Hospital Health Promotion: Swimming or Sinking in an Upstream Business?

@article{Hilgerson2003HospitalHP,
  title={Hospital Health Promotion: Swimming or Sinking in an Upstream Business?},
  author={Lori L Hilgerson and T. Prohaska},
  journal={Health Promotion Practice},
  year={2003},
  volume={4},
  pages={56 - 63}
}
  • Lori L Hilgerson, T. Prohaska
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Health Promotion Practice
  • Healthy People 2000 (HP 2000) calls on hospitals to offer health promotion programs addressing priority health needs of the community. Historically, this upstream initiative has not been present in health care. With the increasing provision of these programs, this case study examined their content to further understand potential public health impact. The health promotion programs offered to the community–both the general public and corporate employees–by an urban Midwest hospital were assessed… CONTINUE READING
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