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WalkWorks: A Model for Implementing Recommendations From The Community Guide

May 20, 2013

 

  Community Guide UseThe University of Pittsburgh Center for Public Health Practice in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Department of Health used recommendations from The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) to implement WalkWorks, a community-wide effort to increase phy...

 

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Michigan Cancer Consortium: 1st Place Winner, "I'm Your Community Guide!" Contest

July 18, 2012

 

Community Guide UseThe Michigan Cancer Consortium (MCC) used The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) to increase breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer screening rates among their 7,000 employees and employee dependents. Click the PDF icon to download the full text of this Com...

 

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Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron: 2nd Place Winner, "I'm Your Community Guide!" Contest

July 18, 2012

 

Community Guide UseThe Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron, Ohio used The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) to develop, implement, and evaluate a diabetes management program, which resulted in a combined weight loss of 115.1 pounds and 22.8 point body mass index (BMI) decrease in 14 ...

 

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Central Michigan District Health Department: 3rd Place Winner, "I'm Your Community Guide!" Contest

July 18, 2012

 

Community Guide UseThe Central Michigan District Health Department (CMDHD) used The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) to complete and approve the 2012 Together We Can Community Health Assessment and Health Improvement Plan, their strategic plan, to improve health in their com...

 

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Adoption and Use of Evidence-Based Practices in Public Health: 2012 Success Stories from PHF's "I'm Your Community Guide!" Contest

July 18, 2012

 

In February 2012, the Public Health Foundation (PHF) launched the 2012 “I’m Your Community Guide!” Contest to help identify model practices for implementing the evidence-based strategies outlined in the Guide to Community Preventive Services (Community Guide). Success stories were submitted into the...

 

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St. James-Santee Family Health Center: 1st Place Winner, “I’m Your Community Guide!” Contest

July 27, 2011

 

Community Guide UseThe St. James-Santee Family Health Center used The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) to implement a breast and cervical cancer screening promotion program, which increased Pap smear and mammogram rates by 10% and decreased missed appointment rates by 30%...

 

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Duval County Health Department: 2nd Place Winner, “I’m Your Community Guide!” Contest

July 27, 2011

 

​Community Guide UseThe Duval County Health Department used vaccination findings and recommendations from The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) to increase 4:3:1:3:3:1 series immunization rates among their two-year-old population by 15% in two years.  Click the PDF icon to ...

 

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Whidbey General Hospital: 3rd Place Winner, “I’m Your Community Guide!” Contest

July 27, 2011

 

​Community Guide UseWhidbey General Hospital used tobacco interventions from The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) to achieve a tobacco quit rate of 35-40% in one year.  Click the PDF icon to download the full text of this Community Guide success story.   Implementation Increasing Tob...

 

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