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Population Health Science Program

Beam Project Type: Planning Programming     Project in Available Phase

The Population Health Science Program in the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery seeks to improve primary care practice and advance population health science through health care delivery research. The program's interdisciplinary scientific team is comprised of experts from primary care medicine, health services research, biostatistics, epidemiology, social and behavioral science, and public health. Led by clinical and research faculty members, the Population Health Science Program is grounded in epidemiological, health services and behavioral research. Program researchers are focused on: Describing disease burden and relevant health outcomes among target populations Identifying and characterizing the determinants of health outcomes in populations Improving the effectiveness and efficiency of health care delivery in primary care Evaluating the impact of primary care on patient behavior, access to care and use of services Evaluating the impact of community-based interventions on population health

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Collaboration

Lead Organization: Mayo Clinic

Confirmed Collaborators: Mayo Clinic

Potential Collaborators: Community Health Services

Detailed Description

Projects

Population Health Scholars Program

The Population Health Scholars Program, one of the center's two scholars programs, provides training and mentoring in community and population health research at Mayo Clinic. The three-year program, which welcomed six new Mayo clinician-scholars in 2014, provides a unique opportunity to learn how to obtain grants, conduct research and publish study findings that advance population health science.

Population approaches to vaccine delivery

The Olmsted County Community Health Needs Assessment lists vaccine-preventable diseases as one of the top five community health priorities. Vaccines are among the most cost-effective clinical preventive services. The Population Health Science Program is working on a number of projects related to vaccine delivery in the community, including:

  • Exploring changes in pediatric influenza rates over time
  • Examining the effectiveness of influenza vaccines in preventing pandemic influenza infection
  • Determining immunization coverage among children of Somali immigrants and refugees
  • Identifying multilevel influences on HPV vaccination initiation and completion
  • Evaluating response to immunization recall letters

Impacts

PlanScape

Level 1: Addiction ; Aging ; Basic Needs ; Best Practice ; Caring Relationship ; Children & Youth ; Chronic Illness ; Food ; Governance/Public Policy ; Health ; Medical Services ; Sustainability

Level 2:

DMC: Health & Wellness

Community Health: Mental Health ; Obesity ; Financial Stress/Homelessness ; Diabetes ; Vaccine Preventable Diseases

Status Reports Related PlanScape Status on: Addiction, Aging, Basic Needs, Best Practice, Caring Relationship, Children & Youth, Chronic Illness, Food, Governance/Public Policy, Health, Medical Services, Sustainability

October 16, 2018: Cradle to Career publishes community report

Cradle to Career published Community Report and recruiting Collaborative Action Network (CAN) conveners for Kindergarten Readiness and On-Time Graduation.

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October 02, 2018: Greater Rochester Non-Profit Partners (GRNPP) Formal Alliance Proposal

Announcing Rochester Area Nonprofit Consortium Forum November 13, 2018 and info on prior webinars to formally kick off this work. A number of members of the Greater Rochester Non-Profit Partners (GRNPP) are proposing a formal alliance framework.

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September 27, 2018: Indian Health Service Career Positions

Indian health programs are seeking health care professionals who are passionate about practicing within a unique, interdisciplinary team-based environment and one that embraces its mission.

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September 19, 2018: November 2017 DMC Dashboard

September 2018 DMCC Board Meeting, YE 2017 DMC Metrics per Nov. 2, 2017 DMCC Board Meeting.

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September 18, 2018: Diversity Council newsmaker

A sample of Diversity Council community engagement activities.

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September 16, 2018: Agreement with Minnesota Department of Human RIghts

RPS, ISD 535, entered into collaboration agreement with MDHR.

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August 21, 2018: 2016-2020 Housing Framework

Notes and presentation from  the July Housing Conversation hosted by Kim Norton.

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July 30, 2018: Closing referral disparities (resolution agreement with Office of Civil Rights)

July 18, 2018 Commissioner Lindsey of the MN Department of Human Rights Forum with Rochester Community.

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July 27, 2018: CNG Steering Committee info "Stop the Census Citizenship Question"

CNG Steering Committee helping LWV spread the word to "Take Action Now To Stop the Census Citizenship Question!"

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June 22, 2018: Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement

Recruiting members to join Community Engagement Workgroup.

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Last modified by allnode on 2017/01/29
Created by allnode on 2017/01/28

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