Epidemiology and Surveillance
In an effort to monitor trends, track progress, and advise action, The Center collaborates with partners to conduct the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System and the Youth Risk Behavior Surveys, among others, and publishes reports and fact sheets to be used by partners and by the general public.
There is substantial evidence to support the impact that environmental factors have on health behaviors and overall health outcomes. The Center works with partners in the community, school, childcare, worksite, and healthcare settings to promote healthy lifestyles and prevent chronic disease.
Health Care Systems Interventions
Improved care can facilitate prevention, early diagnosis, and quality management of chronic diseases. The Center is working to transform health systems by implementing health and data systems changes and leveraging statement public and private payer financial incentives and reimbursement models.
Community Clinical Links
In an effort to improve the quality of the lives of those living with chronic diseases, self-management care must be integrated between healthcare and community settings. The Center collaborates with a variety of different partners to facilitate practitioner referrals and support the provision of Living Well, a chronic disease self-management program, and other local classes.
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