Evaluating Health Care-Community Collaborations – A Three-Part Series

Evaluating Health Care-Community Collaborations: Implications and Recommendations for the Field

Nov 10, 2016

On November 10, NCCOR hosted part three of a three-part Connect & Explore webinar series on Evaluating Health Care-Community Collaborations. The webinar featured groundbreaking research examining hospitals’ community benefit activities to improve healthy food access, reduce risk of obesity and diet-related disease, and promote healthier food systems in their communities. The webinar also featured an overview of the newly released white paper, “Evaluating Community-Clinical Engagement in Childhood Obesity: Implications and Recommendations for the Field.” Speakers included Emma Sirois, MA and Susan Bridle-Fitzpatrick, PhD, from Health Care Without Harm; and Brook Belay, MD, MPH and Daniel Kidder, PhD, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Evaluating Health Care-Community Collaborations: Hospital-Based Programs

Sep 14, 2016

On September 14, NCCOR hosted part two of a three-part Connect & Explore webinar series on Evaluating Health Care-Community Collaborations. The webinar featured two case studies highlighting strategies used by hospitals to engage communities in addressing childhood obesity. Speakers included Victoria Rogers, MD, Director, Let’s Go! The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center; and Ihuoma Eneli, MD, MS, FAAP, Professor of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University, Director, Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition, Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Speakers discussed efforts to assess the reach, effectiveness, adoption, impact, and maintenance of hospital-based programs at the community level.

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Evaluating Health Care-Community Collaborations: Community-Based Programs

Jun 7, 2016

The health care sector is working toward engaging communities to directly address population health, including childhood obesity prevention. On June 22, NCCOR hosted a Connect & Explore webinar featuring two case studies highlighting strategies used by clinics to engage communities in addressing childhood obesity. Speakers included Darcy Freedman, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor of epidemiology, biostatistics, and social work at Case Western Reserve University; Associate Director of the Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods; and Director of the Ohio Building Capacity for Obesity Prevention Research Network, Elsa Keeler, MD, MPH, FAAP, a Pediatric Physician with HealthPartners and Marna Canterbury, MS, RD, Director of Community Health at Lakeview Health Foundation at HealthPartners. Speakers discussed efforts to assess the reach, effectiveness, adoption, impact, and maintenance of programs at the community level.

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