From data to information for action: The county health rankings experience
Learning Areas:Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research
Define the challenges of developing health estimates for small counties. Identify the training and technical needs of local public health officials in the development of local health estimates. Differentiate necessary building block of collaboration between local, state and federal partners in order to move data from information to action.
Keyword(s): Community Building, Data Collection
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am an expert in the center and have worked in this field for several years. As an expert on this topic I have served as the PI and project director for an ongoing activity that has served to identify and develop methods for compiling data for community use to improve community health. Additionally, I have a medical degree from the University of Wisconsin and a MPH in Epidemiology from the University of Minnesota.
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.