The PURPOSE of the Public Health Finance & Management (PHF&M) site is to provide access to information relevant to financing and management of the public health system. The site serves to advance public health finance as an area of study.
Public Health Finance is defined as:
A field of study that examines the acquisition, utilization, and management of resources for the delivery of public health functions and the impact of these resources on population health and the public health system.
The Vision, Mission, and Goals of the site are:
To be recognized as the premier location for public health finance and management information
To provide knowledge to improve and sustain the public health system
• Advance the application of finance and management concepts to the practice of public health
• Promote stewardship by empowering public health professionals with essential financial, management, and related skills
• Disseminate and share information