253845 Take Care New York: A comprehensive health policy for New York City

Monday, October 31, 2011: 9:15 AM

Thomas Farley, MD, MPH , New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Queens, NY
Take Care New York sets specific goals in 10 key areas selected for their public health importance and proven amenability to improvement. It lays out the New York City Health Department's plans to help all New Yorkers live longer and healthier lives and it offers ideas for how individuals can improve their own health, and how organizations can help them do it.

Learning Areas:
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Describe how improvements in health and wellness can be achieved and sustained through the kind of policy and systems change included in Take Care New York. List the advantages/facilitators and drawbacks/barriers in implementing a health in all policies approach through Take Care New York.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am qualified to present because I am the Commissioner of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and Take Care New York is a health policy crafted by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
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.