We’re giving the Roadmaps to Health Action Center a refresh and we want to hear from you. Join us Nov. 22nd for a first look at the updated Choose Effective Policies & Programs step. In this interactive webinar short, we’ll share some new features from our first refresh and hear from you about what else we can do to make the Action Center work for you. What works now...
While we know that health is more than health care, access to health care continues to be an important component in community health. Health insurance is a key part of ensuring access to care. Nationally, over 47 million nonelderly were uninsured in 2012. But how will the Affordable Care Act improve access to health care and help to improve community health?
Kate Konkle will host this in-depth webinar and Sarah Kile will again be the guest presenter. On this webinar, Sarah will focus on how her two-county health improvement planning coalition used the Policy Advocacy Choice tool in their community.
On this webinar, Community Coach Kate Konkle will provide an overview of the Choose Effective Policies & Programs Guide in the Roadmaps to Health Action Center. The webinar will also feature guest presenter Sarah Kile of the Central Michigan District Health Department, who will discuss how their coalition...
Jan O'Neill, Community Engagement Specialist, and Alison Bergum, Lead Researcher for What Works for Health will be presenting the What Works for Health tool. They will be joined by guest presenter Heather Cole, Health Educator with the Central Michigan District Health Dept. and Project Coordinator for the Together We Can health improvement initiative. She will share the process they used to choose evidence informed strategies using What Works for Health and other resources.
Choosing effective policies and programs that work in real life will maximize your chances of success. Not every well-intentioned policy or program is effective. Taking the time to look for strategies that have been shown to effectively address particular problems or issues will be time well spent.
Deb Nichols, Public Health Educator and Public Information Officer for the Cattaraugus County Health Department in western New York, was our guest speaker for this Take Action Cycle webinar on Assess Needs & Resources. Deb shared how they used the County Health Rankings as a call to action, bringing together many different stakeholders each of whom "owned" different pieces of data.