BEING HEALTHY ≠ NOT BEING SICK
Achieving healthier people living in healthier communities requires a rethink about how people and institutions can work together to address the fact that health happens beyond clinical health care settings -- in the places where people live, learn, work, and play. It requires partnerships among providers, payors, clinicians, consumers, the public health community, policymakers and others.
TOPICS TO BE COVERED
RWJF's National Forum on Hospitals, Health Systems and Population Health: Partnerships to Build a Culture of Health brings together the people and organizations with the capacity and creativity to change the health of all Americans. The forum will foster high-level discussion about the most effective strategies -- in development and practice -- to improve population health. It is designed to inform and galvanize the field to work across sectors to build a Culture of Health.
The forum will showcase innovative approaches from across the nation that address key drivers of population health, including income, education, housing and transportation. We will share past successes in building bridges between public health and health care to improve health outcomes.
Attendees will learn how to:
- Forge new partnerships across all health sectors to address drivers of health
- Spread proven practices that help coordinate and improve overall care
- Utilize the most promising systems and methods to improve population health
- Encourage critical thinking on how to build a Culture of Health
Attendees will hear from experts about how to use data in new ways, apply analytics and information technology, augment the traditional health care workforce with nontraditional workers, such as community health workers, and employ new delivery and payment models.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
ABOUT THE PRINCIPAL GRANTOR
- Hospital staff and board members
- Allied clinicians
- Patient/consumer advocates
- Public health professionals
- Hospital, physician, nurse and quality leadership organizations
- Community stakeholder representatives from schools, churches, business, social organizations, etc.
- Federal and state health officials
For more than 40 years the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has worked to improve the health and health care of all Americans. We are striving to build a national Culture of Health that will enable all Americans to live longer, healthier lives now and for generations to come. For more information, visit www.rwjf.org. Follow the Foundation on Twitter at www.rwjf.org/twitter or on Facebook at www.rwjf.org/facebook.