Improving Hypertension Control through Public Health and Primary Care Collaboration
Learning Areas:Chronic disease management and prevention
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Provision of health care to the public
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Describe the public health and primary care partnership as a means to accelerate clinical attention on addressing hypertension using the NQF 0018 results and other resources; Understand the benefits of practice facilitation in making clinical quality improvement changes; Understand the role of a non-physician health coach and other team members such as CHWs, Community Paramedics, and Community Pharmacists in hypertension control; Comprehend the importance of home blood pressure monitoring as a patient self-management tool
Keyword(s): Health Care Delivery, Performance Measurement
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Cherylee brings over 30 years of program development leadership experience in community health and health care to the Minnesota Department of Health. As the Community Health Systems Coordinator, she works on numerous community-clinical linkage projects and CDC grants. Cherylee completed her MPH at NYU and BS in community health education at UW-Lacrosse. Cherylee is the Treasurer for the SOPHE and is co-chair of the Minnesota Public Health Associationâs Leadership Committee.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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