2019 CityHealth Policy Assessment
2019 CityHealth Policy Assessment
Nov 19, 2019

CityHealth, an initiative of the de Beaumont Foundation and Kaiser Permanente, released its 2019 CityHealth Policy Assessment. This report rates the 40 largest cities in the United States on how they have advanced policies that improve the health of their citizens.

November is American Diabetes Month! Think Inclusion!
November is American Diabetes Month! Think Inclusion!
Oct 24, 2019

November is American Diabetes Month! NCHPAD has created an online Diabetes Prevention Awareness Campaign to promote the inclusion of people with disabilities in Diabetes prevention programs and interventions.

Leveraging Community Knowledge through Community-Based Participatory Research
Leveraging Community Knowledge through Community-Based Participatory Research
Oct 24, 2019

Within public health and increasingly in health care, there is interest in understanding how to more effectively work with communities to identify their health priorities and incorporate consumer voice into program design. Community-based participatory research (CBPR)is one such strategy to meaningfully engage consumers’ perspectives.

Want to Find Out if You’re at Risk for Prediabetes? Google It!
Want to Find Out if You’re at Risk for Prediabetes? Google It!
Aug 02, 2019

More than 1 in 3 adults in the United States have Prediabetes, and 90% don’t even know they have it. Could you be one of them? There is an easy way to find out if you or a loved one may have Prediabetes—just Google it!

Understanding Medicaid Buy-In: A Tool To Advance Employment for People with Disabilities
Understanding Medicaid Buy-In: A Tool To Advance Employment for People with Disabilities
Aug 02, 2019

Medicaid “buy-in” allows workers with disabilities access to Medicaid community-based services not available through other insurers. Nationally, workforce participation among people with disabilities is significantly lower than those without disabilities.

Public Health WINS Is a Call to Arms as Well as a Roadmap for All Who Care About a Thriving, Healthy Nation
Public Health WINS Is a Call to Arms as Well as a Roadmap for All Who Care About a Thriving, Healthy Nation
May 03, 2019

In January the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) in partnership with the deBeaumont Foundation, released the Workforce Interests and Needs Survey (WINS.) This survey, conducted in 2017, is the only nationally representative data source of the governmental public workforce. PH WINS is a national survey of state and local public health agency employees.

Addressing Social Determinants of Health Can Improve Community Health & Reduce Costs
Addressing Social Determinants of Health Can Improve Community Health & Reduce Costs
Oct 29, 2019

The National Institute for Health Care Management Foundation released a new infographic entitled "Addressing Social Determinants of Health Can Improve Community Health & Reduce Costs." The infographic was developed from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation County Health Rankings Model and the McKinsey 2019 Consumer Social Determinants of Health Survey.