Annie Collum, BSN, RN
Annie Collum, BSN, RN is the RIA Senior Manager, Physician Liaison in Denver, Colorado
April 12, 2022health, screening, wellness
Improving Women’s Health
Women experience many unique health issues. Healthy People 2030 (health.gov) focuses on addressing these specific needs in order to improve women’s health and safety throughout their lives.
Women are at risk for diseases like breast and cervical cancer. Screening for these diseases and health issues that disproportionately affect women is key to identifying problems and making sure women get the treatment they need.
Here are links to some key information that can help improve women’s health and lives:
Reduce the female breast cancer death rate
Increase the proportion of females who get screened for breast cancer
Increase the proportion of females who get screened for cervical cancer
Increase the proportion of females at increased risk who get genetic counseling for breast and/or ovarian cancer
Reduce the proportion of adults with osteoporosis
Reduce hip fractures among older adults
Increase the proportion of older adults who get screened for osteoporosis
Increase the proportion of older adults who get treated for osteoporosis after a fracture