The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has created a new webpage, Resources for Implementing the Community Health Needs Assessment Process, providing resources to be used for community health needs assessments and community health improvement plans related to revised community benefit obligations for public hospitals under the Affordable Care Act.
Prevention Agenda 2013: A Blueprint for Community Action to Improve Health in New York State. This Public Health Live features Jo Ivey Boufford, MD, President, The New York Academy of Medicine, and Sylvia Pirani, MPH, Director, Office of Public Health Practice, NYSDOH, discussing the new Prevention Agenda 2013-2017 and providing insight about opportunities for communities, hospitals and local health departments to work together to leverage their data and coordinate their assessment efforts to eliminate disparities and improve health within their communities. Originally aired March 28, 2013.
State-Community Collaboration Promotes Public Health Priorities to Improve New Yorkers'
Health, Quality of Life and Reduce Health Disparities.
The plan - Prevention Agenda 2013-17: New York
State's Health Improvement Plan - serves as a blueprint for local community action to improve health and address health disparities.
New York State Health Commissioner Nirav R. Shah released the 2013-17 Prevention Agenda: New York State's Health Improvement
Plan-a statewide, five-year plan to improve the health and quality of life for everyone who lives in New York State.