Steuben County Department of Health and Hospital(s) Prevention Agenda 2013-2018 Priority Selection and Partners

Steuben County Prevention Agenda 2013-2018 Tracking Indicator Dashboard

I. Local County Department of Health - Priorities, Partners, Goals and Interventions

Community Health Improvement Plan

Prevention Agenda Priorities:

Preventing Chronic Diseases: View the State Action Plan for this priority

  • Access to High-Quality Chronic Disease Preventive Care and Management in Clinical and Community Settings.
  • Reduce Obesity in Children and Adults.

Partners:

  • Local Health Department
  • Hospital
  • Community Health Centers
  • Schools
  • Media Organizations
  • Housing Organizations
  • CBO-Youth Focused
  • Local Coalition

Goals:

  • Create community environments that promote and support healthy food and beverage choices and physical activity
  • Expand the role of health care and health service providers and insurers in obesity prevention
  • Expand the role of public and private employers in obesity prevention
  • Promote tobacco use cessation, especially among low SES populations and those with poor mental health
  • Promote culturally relevant chronic disease self-management education
  • Eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke

Interventions:

  • Promoting of policies and practices in support of breastfeeding
  • Increasing the availability, accessibility and use of evidence-based interventions in self-care management in clinical and community settings
  • Promoting NYS Smokers' Quitline
  • Develop and disseminate central resource guide to promote local hiking trails and natural resources
  • Advocate for inclusion of creating health environments with Regional Economic Development Council
  • Develop and expand joint use agreement with schools
  • Expand implementation of PE 4 Life
  • Promote Know Your Numbers Campaign
  • Educate health professionals to talk with patients about weight, nutrition and physical activity
  • Reduce sodium content in meals served to patients, visitors, staff and the public at area hospitals Office for the Aging meal sites and long term care facilities
  • Advocate for smoke free environments by encouraging Steuben County government to lead by example
  • Investigate use of prompts, decision supports and reminders regarding weight, physical activity, diet and tobacco use in Electronic Health Records at area hospitals

Local Health Department Contact

II. Hospitals - Priorities, Partners, Goals and Interventions

Arnot Health: Davenport Memorial Hospital

Community Service Plan

Prevention Agenda Priorities:

Preventing Chronic Diseases: View the State Action Plan for this priority

  • Access to High-Quality Chronic Disease Preventive Care and Management in Clinical and Community Settings.
  • Reduce Obesity in Children and Adults.
  • Reduce Illness, Disability and Death Related to Tobacco Use and Secondhand Smoke Exposure.

Partners:

  • Local Health Department
  • Hospital
  • Community Health Centers
  • Faith-Based Organizations
  • Mental/Behavioral Agencies/Organizations

Goals:

  • Promote culturally relevant chronic disease self-management education
  • Eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke
  • Expand the role of public and private employers in obesity prevention
  • Prevent initiation of tobacco use by New York youth and young adults, especially among low socioeconomic status (SES) populations
  • Promote tobacco use cessation, especially among low SES populations and those with poor mental health
  • Create community environments that promote and support healthy food and beverage choices and physical activity
  • Expand the role of health care and health service providers and insurers in obesity prevention

Interventions:

  • Promote physical activity and healthy eating through the media; implement evidence based programs promoting physical activity or healthy eating; rehabilitate, improve and promote parks, playgrounds and trails; community gardens and farmers markets; EHR/EM Promoting NYS Smokers' Quitline Increasing the availability, accessibility and use of evidence-based interventions in self-care management in clinical and community settings Promoting smoking cessation among people with mental health disabilities throug h partnerships with the NYS Office of Mental Health
  • Adopting tobacco-free outdoor policies
  • Implementing of Complete Streets policies, plans, and practices
  • Promoting of policies and practices in support of breastfeeding

Hospital Contact

Corning Hospital

Community Service Plan

Prevention Agenda Priorities:

Preventing Chronic Diseases: View the State Action Plan for this priority

  • Access to High-Quality Chronic Disease Preventive Care and Management in Clinical and Community Settings.
  • Reduce Obesity in Children and Adults.

Partners:

  • Local Health Department
  • Hospital
  • Business Organizations/Corporations
  • Philanthropies
  • Colleges/Universities
  • Schools
  • Media Organizations
  • Local Coalition

Goals:

  • Create community environments that promote and support healthy food and beverage choices and physical activity
  • Promote relevant chronic disease self-management education
  • Increase number of individuals participating in health screenings
  • Promote tobacco use cessation

Interventions:

  • Support local school district efforts to offer programmingto improve students' fitness and nutritional choices through acquisition of PEP grant
  • The PE4Life program has been discontinued
  • Offer Guthrie bariatrician expertise re: approaches to dealing with obesity in children
  • Support current programs, and develop others,focused on improving childhood fitness and reducing childhood obesity, as identified through Fit and Strong Together (FAST), a local coalition comprising community, hospital, physician, educational, fit ness center, and public health representatives
  • Promote “Walk with a Doc” program throughout Guthrie markets, the “Pop Can Fun Run” for children at Corning Hospital; and “Know Your Health Numbers” campaign (FAST)
  • Use traditional and social media to inform target audiences,encourage participation and report results
  • Align Corning Hospital practices with Breast Friendly Hospital guidelines
  • Increase the availability, accessibility and use of evidence-based interventions in self-care management in clinical and community settings
  • Offer health screenings targeted to specific populations, as well as presentations on important health topics to the public
  • Educate health professionals to talk with patients about weight, nutrition and physical activity
  • Continue to offer programs like the HealthWorks Diabetes Support Group, which meets monthly providing speakers on a variety of topics and health issues related to diabetes
  • Reduce sodium content in meals served in Corning Hospital's cafeteria; offer “Healthy Choice” alternatives at lower cost
  • Encourage patients to use eGuthrie, the patient portal to Guthrie EHR, for individualized health maintenance screening reminders
  • This information is also provided in print in each After Visit Summary
  • Educate Guthrie providers about availability of in-house, trained smoking cessation counselors
  • Promote NYS Smokers' Quitline

Hospital Contact

St. James Mercy Hospital

Community Service Plan

Prevention Agenda Priorities:

Preventing Chronic Diseases: View the State Action Plan for this priority

  • Access to High-Quality Chronic Disease Preventive Care and Management in Clinical and Community Settings.

Partners:

  • Local Health Department
  • Media Organizations
  • Social Services

Goals:

  • The Priorities Team for Steuben County selected the goals of: Creating community environments that promote and support health food and beverage choices and physical activity
  • Promote tobacco use cessation, especially among low SES populations and those with poor mental health

Interventions:

  • Evidence-based patient education and infrastructure to reduce the incidence of stage 2 chronic heart failure patients advancing to stage 3
  • Reduce the rate of cardiac-related complications and hospitalizations by 50% among Heart Disease Support Group partners
  • Promoting of policies and practices in support of breastfeeding

Hospital Contact