Presentation on theme: "February 21, 2012 Public Health and Human Services Subcommittee Presented by: Austin/Travis County HHSD Shannon Jones, Deputy Director Carlos Rivera, Director."— Presentation transcript:
February 21, 2012 Public Health and Human Services Subcommittee Presented by: Austin/Travis County HHSD Shannon Jones, Deputy Director Carlos Rivera, Director Community Health Improvement Planning for Austin/Travis County Healthy People are the Foundation of our Thriving Community
Vision: Vision and Mission Mission: Our community works together to of our Thriving Community. Healthy People are the Foundation create a healthy and sustainable Travis County.
What are CHAs and CHIPs? Community Health Assessment (CHA): 1. Informs community decision-making 2. Prioritizes health problems, and 3. Assists in development and implementation of community health improvement plans. Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP): 1. Based on CHA Findings 2. Action-Oriented 3. Addresses issues, including strategies and measures S ource: NACCHO
Why Do a CHA and CHIP? Engage community members on health issues Collaborate with partners, meet new partners Helps to understand health disparities in communities Enables leaders to establish health priorities based on community needs Satisfies requirements (grants; non-profit hospitals; HHSD accreditation) Strengthens viability to successfully compete for funding opportunities Integrated Planning
Health Impact Pyramid Health Impact Pyramid Source: Frieden, Thomas R. A Framework for Public Health Action: The Health Impact Pyramid. American Journal of Public Health. April 2010, Vol. 100, no. 4., pp
Working Together Model Source: University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. County Health Rankings Accessible at Government Community Grantmakers & Resources Assess Needs Priorities Pick Strategies Implement Efforts Evaluate Policies That Work Find Programs & Business Healthcare Education Public Health
Data / Research Logistics Community Engagement Coordinating Steering Austin / Travis County CHA CHIP Austin / Travis County Community Health Planning Committee Structure
Engagement and Action I. Partners / Stakeholders II. Community ActivityCHACHIP Precinct/District ForumsFeb – May 2012June – Sept 2012 Key Informant InterviewsMarch – April 2012Work Groups: July - Oct 2012 Focus GroupsApril 2012 ReportJune 2012December 2012 DisseminationJuly – Aug 2012Dec 2012 to Feb 2013 Health begins where we live, learn, work and play.
2012 Community Forum Locations Reagan HS – Feb 23rd Manor New Tech HS – April 26 Del Valle ISD Opportunity Center – March 22 Oak Hill – July 26 Pflugerville – June 28 Jonestown – August 23 Dove Springs – September 27 Austin HS – May 24 Precinct 1 Precinct 4 Precinct 2 Precinct 3 Lake Travis Decker Lake PFLUGERVILLE OAK HILL DEL VALLE JONESTOWN Austin HS REAGAN MANOR DOVE SPRINGS
Who are We and What is Public Health? Link to HHSD Video Address: