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  • Developing a Trauma- and Resilience-Focused Accountable Community for Health: Considerations for a Comprehensive Approach
    November, 2016 - This brief describes the ways in which trauma affects health, the potential of an ACH approach, and key considerations for the design and implementation of ACH-type initiatives focused on trauma and resilience. The brief is produced with generous support from Blue Shield of California Foundation , builds on JSI’s previous ...
  • Domestic Violence Health Care Partnerships (DVHCP) Sustainability Primer
    June, 2017 - The Domestic Violence Health Care Partnerships (DVHCP) Sustainability Primer is a tool that will provide DVHCP partners guidance on three fundamental aspects of sustainability: Developing a value proposition Designing a funding approach Identifying funding sources. There is no one-size-fits-all approach or single, adequate source of funding. These materials and concepts ...
  • Healthy Schools Healthy Communities Evaluation Report: Year 3 (2015-2016) Key Findings
    September, 2016 - This report summarizes key findings from data collected during Year 3 for the 33 school districts (August 1, 2015-July 31, 2016) and community partners (August 1, 2015-July 31, 2016). JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI) was contracted by MFH to conduct a comprehensive evaluation of HSHC’s school, community, and ...
  • Infographic: Continuum of Prevention - Documenting Referrals for High-Risk HIV-Negative Clients
    2016 - As the HIV prevention and care landscape continues to change, there is increased attention on documenting outcomes. Community-based organizations (CBOs) are experienced in monitoring the services they deliver and tracking clients at their own agency. Many, however, depend on referrals to other agencies to fully meet client needs. PS15-1502-funded CBOs ...
  • Infographic: HIV Prevention Continuum - Documenting Referrals for Clients at High-Risk for HIV Infection
    2016 - This infographic reflects a range of social determinants and services that contribute to a client’s ability to successfully navigate HIV prevention activities. Community Based Organizations must ensure they have a process in place to assess the needs of clients who are at high risk for HIV infection, and then either ...
  • Lyme Prevention Health Communication, Marketing, and Social Media Project Overview "Tick Free NH"
    2016 - This Project Overview gives short examples of some of the health communication, marketing and media, web and social media activities executed for a private funder who is interested in reducing the prevalence and incidence of Lyme disease in New Hampshire. This project is expanding with partners over the years and ...
  • NH Tobacco Helpline Health Communication, Marketing, and Social Media Project Overview
    2016 - This Project Overview gives short examples of some of the health communication, marketing and media, web and social media activities executed for the NH Tobacco Helpline and the State of NH Department of Health and Human Services to reduce tobacco disparities in priority populations, such as rural or blue-collar working-class ...
  • Project Summary: Lyme Disease Prevention Tick Free NH Social Marketing Campaign
    2017 - Through the Tick Free New Hampshire project, a social marketing and grass-roots marketing campaign was created in an effort to prevent Lyme disease in New Hampshire through marketing, outreach and surveillance with a strong web/social component. JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc., 2017. Download (PDF, 1.02 MB) ...
  • Redesigning Primary Health Care Teams for Population Health and Quality Improvement
    May, 2017 - Over a the-year period, Penobscot Community Health Care, a federally qualified health center in Maine, implemented a primary care transformation initiative that redesigned its care teams and their workflows. Under this “Delegate Model,” Penobscot physicians assign tasks that they used to perform to trained care team medical assistants (CTMAs). The ...
  • Rhode Island Department of Public Health Beach Program 2009 Season Report
    March, 2010 - The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) is responsible for the licensing and regulation of bathing beach facilities in the State of Rhode Island. This includes both fresh and saltwater beaches. Funding for the beach program is provided by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA). These funds support primary ...
  • Risk Adjustment's New Frontier: Social Determinants of Health
    June, 2017 - MassHealth is incorporating a new risk adjustment method as part of an important shift toward recognizing and ultimately addressing behavioral risk factors and social determinants of health. This short brief seeks to articulate why this development offers substantial promise. We also will attempt to demystify risk adjustment for non-experts. JSI, ...