Online Program

Community health needs assessment: A bridge to innovating health delivery models and strengthening the public health system

Saturday, November 2, 2013 : 1:14 p.m. - 1:26 p.m.

Dora Barilla, DrPH, MPH, CHES, Community Health Development, Loma Linda University Health, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA
The current policy environment creates an exciting opportunity to lead the nation forward with prevention and wellness at the core of future decision making. This panel will explore the opportunities in innovating and engaging communities as a part of the overall health system and to help different sectors imagine new mental models for their future roles in public health.

Learning Areas:

Chronic disease management and prevention
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Evaluate the connections between the community health needs assessment for hospitals and public health accreditation process Describe the new roles of health systems and public health in the new era of population health Identify the opportunities to engage communities and municipalities in improving the public's health

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am currently Assistant Vice president, Strategy and Innovation, Associate Director, Institute for health Policy and Leadership, and Associate Director, Institute for Community Partnerships at Loma Linda University Health. I have worked in healthcare for many years, partnering with hospitals, providers, health plans, public health, elected leaders, business and community-based organizations. I have implemented innovative alternatives to traditional healthcare by using a collaborative and community-based approach.
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.