213341 Working with County Health Rankings in the real world

Monday, November 9, 2009: 3:10 PM

Julie A. Willems Van Dijk, RN PhD , School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, Madison, WI
The County Health Rankings, based on the Wisconsin model of population health, have been used for the last six years to rank the health of Wisconsin's counties and to communicate broad public health messages. This presentation will address how rankings can be used in local communities and the advantages and disadvantages of County Health Rankings, drawing on both the presenter's own experience as a Wisconsin county health officer as well as that of others.

Learning Objectives:
Describe how the County Health Rankings can be used in local communities

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have 15+ years of experience as a local public health official and have used the Wisconsin County Health Rankings in my practice
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.