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Integrated Preventive Healthcare Service(IPHS)

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1. Goals of IPHS is following:
(1)Increasing the utilization of preventive care services. (especially in the healthcare facilities deficient area)
(2)Early detection and intervention of high-risk and pre-clinical cases.
(3)Improving the effectiveness of case management.
(4)Integrating the 3 level of prevention including health promotion and education, early detection and treatment and medical care system.

2.IPHS Implementation is following:
(1)The first priority is current provided items including NHI Adult PHS, PAP smear, community 3H screening (BP, blood sugar & cholesterol) and cancer screening (oral, breast, cervical, colorectal Ca)
(2)The options are based on local needs and financial support including hepatoma screening, bone density examination and body fat examination...etc.

3. From 2002 to 2005, we have achieved the following:
(1)Counties in participation: In 2002 five counties and cities joined the program. In 2003 the number increased to 17. In 2004 and 2005, 19 counties and cities had joined, including Keelung, Taipei County, Taipei City, Taoyuan County, Hsinchu County, Hsinchu City, Miaoli county, Nantou County, Taichung County, Taichung City, Yunlin County, Changhua County, Chiayi County, Tainan County, Kaohsiung County, Pintung County, Ilan County, Hualien County, and Taitung County.
(2)General public participation: 540,000 people used the consolidated service and were quite satisfied. (2003-2004)