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Leadership and Innovation in Public Health

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Innovation in Public Health, the evolution of the Healthy Chicago public health agenda

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Leadership and Innovation in Public Health

  1. 1. Chicago Department of Public Health Leadership and Innovation in Public Health: From Silos to Systems Bechara Choucair, MD Commissioner Chicago Department of Public Health @choucair on Rahm Emanuel Bechara Choucair, MD Mayor Commissioner
  2. 2. CDPH Organizational Chart
  3. 3. Challenges to Change• Dwindling local health department resources – 39,600 jobs lost; 57% have reduced or eliminated services.• Infrastructure developed over 100 years ago – Tradition creates inertia that impedes change efforts• Political environments – One of several City agencies – Accountable to both Mayor and City Council• Interest groups
  4. 4. Increasing Increasing IndividualPopulation Impact Counseling Effort Needed and Education Clinical Interventions Long-Lasting Protection Interventions Changing the Context to Make Individuals’ Default Decisions Healthy Socioeconomic Factors
  5. 5. Tobacco Prevention Efforts Increasing Increasing IndividualPopulation Impact Effort Needed Tobacco education to CPS Cessation students Classes Capacity building for youth service providers Increased Restrict Undercover fines and Stings Points of Enforcement Sales Smoke-free Smoke-free Smoke-free Housing Hospitals Campuses
  6. 6. HEALTHY CHICAGO CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTHTRANSFORMING THEHEALTH OF OUR CITYCHICAGO ANSWERS THE CALL
  7. 7. HEALTHY CHICAGOChicago Department of Public Health IT’S NOT JUST ABOUT INDIVIDUAL BEHAVIOR IT’S ABOUT HOW WE BEHAVE AS A CITY
  8. 8. HEALTHY CHICAGOChicago Department of Public Health
  9. 9. Evolution of Healthy Chicago2010 February – May August 2011 2011
  10. 10. Fostering Innovation: A Leadership Function • Innovation Loan Fund – Tobacco Enforcement • CMS – Health Care Innovation Grants – Integrated Assertive Care for homeless adults with mental health challenges • Bloomberg Challenge – Healthy Chicago Public Schools – Corner Stores – Reducing recidivism through social impact bond model
  11. 11. HEALTHY CHICAGO CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTHTRANSFORMING THEHEALTH OF OUR CITYCHICAGO ANSWERS THE CALL
  12. 12. Linking Healthy Chicago to Budget• Vision should guide resource allocation• Focus on core public health functions• Built budget around Healthy Chicago
  13. 13. Building Support• Government – Local – State – Federal• National partnerships• Community organizations
  14. 14. Leadership and Innovation• Framework that reflects vision• Managing the political process• Fostering innovation among workforce• Taking risks• Linking budgeting to innovation• Building support
  15. 15. facebook.com/ChicagoPublicHealthGplus.to/ChiPublicHealth@ChiPublicHealth312.747.9884CityofChicago.org/HealthHealthyChicago@CityofChicago.org

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