The study estimated the effect of rates of adult asthma discharges before and after the implementation of county nonhospitality workplace smoke-free laws and county restaurant and bar smoke-free laws.
The number of resources available to catalyze and support community health improvement efforts is growing substantially. This includes a large number of online platforms. These platforms provide communities access to data to identify opportunities for health improvement and tools and resources to guide action towards achieving healthier communities.
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The Sustainability Framework identifies the components that contribute to organizational and programmatic sustainability.
An environmental scan was conducted of the Georgia rural safety net to assess who it serves, its providers, and how care is accessed in light of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The scan included analysis of population-based census and health databases and a literature review to inform recommendations.
The GHPC has completed an HIA examining how to incorporate community health into green infrastructure planning as envisioned in the Mid-South Regional Greenprint, a HUD-funded initiative in the Memphis region led by Shelby County’s Office of Sustainability. The Greenprint Plan is designed to enhance regional livability and sustainability by establishing a unified vision for a… more »
External Facilitation and Technical Assistance in Improving the Clinical Relevance and Financial Viability of Rural Health Systems
A study to examine the role of targeted external facilitation and technical assistance in improving the collaboration, clinical relevance, and financial viability of rural health systems.
A study is to examine the application of Roger’ diffusion framework to community health networks.
The Georgia Health Policy Center employs an approach to research translation and policy application that is analogous to facilitating a game of triple layer chess. GHPC translates findings from research in a way that assists players at each level to understand opportunities.
An examination of the role that social determinants play in a population’s access to quality health care.
This analysis explores the effectiveness of the technical assistance in enhancing the sustainability of RHNs and defines areas for future research assessing rural community health systems.