Webinars

November 22, 2016 3pm EST

Action Center Refresh: Choose Effective Policies & Programs

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...
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June 09, 2015 3pm EDT

Rankings in Action: Income

This webinar will explore income data included in the Rankings (children in poverty, income inequality) and Additional Measures (median household income, children eligible for free lunch) as well as some of the policies and programs from What Works for Health that communities can use to address income. We will also talk with Nicole Keenan, former Policy Director for Puget...
November 14, 2013 3pm EST

Breaking Down the Rankings Model: Improving Access to Health Care

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?
July 30, 2013 3pm EDT

Take Action: Choose Effective Policies & Programs In-Depth

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.
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July 23, 2013 3pm EDT

Take Action: Choose Effective Policies & Programs - Choosing Policy!

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...
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April 23, 2013 3pm EDT

Breaking Down the Rankings Model: Tobacco and Alcohol Use

Tobacco use and excessive drinking are both leading causes of preventable death in the United States. Over 20% or the US adult population currently smokes cigarettes and 15% of adults drink excessively. The burden of tobacco use and alcohol are taking a large toll on the health of our local communities throughout the United States. 
February 19, 2013 8pm EST

Rankings in Action: What Works for Health - Evidence on Policies & Programs

 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. 
August 14, 2012 12am EDT

Take Action: Choose Effective Policies & Programs

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. 
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