4108.0: Tuesday, November 14, 2000: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM

Maine's Public Health System

Information system issues: Although there is a strong interest and commitment to implement community health ptograms, "actionable" data has been lacking in Maine, particularly local (county or HSA) level information. MaineHealth (a nonprofit integrated health care delivery system in southern and central Maine)has just initiated a proect in collaboration with the Maine Center for Public Health to develop and produce Community Health Profiles for the ten county region, based on expanding the state's BRFSS. The plan is to replicate the project every five years and to secure state funding to support the ongoing oversampling that is needed
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Facilitator(s):Paul Campbell
12:30 PMDeveloping A Local Public Health System in Maine
Paul Hudson Campbell, ScD
12:45 PMEducation and training for Maine's public health workforce
Lisa S. Miller, MPH
1:00 PMEvaluation of a rural community primary care intervention project to improve health and reduce expenditures
Ronald D. Deprez, PhD, Nancy Asdigian, PhD, Burtt Richardson, MD, Paula Cutter, RN, Dan Meyer, PhD
1:15 PMInvolving Community Groups in Public Health Planning: The Maine Turning Point Experience
Kathleen E Perkins, MPA, Ann Conway, PhD
1:30 PMMaine Native American tribes and the Bureau of Health: Establishing a pathway to partnership
Paul L. Kuehnert, MS, RN, Dora Anne Mills, MD, MPH
Sponsor:Community Health Planning and Policy Development

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA