T

Taxation, 104

community, 182, 253 credits, 104, 136, 274 hospital/community collaboration, 253 tobacco, 75, 76, 323, 324 Technical assistance, 5, 7

community-level collaborations, 11, 184, 202, 203

federal support for states/localities, 367, 413, 417

information/communications systems,

139, 242-244, 307 sustainability, 7, 150 Technological innovations, 35, 37-38, 387 see also Computer applications; Internet;

Technical assistance academic health centers, 251 cost factors, general, 37-38, 39, 131-133 diffusion of, 39, 342-343, 367 health care delivery system, 213 information/communication systems, general, 35, 37-38, 39, 131-133, 134, 136 international perspectives, 38

managed care, 242 personal health care, 37 preventive measures, 35 public health agency/delivery system collaboration, 244, 251 public health laboratories, 139, 140 public health worker understanding of, 116, 117 Telecommunications Act, 134 Television, 31

see also Mass media community-level collaboration, 255 entertainment programming, 324-329 Hispanics, 320-321

public service announcements, 15, 319324 (passim) sexual behavior, 325, 328-329 violence, 311, 328-329 Terrorism, 3

see also Bioterrorism chemical agents, 138, 139, 141 hospital emergency response, 237 Model State Emergency Health Powers

Act, 106 state law reform, 106 World Trade Center, 286-288 Theory of reasoned action, 343 Tobacco use, see Smoking Toxic substances, 3, 60

community-level efforts, 312-313, 390

epidemiology, 55-56

in food, 55-56

gender factors, 55

industrial pollution, 289-290, 291

lead, 55

methylmercury, 55-56 monitoring systems, 100 rural areas, 54 urban areas, 54 workplace, 284 Toxic Substances Control Act, 284 Training, see Professional education Transportation, 36

hospital emergency response, 238 Tribal governments, 102-103, 421-422 TRICARE, 215

Turning Point initiative, xiii, xiv(n.3),

4(n.1), 106, 107, 121, 182-183, 184, 185, 203, 337, 442, 443, 451, 452, 454

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