Health Datapalooza 2013: Hearing from the Community - Jean Nudelman


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Health Datapalooza IV: June 3rd-4th, 2013
Hearing from the Community: Where We Are and Where We Would Like to Be
Edward J. Sondik, former Director, National Center for Health Statistics
Georges Benjamin, Executive Director, American Public Health Association (APHA)
Samuel ‘Woodie’ Kessel, Professor, University of Maryland School of Public Health
Patrick Remington, Associate Dean for Public Health, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Jean Nudelman, Director, Community Benefits Programs, Kaiser Permanente
Donald F. Schwarz, Health Commissioner, Deputy Mayor for Health and Opportunity, City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Afshin Khosravii, Chief Executive Officer, Trilogy Integrated Resources
Richard Martin, Vice President, Heritage Provider Network

This session will focus on advances in the use of health data in developing or implementing new tools that impact local community health. It will explore the data and technology needs of local community health organizations and discuss the challenges they face when attempting to meet these needs. It will also present recommendations from non-data oriented people regarding opportunities in the data and technology fields that could enhance their experience in local community health.

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Health Datapalooza 2013: Hearing from the Community - Jean Nudelman

  1. 1. Community Health Needs Assessments:Bringing public data and community organizations togetherDatapaloozaDatapaloozaWashington DCWashington DCJune 3, 2013Jean Nudelman, Director, Kaiser PermanenteCommunity Benefit Programs,and National Lead CHNA
  2. 2. Kaiser Permanente’s MissionKaiser Permanente Mission:Kaiser Permanente’s mission is to provide high-quality, affordable health careservices and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve.NCAL Community Benefit Vision:Kaiser Permanente will play a leading role in improving our communities’ healthand addressing the needs of low-income, underserved people– so that all peoplelive in healthy, vibrant communities with access to quality health care.In 2012:Kaiser Permanente invested a total of $2 billion in Community Benefit Programs.We work side-by-side with community organizations, pairing funding with clinicalexperience, medical research and other assets to make a deeper impact oncommunity health.
  3. 3. Many Factors Drive and Shape HealthHealth is driven by multiple factors that are intricately linked – of which medical care is onecomponent….But exactly how are these gears connected, and which ones should we focus onturning, given who we are and what our biggest play is??Family History andGenetics30%Environmentaland SocialFactors20%Personal Behaviors40%Source: McGinnis et al, Health Affairs, 2002Drivers of HealthWhat is KP’s play here??Medical Care10%?
  4. 4. Addressing Health at All LevelsDeploying Kaiser Permanente Assets for Total Health1Neighborhood /CommunitySocietyIndividual /FamilyHome / School /WorksitePhysical and Mental Health Care“Body, Mind and Spirit”CommunityHealthInitiativesEnvironmentalStewardshipClinicalPreventionAccess toSocial andEconomicalSupportsHealthEducationPublic InformationPublic PolicyResearchandTechnologyWalkingPromotionWorksite/WorkforceWellness
  5. 5. The Health of KP Members:Obesity and Diabetes
  6. 6. What is Community Health NeedsAssessment (CHNA) ?“Community health [needs] assessment is a systematic examination of the healthstatus indicators for a given population that is used to identify key problemsand assets in a community.The ultimate goal of a community health [needs] assessment is to developstrategies to address the community’s health needs and identified issues.”New requirements in ACA for non profit hospitals to conduct CHNAs every 3years, and develop Implementation Strategies in response to prioritized needs.
  7. 7. CHNA Process Map
  8. 8. KP Data Platform:Aggregates andcompares needs acrossgeographies Focuses energy,resources oninterpretation anddevelopment of strategiesvs. producing analysis Improves efficiency Can be valuable beyondthe health industryAvailable at no cost
  9. 9. How the Platform is Being UsedPortland Area RegionHealthy Columbia Willamettecollaborative assessing health systemcapacity (beyond CB)CB engagement with caredelivery/population health e.g. Reduce office visit carewhile utilizing virtual techniquesand community resources tobring care into the community.NationalBeing leveraged by national platform,, within the CommunityCommons
  10. 10. Future Evolution of Data PlatformWe are currently assessing use and needs:• User survey and key informant interviews• CHNA and other non-CHNA applications• KP and community usersOpportunities:• Additional core indicators, trend data, data visualization, interest in uploadinglocal data, sharing of best practices on measurement and ImplementationStrategies
  11. 11. The real value of data, of CHNAsis to make changeBeforeAfter
  12. 12. To access the website –