Characteristics of a local health department that support use of social determinant data to mitigate health disparities
Learning Areas:Administration, management, leadership
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Public health administration or related administration
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Public health or related research
Explain the purpose and framework of the Health Equity Index as a tool for assessing community conditions and health outcomes. Identify characteristics of local health departments correlated with increased use of social determinant data.
Keyword(s): Health Disparities, Data/Surveillance
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the Co-Director of the Connecticut Practice-Based Research Network. Additionally,I support the Connecticut Association of Directors of Health's health equity initiatives to reframe community assessment and improvements in health outcomes through an emphasis on public health policy and practice. I have held the position of Associate Professor at The University of Copenhagen in Denmark and a postdoctoral fellow at Columbia University College of Physicians.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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