244260 "Jump Starting" Healthy People 2020 in the Field

Monday, October 31, 2011

Geri Tebo, RN, BSN, MA , US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Rockville, MD
Yen Luong, MPH RS , US Department of Health and Human Services, Association for Prevention Teaching and Research / Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Rockville, MD
With the launch of Healthy People 2020 (HP 2020) in December of 2010, the US Department of Health and Human Services (USDHHS) presented a prevention agenda to the nation, which serves as a model framework for health promotion and disease prevention. To evaluate the use of this model and the level to which states, territories, tribes and local communities are able to effectively integrate HP2020 into their health planning, the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) has awarded funding to jurisdictions and communities throughout the U.S. to support the dissemination of this framework. Through this process, ODPHP is able to assess the diverse ways in which HP2020 can provide benchmarks, complement state planning efforts and focus communities on health improvement.

The presentation will discuss examples of responses to HP2020, ways in which its framework and 42 different topic areas are being used to support state and local priorities, and the benefits and challenges of data collection at all levels. Special emphasis will be placed on the role of partnerships in the implementation of HP2020 and sustainability of the projects.

Learning Areas:
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Program planning
Public health administration or related administration
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Discuss how to utilize Healthy People to align health promotion and disease prevention efforts with the National agenda. Explain how to focus community stakeholders on health planning efforts to maximize impact with measurable data. Describe at least one example of a case study of how the Healthy People framework has been implemented by topic areas and stakeholder groups to improve health.

Keywords: Healthy People 2000/2010, Community Planning

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a Public Health Advisor with ODPHP and have been a State Healthy People Coordinator for Arizona previously. I have 'on the ground' experience implmenting Healthy People with commununity stakeholder and data driven processes. I currently lead the State and Community awards that ODPHP awards to demonstration sites.
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.