142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Healthy People Overview & Evolution of HealthyPeople.gov

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Sunday, November 16, 2014 : 2:35 PM - 2:55 PM

Theresa Devine, MPH , Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, US Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD
The purpose of this presentation is to provide an overview of the Healthy People initiative and to discuss the evolution of HealthyPeople.gov. This is the first decade where Healthy People is fully digital. HealthyPeople.gov allows Healthy People to be more dynamic and flexible to more readily respond to the changing priorities of public health by modifying the scope and focus of the topic areas and objectives. Learn about the newly launched web-based tools that provide strategies for state and local organizations to implement Healthy People 2020 in their communities. Individuals can access online the most current Healthy People 2020 objectives and data as they are updated throughout the decade.

Learning Areas:

Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences

Learning Objectives:
Name at least one current activity to implement Healthy People 2020 and achieve the Healthy People 2020 targets. Demonstrate how to find Healthy People 2020 resources online.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I manage HealthyPeople.gov, including HealthyPeople.gov content maintenance.
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.