Health Impact Assessment in the United States

A new public policy initiative is proposed, or a large-scale construction project. What is its potential impact on the health of the population? Are there adverse effects to address, health benefits to be promoted, some combination of both? A Health Impact Assessment (HIA) is a cross-disciplinary me...

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Main Authors: Ross, Catherine L., Orenstein, Marla (Author), Botchwey, Nisha (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer New York 2014, 2014
Edition:1st ed. 2014
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Integrating Public Health, Planning and Policy Development
  • The Purpose of HIA
  • Public Health and Community Planning 101
  • HIA, EIA, SIA and Other Appraisals
  • Part II - Introduction to Core Concepts and Key Examples of HIA
  • HIA: A Methodological Overview
  • U.S. Case Studies
  • International Case Studies
  • Part III - Applied Learning: Conducting an HIA
  • Screening
  • Scoping
  • Assessment
  • Recommendations
  • Reporting and Dissemination
  • Evaluation
  • Monitoring
  • Engaging Stakeholders and Vulnerable Populations in HIA
  • Part IV – HIA Today and Tomorrow
  • HIA and Emerging Technologies
  • Organizational Capacity for HIA
  • A Look Forward