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When the Community Healthy Outcomes Team, a group comprised of leadership representing different sectors across Montgomery County in Ohio, conducted a health needs assessment in 2010, the results demanded action.
“Several things certainly jumped off the page with the assessment,“ says Bruce Barcelo, program director at GetUP Montgomery County. “And obesity, diabetes, all that continues to be extremely high in not only Ohio, but in Montgomery County.“ Based on this information, the team decided to develop a countywide initiative specifically aimed at encouraging healthy eating and active living. They went searching for programs and approaches to engage members of the community. Having seen several different models from across the country, the team chose to promote a “5-2-1-Almost-None” initiative; sending a prescriptive message that everyone can strive to achieve on a daily basis.
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Introducing CBISA PlusTM! – Connecting the Dots with CBISA Plus
We are thrilled to announce the release of our first new product since 2007, CBISA Plus TM!
This new product incorporates the results of your Community Health Needs Assessments (CHNA) with the rest of your CBISATM Community Benefit data for more robust management, tracking, and reporting. CBISA Plus ™ is designed to store and track important information regarding your prioritized community health needs.
- Answer key questions about how you’re addressing each of your identified needs and run reports to help you write an outstanding Implementation Strategy
- Report to your stakeholders on investments as they align with specific prioritized needs
- With CBISA PlusTM, you can do all this and more!
Join us for a webinar introducing CBISA PlusTM…
We will perform a live demonstration of the software, including a real-life example of the “life cycle of a need” in CBISA Plus™. We will also cover pricing and how to order, and answer any questions you may have.
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ACHI Webinar: Moving from Community Assessment to Priorities and Action in a Hospital-Public Health Collaboration
Many factors influence the health and well-being of a community, and one can measure health in many ways. This session offers a case example in: conducting a community health needs assessment; building community capacity and strengthening partnerships among hospitals, public health and community organizations; and moving from assessment of needs to action for solutions through the creation of a community health improvement plan. Read More …
Join Holleran for a Free Educational Webinar: “Developing Effective Partnerships for Your Community Health Needs Assessments”
Presenters: Lisa Lehman, President, and Colleen Milligan, Health & Human Services Specialist, Holleran Consulting
February 15, 2011
2-3 pm EST
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