Tag Archives: Public Health

Review of Healthy People 2010 Shows Progress, but Disparities Persist

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. by Cheryl Rowan “A review of the Healthy People 2010 report unveiled in October, shows significant progress has been made in an array of health improvement initiatives, yet health disparities and child … Continue reading

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Healthy People 2020 Leading Indicators Released

The following was posted on the BHIC blog. This week, during the American Public Health Association 139th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, the Healthy People 2020 Leading Indicators were released.  This list of 12 Leading Health Indicators has been selected to … Continue reading

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Lists of 10 things for Patients

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. 10 dumb things you do at the doc’s office http://bit.ly/lmyOHl By Elizabeth Cohen, CNN Senior Medical Correspondent Talking on your cell phone in the examining room, forgetting what medicines you take and … Continue reading

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Public Health Newswire

http://www.publichealthnewswire.org/ APHA launches a new online portal – Public Health Newswire – the essential resource for up-to-date information and opinions on the top issues affecting public health. News and events from a wide range of leading publications and events across … Continue reading

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Healthcare-Associated Infections Webinar

Register Today: Healthcare-Associated Infections Webinar August 16, 2011  |  12 p.m. EDT The first webinar in the Healthy People webinar series will focus on healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). The webinar will highlight the importance of this public health issue, provide an overview of … Continue reading

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HARC III – Health Literacy Annual Research Conference

The following was posted on the HealthLiteracy Listserv by Michael Paasche-Orlow. “Registration is open for the 3rd Health Literacy Annual Research Conference. http://www.bumc.bu.edu/healthliteracyconference/ October 17-18, 2011 The Health Literacy Annual Research Conference is an interdisciplinary meeting for investigators dedicated to … Continue reading

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In Case of Emergency, Check Twitter

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://t.co/FhIbzfN By Neil Versel InformationWeek July 29, 2011 Twitter, Facebook, and online communities can help healthcare organizations, emergency personnel, and government agencies better prepare for and respond to emergencies, so it’s a … Continue reading

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Archive Videos: Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit

The following was posted on the BHIC Blog. http://ow.ly/5DqQk Health Literacy Wisconsin has placed videos of the 4th Annual Wisconsin Health Literacy Summit online. The summit was held in April, 2011. Online videos include Cindy Brach MPP, Agency for Health … Continue reading

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Public Health Emergency Response Guide

US DHHS/CDC. 2011 http://emergency.cdc.gov/planning/responseguide.asp English and Spanish PDF files to download The Public Health Emergency Response Guide for State, Local, and Tribal Public Health Directors is an all-hazards reference tool for health professionals who are responsible for initiating the public … Continue reading

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How to Implement Healthy People 2020 in Your Community

http://healthypeople.gov/2020/implementing/default.aspx How Do You Create a Movement? It starts with one community at a time. With the Healthy People 2020 topic areas and objectives in place, we can now provide data and tools to enable States, cities, communities, and individuals … Continue reading

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