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Population Health

A Hidden Problem: Lead-Poisoned Children in the United States (2017)

Explore the study findings with interactive maps from PHI's California Environmental Health Tracking Progra ...

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Protecting the Health and Well-being of Communities in a Changing Climate: Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief (2017)

A March 13, 2017 workshop explored the implications of climate change for population health and the potential mitigation and adaptation strategies ...

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State Telehealth Laws and Reimbursement Program Policies (2017)

The updated fifth edition of “State Telehealth Laws and Reimbursement Policies” from PHI's Center for Connected Health Policy ...

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Vermont Accountable Communities for Health (ACH) Peer Learning Lab Report (2017)

The state of Vermont has a long history of investing in the health of its population. With a $45 million federal State Innovation Model (SIM) grant...

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A Physician’s Guide to Climate Change, Health and Equity (2016)

Physicians are trusted in their communities on issues of health and wellness, which makes them invaluable messengers when it comes to helping indiv...

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Horizon 2030: Meeting California’s Primary Care Workforce Needs (2016)

Help spread the word with a tweet: How can we address CA's primary care workforce shortage & improve health? New report: http://bit.ly...

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Improving Population Health by Working with Communities: Action Guide 3.0 (2016)

The Action Guide is a framework to help multi-sector groups work together to improve population health by addressing 10 interrelated elements for s...

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CA4Health Kids Implement School Water Stations (2014)

CA4Health works in rural and small California counties to reduce chronic disease and illness by helping bring about changes in the community that m...

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California Healthy Cities and Communities: Twenty-Five Years of Cultivating Community and Advancing a Movement (2014)

As a leader in the Healthy Communities Movement, PHI is proud to contribute to the National Civic Review's two-part editorial project hono...

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California’s Central Valley: Addressing Disparity in a Region of Abundance—Creating Healthy Communities through Community Leadership Development (2014)

PHI is proud to contribute to the National Civic Review's two-part editorial project honoring the 25th anniversary of the Healthy Communit...

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Leadership for the Public’s Health: Legacy of the Healthy Communities Movement (2014)

PHI CEO Mary Pittman contributes to the National Civic Review's special edition honoring 25 years of the Healthy Communities Movement. "Th...

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People, Places, Partnerships at the Heart of Success in California’s Building a Movement of Movements (2014)

PHI is proud to contribute to the National Civic Review's two-part editorial project honoring the 25th anniversary of the Healthy Communit...

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Supporting Alignment and Accountability in Community Health Improvement: The Development and Piloting of a Regional Data-Sharing System (2014)

The purpose of this project is to develop and field test a set of online tools that support the comparative review of specific elements of publicly...

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English/Spanish CA4Health Radio Campaign Launch (2013)

The California Broadcasters Association (CBA) Launches English/Spanish CA4Health Radio Campaign in support of PHI’s Community Transformation ...

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First Book on Alcohol-Related Injuries in the Americas (2013)

Alcohol Research Group (ARG) associate director Cheryl Cherpitel, DrPH, was chief editor on the first book to focus on alcohol and injuries in...

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Prevention Means Business (2013)

Skyrocketing health care costs and escalating chronic disease rates place a huge economic burden on America’s business owners—yet 75% o...

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Survey Research Group: State-of-the-Art Data Collection, Research, and Analysis (2013)

The Survey Research Group highlights its capabilities and expertise well as the services it offers for public and private secto...

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California Field Research Poll: Obesity in Rural California Counties (2012)

Ninety-four percent of registered voters surveyed in 12 rural California counties say obesity is a serious problem for the nation, and 84 percent b...

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Public Health Data Solutions Overview (2012)

Data is the foundation of sound decision making, especially when tackling complex health issues. Organizations have literally hundreds of thousands...

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Almost One-Quarter of California Nonelderly Women Uninsured in 2009 (2011)

This policy brief examines the health insurance coverage of nonelderly women in the state, ages 18-64, highlighting the demographic groups most at ...

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Preparing for the Retirement Boom: Aging Populations (2011)

As baby boomers start retiring in large numbers, this important demographic shift will create significant consequences, both good and bad for local...

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2010 California Adolescent Health Progress Report (2010)

This compilation of data presents a multi-year progress report on the health of CalIfornia's adolescents and young adults. Designed for pro...

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Changing Lives, Saving Lives (2010)

A Step-by-Step Guide To Developing Exemplary Practices in Healthy Eating, Physical Activity and Food Security in Afterschool Programs Helping s...

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Health Care Refusals: Undermining Quality Care for Women (2010)

People in the United States expect the health care they receive to reflect medical practice grounded in evidence and endorsed by scientists and cli...

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Healthy People 2010 Objectives: 23-Year California Behavioral Risk Factor Survey Report 1984-2006 (2010)

The California Behavioral Risk Factor Survey (BRFS) has operated continuously for the last 23 years, collecting health surveillance information fro...

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Multisectoral Lessons from Healthy Communities (2010)

The healthy communities movement can provide insight into population health efforts in the United States, particularly in the context of recent hea...

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Partners for Public Health: Working with Local, State, and Federal Agencies to Create Healthier Communities (2010)

The way our neighborhoods are designed has a profound impact on our health and wellbeing. A physical environment that promotes health—with af...

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California's Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan: Progress Report 2009 (2009)

Cancer mortality from all malignant tumors has significantly declined since 1998. Based on current projections, California will observe a 15% reduc...

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Confronting the Social Determinants of Health Inequities: Rethinking Public Health (2009)

Created by PHI's Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative, this presentation explores the social determinants of health inequities and re...

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Local Network Success Stories (2009)

This brief is a California statewide compilation of FFY 2009 Success Stories from local Network for a Healthy California (NETWORK) projects. This c...

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Networking to Inspire Healthy Change (2009)

This document provides information about nutrition services at select school-based networking sites that inspire healthy change.

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Parents in Action! Training Curriculum Evaluation (2009)

Parents can play a role in developing and ensuring the full implementation of their local school wellness policies (LSWP). Yet, for the most part, ...

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Preventing HIV/AIDS in the Workplace in Indonesia: The Partnership of PT Gajah Tunggal and YKB (2009)

“Indonesia faces the looming threat of a major epidemic” of HIV/AIDS, according to the United Nations Development Fund. PT Gajah T...

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The Partnership of PT Dewhirst, Yayasan Kusuma Buana, Marks & Spencer, and Medika Pratama (2009)

Working Together to Improve the Health of Workers, Their Families, and the Community in Indonesia Indonesia has experienced significant improve...

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Health Inequities in the Bay Area (2008)

The odds of being healthy can depend very much on which community you live in. People who live in West Oakland, for example, can expect to liv...

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A Growing Movement: A Decade of Farm to School in California (2007)

Serving food grown in California in the state’s schools is clearly not a recent development, but systematically connecting California’s...

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Linkages Planning Guide (2005)

California families in crisis are not well served when faced with two service delivery systems—CalWORKs and Child Welfare—resulting in ...

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Working together: Policy Systems & Environmental Change for Community Health

Through its over 700 staff, 200 projects and 100 principal investigators, the Public Health Institute addresses emerging public health issues and s...

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