Hot off the presses, the annual County Health Rankings were released today, revealing the relative health of Illinois counties by comparing them on a range of factors that influence health including high school graduation rates, obesity, smoking, and family and social support. Among the healthiest: Douglas County, which earned the distinction of the healthiest county […]
This webinar will cover the following topics: Using subject matter experts, state/national resources to develop good IPLAN outcomes Process vs. Outcome Measures – role of each Measuring Progress Towards Outcomes Establishing Outcomes Related to Social Determinants and How to Measure Progress Link to Performance Improvement and QI More information coming soon!
With a healthier workforce, we get a better economy and higher quality of life. Worksite wellness programs boost employee morale and health, and are good for business, to boot. Did you know that for every $1 spent in wellness programs, companies could save an average of $3.27 in medical costs and $2.73 in absenteeism costs? […]
At a public meeting headlined by U. S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sibelius, the City of Chicago Department of Public Health released their Healthy Chicago 2012 Annual Report. In his presentation, DPH Commissioner Bechara Choucair detailed great stories of success – expanding access to oral health care for all CPS students, launching the PlayStreets initiative, […]