The de Beaumont Foundation joined with several other funders to support the creation of an Institute of Medicine (IOM) Committee to determine how best to measure the value of community-based, nonclinical prevention policies and strategies. Current economic frameworks and methods fall short of predicting the costs, savings, and other benefits of prevention. Through the Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, this Committee conducted an ad hoc study to develop a framework for assessing the value of community-based, non-clinical prevention policies and wellness strategies, especially those targeting the prevention of long-term chronic diseases. This framework will focus on currently available and other potential approaches for assessing non-clinical and community-level interventions designed to prevent disease and poor health. The final deliverable was a consensus report outlining the Committee’s framework. The target audiences for the report include policymakers, providers, public health practitioners, community-based practitioners, and funders who are responsible for allocating program implementation funds and evaluation resources.
de Beaumont Initiative
This program is an initiative of the de Beaumont Foundation. It represents a project that was developed and implemented internally. Foundation Initiatives leverage staff knowledge and expertise through active participation and technical assistance and, in some cases, include nonprofit partners and subject matter experts.
Our national #publichealth workforce survey at a glance. Plenty of skills, passion, challenges, and opportunities!
This is the commentary on #SDOH I've been waiting for.
Compelling and persuasive @Health_Affairs post about how we are reinventing SDOH to shy away from systemic policy fixes and broad impact. From @brianccastrucci @debeaumontfndtn @HealthyAmerica1
Healthcare providers are taking steps to meet patients’ social needs, but that falls short of making communities healthier for everyone. New @Health_Affairs blog post by @brianccastrucci @debeaumontfndtn @healthyamericans1 #publichealth https://t.co/h1JPMy5zxq
Some good news from the new PH WINS survey of the #publichealth workforce: 95% say their work is meaningful and they are motivated to do their best work every day. See more data at https://t.co/9XWwOcLhln.
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