Health Healthcare System Population Health
The United States has made enormous progress during the past century in improving the health and longevity of its population through public health interventions and high-quality clinical care. In 2015, life expectancy at birth was 78.8 years, 10 years longer than in the 1950s (1). Smoking prevalence rates among adults and teenagers are less than half what they were 50 years ago (2). The proportion of people without health insurance is at a historic low of 8.8% (3). Health reform efforts have also improved health care quality and slowed the growth rate of health care costs.
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HVCCW is a diverse group of community based organizations united to address the social determinants of health through capacity building and collective action.
Hudson Valley Collective for Community Wellness
C/O Maternal Infant Services Network
10 Little Britain, Rd., Newburgh, NY 12550
Phone: (845) 561-3575
E-mail: [email protected]