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When: October 15, 2015
2:30-4:00 PM EDT
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A New Road Forward – How Hospital, Public Health and Stakeholder Collaboration has Changed the Community Health Landscape
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The American Public Health Association, Prevention Institute, Public Health Institute and Trust for America’s Health, with the tremendous support of multi-sector co-sponsors, invites you to the first in a new Dialogue4Health webinar series focused on seizing new opportunities to engage multiple sectors in community health and prevention.

The health care landscape is changing rapidly and this focus on transformation opens exciting new opportunities to advance population health. It is increasingly clear that achieving the promise of greater community health and equity requires the knowhow, innovations and commitment of a wide range of sectors and stakeholders.

The first webinar highlights how hospitals, public health, and key stakeholders are already working together to creatively and effectively address needs in their communities. Specifically, the webinar will:

• Give an overview of population health improvement and community prevention during this time of health care transformation, including further insights on defining population health improvement.
• Establish the value of collaboration between public health, hospitals, and other key stakeholders to improve population health and advance health equity.
• Share insights and key findings from a recent University of Kentucky study of public health and hospital collaborations, and identify ways to strengthen and support existing collaborations, as well as how to inspire and support new ones.
• Provide lessons learned from the Detroit Regional Infant Mortality Reduction Task Force’s successes in improving outcomes through coordination with a diversity of funders and partners; how they are leveraging the skills of community health workers; and how they are working to inform policy.
• Describe CDC’s current efforts to encourage public health and hospital collaborations, including promising practices and future endeavors.

• Mary Pittman, DrPH, President and CEO, Public Health Institute
• Lawrence Prybil, PhD, LFACHE, Professor, University of Kentucky College of Public Health
• Kimberlydawn Wisdom, MD, MS, Senior Vice President of Community Health & Equity and Chief Wellness Officer, Henry Ford Health System
• John Auerbach, MBA, Associate Director for Policy at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

• Matthew Marsom, Vice President of Public Health Policy and Advocacy, Public Health Institute

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