5109.0 Political Implications of Accreditation, Regionalization & County Health Rankings

Wednesday, November 2, 2011: 10:30 AM
Session Objectives: 1. Describe three evolving issues that may impact the structure of public health agencies and potential partnering opportunities resulting from these issues. 2. Discuss strategies and messages for translating the County Health Rankings into community action. 3. Discuss evidence-informed policies to improve the health factors in the County Health Rankings population health model

10:50 AM
Catalysts of organizational change: What sparks and maintains interest in regional approaches to public health service delivery?
Justeen Hyde, PhD, Jessica A. Waggett, MPH, Lise Fried, DSc, MS, Brianna Mills, MA and Geoffrey Wilkinson, MSW
11:10 AM
Regional Approaches to Public Health Service Delivery: Possibilities and Politics
Lisa VanRaemdonck, MPH, MSW, Kathleen Matthews, MPH and Lee Thielen, MPA
11:30 AM
Using the Affordable Care Act to strengthen population health: North Carolina experience
Pam Silberman, JD, DrPH, Sharon Schiro, PhD and Jennifer Hastings, MS, MPH

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Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)