Friday, November 11, 2016

Diving Into Health Disparities and Health Equity

It has been a few months since we last met.  Since that time, CHIP Partners have had many opportunities to learn about the issues that frame our CHIP priorities -specifically around health disparities & health equity.  For a summary of two of these events, please click here. In addition to these events, we've also completed the first iteration of our Infant Mortality scorecard, as well as conducted research into data and strategies.

It's now time to reconvene and determine which strategies we collectively want to work on. Our next meeting is scheduled on:

October 19th; 3-5pm
Cherokee Room, MAHEC Education Building
121 Hendersonville Road, Asheville


New information/data on the curve(s) we are focused on turning
  • Root causes of death- update from BC Child Fatality Prevention Team
  • Other data we need?
New information or insight on the story behind those curves
  • Reflection on our time with Dr. Arthur James
  • Update on movement/activity since then
Partners with a role to play (Partner Updates)
  • Community Centered Health Home
  • Buncombe County Health & Human Services
  • Other updates?
New information on what works to do better in our community
  • NC Perinatal Health Strategic Plan
  • NICHQ recommendations

Between now and our meeting, I also ask that you visit the scorecard and provide feedback on what is missing or needs to be changed. The following link is to the main Buncombe County CHIP Scorecard that includes all of our priority work.  A brief video tutorial is provided to help you learn how to navigate the scorecard.  Scroll down the page to find our Infant Mortality Result where all our work to-date has been captured.  

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