MATCH-Mobilizing Action Toward Community Health

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MATCH-Mobilizing Action Toward Community Health

Mobilizing Action Toward Community Health (MATCH) initiative is a collaboration between the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The initiative is a call to action to improve population health.

Website: http://www.countyhealthrankings.org/
Members: 5
Latest Activity: Sep 7, 2011

This Group is dedicated to topics/developments/events that relate to population health improvement efforts related to or influenced by county health rankings released by MATCH. In order to keep contents of the Group organized and easy to locate, please use the Discussion Forum to post links to reports, videos, media stories, blogs, and opinion pieces. Specific comments concerning reports, videos, media stories,etc. should be posted in the Discussion Forum section. Please use the Comment Wall if you wish to make a statement or start a discussion about a topic that is of interest to you.

Additional information about MATCH is available on its Facebook page.
http://www.facebook.com/pages/County-Health-Rankings/300771948461" target="_blank

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"Diabetes Belt" revealed by county-level diabetes rates

Started by Beatrice Yearwood Mar 12, 2011. 0 Replies

The MATCH project is helpful to very small health departments that do not have staff skilled in epidemiology or biostatistics. County level data seems to be a trend-a welcomed one.  The April 2011…Continue

Tags: IHME, BRFSS, Scientific_American, county-level, diabetes

Health Affairs article: Study bolsters fact that medical care is not the single route to good health.

Started by Marisel Brown Mar 11, 2011. 0 Replies

A recent article in Health Affairs examines health care utilization by disadvantaged patients compared to those with higher incomes and levels of education living in Canada.  Disease free patients…Continue

Tags: ACA, PPACA, health_reform, universal_access, Health_Affairs

Series of CDC articles dedicated to MATCH

Started by Marisel Brown Oct 28, 2010. 0 Replies

The July, September, and November issues of Preventing Chronic Disease focus on MATCH from various perspectives. One articule summarizes recommendations from an expert meeting, and the online…Continue

Tags: TCE, County_Rankings, obesity, social_determinants, CDC

Being the best does not mean you rest on your laurels

Started by Beatrice Yearwood Jul 23, 2010. 0 Replies

I have just returned from a 30 day vacation.  Yes, I did post one item here in that time. I only went to Martha's Vineyard.  I took my laptop and had a chance to take a look at the county rankings…Continue

Tags: public_health, community_health, county_health_rankings, Patrick_Remington, air_quality

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