Online Program

Improving Oklahoma's Health Status by Leveraging the UHF Americas Health Rankings

Monday, November 2, 2015 : 1:20 p.m. - 1:35 p.m.

Julie Cox-Kain, MPA, Oklahoma State Department of Health, Oklahoma City, OK

The State of Oklahoma is working to improve health outcomes through the alignment of people, sectors, initiatives and tools.  The presentation will describe how the Oklahoma State Department of Health uses health rankings as a tool to achieve collective focus and action on public health initiatives.

Learning Areas:

Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Describe the use of health rankings and how they fit in Oklahoma’s Performance Improvement Framework Demonstrate practical examples of using health rankings to build support for health improvement.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been Deputy Commissioner responsible for performance improvement at the Oklahoma State Department of Health for 6 years. This includes providing leadership and oversight for implementation and development of the Oklahoma Health Improvement Plan, the department strategic plan, associated business plans, agency accreditation and multiple cross-agency strategic alignment efforts.
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.