4358.0 Advancing Asthma Policy Change

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 4:30 PM
The overall objective for the session is to empower participants to become advocates for asthma policy change, using a new evidence-based, consensus-driven National Asthma Public Policy Agenda 1. The evidence for asthma policy as effective intervention what we know about what works 2. Case study from the field 3. The state perspective a synopsis of findings from state asthma programs 4. Creating an evaluation framework for asthma policy
Session Objectives: Describe the evidence to see policy as an effective asthma intervention. List significant characteristics of state asthma programs. Describe an evaluation framework for asthma policy.
Peggy Gallup, PhD, MPH

4:30 PM
We Can Do Better: Improving Asthma Outcomes in America
Julia Gray, MPH, Jacalyn Carden, MS, CAE, Jennifer Stanley, MA, John W. Moran, PhD, CQM and Ron Bialek, MPP
5:00 PM
Child Asthma Link Line: Outcomes from a Medicaid Managed Care Organization Matched Sample Study
Kathleen Coughey, PhD, Gary Klein, PhD, Caroline West, MPA, James J. Diamond, PhD, Abbie Santana, MSPH, Erin McCarville, MPH and Michael Rosenthal, MD
5:15 PM
Evaluating asthma-related policies at the state and local level
Elizabeth Herman, MD, MPH and Marcia Griffith, MPH
5:30 PM
Development of a national asthma public policy agenda
Katherine Pruitt and Janice E. Nolen

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)