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Community Health Workers: Data shows reduce hospitalization and improve outcomes for Patients with Multiple Chronic Diseases 

A 20-minute podcast discussed a recent American Journal of Public Health article about a randomized clinical trial that found that community health workers reduced hospitalization and improved outcomes in uninsured or publicly insured patients with multiple chronic conditions.  
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Getting to Results: Identifying and using performance measures for improvement
Save the date for: Thursday, July 19th, 10am – 3pm 
Location:  Mars Hill University, Asheville Center, Classroom 116, 303-B Airport Road Arden, NC 28704

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Who should attend?  
  • Individuals or organizations that partner with their hospital and/or health department to address community health priorities
  • Health department and hospital representatives involved with community health improvement
Participants will:
  • Identify 3 types of performance measures
  • Practice the 7 steps to identify performance measures and identify performance measures for a real program, initiative, or agency.
  • Identify “headline measures” and discuss their value
  • Plan how to use performance measures to improve performance
  • Communicate how performance measures contribute to population well-being (i.e. how your work contributes to the overall community health improvement work)

This training is free, and lunch will be provided.
Note: WNC Healthy Impact hosts this this training quarterly in various locations around the region. Upcoming dates are: Thursday, October 18th, 2018, and Thursday, January 17th, 2018, locations TBD

Much of the food that we waste could feed hungry families in our community. This Summit is an opportunity to learn more about an important piece in addressing community food security.

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