Community Health Improvement Planning | Indiana University Rural Conference 2020
From Group IU Center for Rural Engagement on September 29th, 2020
Based on local health assessment data, community health improvement plans (CHIPs) help communities set goals to meet a range of health objectives, from addressing gaps in services to preventing and treating chronic conditions. These plans, which contain goals that are SMART—specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and time-bound—maximize existing resources and networks and also include interventions that address root causes beyond the immediate needs. Dr. Priscilla Barnes, her team, and community partners are actively creating and implementing CHIPs that also consider emerging COVID-19 needs. Learn more about the steps toward building a healthier community in this session.
Presenters: Priscilla Barnes, Ph.D., IU School of Public Health-Bloomington; Katarina Koch, Southern Indiana Community Health Care; Rossina Sandoval, Southwest Dubois School Corporation; Ashlee Sudbury, Molly Marshall, and Cindy Barber, Purdue Extension; Bethany Daugherty, Schneck Medical Center; Amy Todd, St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church