Off the Cuff May 6, 2019

 

Off the Cuff: CVH Clinical and Community Connections for State & Local Public Health Departments
Information from state and national partners
Facilitated by the Cardiovascular Health Network of NACDD
Issue 144, May 6, 2019
Contact us at healthsystems@chronicdisease.org

 

Calls and Webinars Worth Your Time

Epidemiology and Evaluation Collaborative Monthly Call
Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 2 – 3:00 p.m. ET
Sponsor: NACDD CVH Team

The Epidemiology and Evaluation Collaborative (ECC) is a peer-led group of epidemiologists and evaluators who meet monthly to support each other in navigating 1815 and 1817 epidemiology, surveillance, evaluation, and performance measures. Participants have the opportunity to share resources, discuss what they are working on, ask questions, and provide feedback to CDC. Log on to Adobe Connect and call 1-877-273 4202, room 793-903-441 at the time indicated above. If you’re not receiving emails and agendas from MaryCatherine Jones about EEC meetings, join our listserv by emailing mcjones@chronicdisease.org

News and Resources from CDC, NACDD, and National Partner

From CDC Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention
Science-in-Brief 

Science-in-Brief (SIB): Turning Science into Action synthesizes research findings from peer-reviewed journal articles into concise and user-friendly summaries. Each brief contains a short synopsis of the journal article and highlights how findings might be applied to the work in cardiovascular health promotion.

The Maryland Health Enterprise Zone Initiative Reduced Hospital Cost and Utilization in Underserved Communities
A synopsis of “The Maryland Health Enterprise Zone Initiative Reduced Hospital Cost and Utilization in Underserved Communities,” published in 2018 in Health Affairs.

A Controlled Trial of Mobile Short Message Service Among Participants in a Rural Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Program
A synopsis of “A Controlled Trial of Mobile Short Message Service Among Participants in a Rural Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Program,” published in March 2019 in Preventive Medicine Reports.

Visit Science-in-Brief publications for the full archives.  
 


From CDC Prevention Chronic Disease Journal
Call for Papers: Public Health and Pharmacy: Collaborative Approaches to Improve Population Health
Background
Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD) invites authors to submit manuscripts describing innovative and effective work to link public health and pharmacy in ways that improve population health. Chronic diseases are a major cause of poor health outcomes, reduced quality of living, and increased health care costs worldwide. Reducing the burden of chronic disease remains a global challenge requiring diverse collaborations and dissemination and adoption of effective interventions in multiple settings. Over the past decade, there has been a range of innovative community- and clinically-driven prevention strategies used in public health and pharmacy to prevent and reduce the burden of chronic conditions. PCD seeks manuscripts that provide timely information on effective ways the disciplines of p