Public policy is the system of laws, regulatory measures, courses of action (or inaction), and funding priorities implemented by a government entity or its representatives. Designing public policy is a continuous, iterative process that calls for stakeholders with diverse viewpoints to work together. The problems are often complicated, and context is important.
There’s a complicated relationship between public health and public policy. 5 Ways Public Policy Impacts Health explains how government actions or inaction — even in areas not always considered Read more
A Closer Look at the Intersection of Public Policy and the Drivers of Health Health means more than just health care. While access to clinical care is a contributing factor, our behaviors and the Read more
Transportation is an important part of state and local government budgets in Tennessee, and transportation infrastructure can also impact public health. Since good data and research are critical Read more