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Population Health Strategies

The types of health interventions that businesses and communities could invest in include but are not limited to those that address health behaviors as well as social and environmental determinants.  These examples can also be mapped back onto the socio-ecological model of health.

Examples of Population Health Strategies

Health Behaviors (promoting)

  • Immunization
  • Promoting responsible alcohol use
  • Create tobacco free communities
  • Promoting physical activity
  • Promoting health eating

Social Determinants (investing)

  • Economic development
  • Education
  • Jobs
  • Financial stability
  • Crime and safety
  • Family social support

Environmental Determinants (addressing)

  • Urban revitalization (e.g. parks, gardens, bike lanes)
  • Pollution/air quality, traffic congestion, water quality, noise
  • Psychosocial factors (e.g. cultural and/or linguistic barriers, social norms)

Case Studies

Businesses, Foundations & Coalitions that are addressing population health beyond the workplace setting to reach employee families and community participants and include metrics that allow demonstrable impact

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