functions as a part of the department of health and human services to support research to help improve the quality of health care.

Indian Health Service (IHS)

The Indian Health Service (IHS) is an operating division (OPDIV) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). IHS is responsible for providing medical and public health services to members of federally recognized Tribes and Alaska Natives.

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is a branch of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. ... The Administrator of SAMHSA reports directly to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or USFDA) is a federal agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, one of the United States federal executive departments.

FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation's food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF)

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is a division of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). It is headed by the Assistant Secretary for Children and Families. It has a $49 billion budget for 60 programs that target children, youth and families.Help families get back on their feet financially

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), previously known as the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), is a federal agency within the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that administers the Medicare program and works in partnership with state

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration(OSHA) is an agency of the United States Department of Labor. Congress established the agency under the Occupational Safety and Health Act, which President Richard M. Nixon signed into law on December 29, 1970. With the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Congress created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.

Surgeon General/US Public Health Service

The United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps (PHSCC), also referred to as the Commissioned Corps of the United States Public Health Service, is the federal uniformed service of the U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) and is one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

the department of the U.S. federal government charged with protecting U.S. territory from terrorist attacks and providing a coordinated response to large-scale emergencies.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

the federal agency responsible for coordinating emergency planning, preparedness, risk reduction, response, and recovery.

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)

created under the Pandemic and All Hazards Preparedness Act in the wake of Katrina to lead the nation in preventing, preparing for, and responding to the adverse health effects of public health emergencies and disasters

State Health Departments

a division of a local or larger government responsible for the oversight and care of matters relating to public health

Local Health Departments

a government agency in the United States on the front lines of public health

What is public health?

the health of the population as a whole, especially as monitored, regulated, and promoted by the state.

What makes someone "healthy" according to our current healthcare system?

Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.

What is preventative medicine?

is the specialty of medical practice that focuses on the health of individuals, communities, and defined populations

What is epidemiology?

Epidemiology branch of medicine that deals with the incidence, distribution, and possible control of diseases and other factors relating to health.

What are health information systems?

Health information systems refer to any system that captures, stores, manages or transmits information related to the health of individuals or the activities of organizations that work within the health sector.

What is the purpose of health information technology?

Health Information Technology Includes: Electronic health records (EHRs). Your doctor keeps records of your health information, such as your history of diseases and which medications you're taking. ... EHRs (sometimes called "electronic medical records") are electronic systems that store your health information.

What is an Electronic Health Record (EHR)?

An Electronic Health Record (EHR) is an electronic version of a patients medical history, that is maintained by the provider over time, and may include all of the key administrative clinical data relevant to that persons care under a particular provider, including demographics, progress notes, problems, medications.

What is E-prescribing?

E-prescribing, or electronic prescribing is a technology framework that allows physicians and other medical practitioners to write and send prescriptions to a participating pharmacy electronically instead of using handwritten or faxed notes or calling in prescriptions.

What is E-health?

eHealth (also written e-health) is a relatively recent term for healthcare practice supported by electronic processes and communication, dating back to at least 1999. Usage of the term varies. A study in 2005 found 51 unique definitions.

What is telemedicine?

the remote diagnosis and treatment of patients by means of telecommunications technology.

Plan options...

  1. Gold- ($25)food, healthcare, living
  2. Silver- ($20) healthcare, living
  3. Platinum- ($15) food, living
  4. Bronze- ($10) food, healthcare
  5. Individual- $12