Community Health Improvement
NNPHI and its member public health institutes (PHIs) are engaged in numerous Community Health Assessment (CHA) and Community Health Improvement (CHIP) initiatives with a broad range of partners, including public health departments, hospitals, and community-based organizations. As neutral conveners with expertise in facilitation, data collection and synthesis, and partner engagement, PHIs are ideally situated to provide support to a range of organizations in their collaborative CHA/CHIP efforts.
- Using Community Health Data to Advance Public Health in Rural Areas (PDF, 467 KB)
April 2013. Public Health Management Corporation.
Presentation at Rural Health Conference on Public Health Management Corporation’s capabilities for community health needs assessments and how the recently completed assessments for 28 hospitals for Delaware Valley Healthcare Council can serve as a model for rural hospitals to meet the Affordable Care Act requirements.
- Community Health Assessment, Part 1 (PDF, 1675 KB)
April 23, 2012. NNPHI.
Presentation on NNPHI's work and impact in CHA/CHIP, including how NNPHI and its members are building national partnerships for CHA/CHIP.
- Community Health Assessment (CHA) Webinar (PDF, 833 KB)
May 14, 2012. Health Resources in Action.
Examples of how member institutes Health Resources in Action, North Carolina Institute for Public Health, Georgia Health Policy Center, and Louisiana Public Health Institute are playing significant roles in the CHA field.
- Bell County Community Needs Coalition: 2010 Community Health Assessment (PDF, 623 KB)
May 23, 2012. Texas Health Institute and Bell County Indigent Health Services Department.
Presentation on how CHA data were used to help the county, hospitals, human service organizations, employers, schools, and other stakeholders to better understand the health and human services concerns of Bell County residents, prioritize the issues, and identify resources for addressing them.
To learn more about Community Health Improvement and connect with public health institutes with expertise, contact Melissa Schigoda, Program Coordinator, at .
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