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  1. Improving Health Care, Part 5 : Applying the Dartmouth Clinical Improvement Model to Community Health.

    Article - En anglais

    Background :

    Traditional approaches to community health initiatives provide guidance on community mobilization, health assessment, planning, and intervention.

    Yet direction in how to frame the action steps to implement and measure results is often missing.

    Many community health initiatives find implementation overwhelming and ineffectual.

    Framework for community health-The clinical improvement model : The process-outcome methodology of continuous quality improvement (CQI) can translate large community aims into manageable projects.

    The sequential application of the clinical improvement model and the Community Health Value Compass for measuring outcomes-in state of health, quality of life, satisfaction, and costs-provides a link between data and action, thereby producing acountability for the community health initiative.

    Using the clinical improvement model in Twin Falls : Healthy Magic Valley (Twin Falls, Idaho) is the vision for long-term improvement in health status and reduction of health risks for the Southcentral Idaho Health Network.

    Since 1996 the Twin Falls Community Health Collaborative and SAFE KIDS Coalition have used the Value Compass model and CQI methods to decrease the rate of motor vehicle collisions, serious injuries, and deaths involving teens, while reducing the health, educational, legal, and financial consequences associated with teen-involved motor vehicle collisions. (...)

    Mots-clés Pascal : Santé communautaire, Evaluation, Méthodologie, Information, Santé, Planification, Accident travail, Trajet domicile travail, Accident, Adolescent, Age, Population, Démographie, Enfant, Alcoolisme, Programme sanitaire, Politique sanitaire, Ceinture sécurité, Prévention accident, Prévention, Classe âge, Toxicomanie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Community health, Evaluation, Methodology, Information, Health, Planning, Occupational accident, Travel to work, Accident, Adolescent, Age, Population, Demography, Child, Alcoholism, Sanitary program, Health policy, Safety belt, Accident prevention, Prevention, Age distribution, Drug addiction

    Notice produite par :
    ORS Auvergne - Observatoire Régional de la Santé d'Auvergne

    Code Inist : 002B30A11. Création : 19/02/1999.