In a joint letter to Congress, ASTHO, NACCHO, and several ASTHO affiliates urged continued support for public health programs currently funded through the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) Prevention and Public Health Fund.
ASTHO has compiled a searchable database of research articles, media stories, factsheets, and other information on e-cigarettes.
ASTHO, with support from CDC, developed a webinar, web-based tool, and instruction manual to calculate ROI associated with public health agency programs and business improvements.
ASTHO developed a policy guide to supplement CDC’s Essentials for Childhood framework, focusing on strategies to increase economic support for working families, expand access to quality childcare and education, and promote flexible, family-friendly workplace policies.
ASTHO has activated its Incident Command Structure in response to the threat posed by Zika virus. On this site we share updates and resources from state and federal health agencies and their partners.
This issue brief provides an overview of the unique capabilities of CHWs and possibilities for CHW certification and financing.
This white paper shares how states have identified a number of successes, challenges, and lessons learned about how to effectively use health information systems (HIS) to improve hypertension identification, management, and control.
A communication toolkit for Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) cooperative agreement awardees, champions, and others interested in advancing PHEP program awareness.
This issue brief highlights examples of two states with comprehensive SHIPs that address the health of their older adult populations.
Resources to help local, state, and territorial health departments have better access to the electronic health record systems in healthcare facilities during outbreaks.
Integration Success Stories
from states and territories
A yearly initiative of ASTHO to improve population health through the work of state public health agencies.
Member Spotlight: Esther Muña
Esther Muña is chief executive officer for the Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation, the health agency for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, which is responsible for the territory’s sole hospital, dialysis center, community health center, as well as other public health services and programs. Muña has served on ASTHO’s Access Policy Committee for three years.
Medicaid and Social Determinants of Health: ASTHO and HHS Engage State and Local Leaders in Dialogue
On January 6, 2017, ASTHO gathered state health officials, state Medicaid directors, and HHS and non-profit stakeholders from the New England and Empire regions to learn from one another and identify new ways to collaborate to achieve better health for their communities.
The State Role in Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act Implementation
SAMHSA has reported that approximately one in five, or 43.6 million, American adults have experienced some form of mental illness in the past year, and eight percent, or 20.2 million had a substance use disorder. Yet nearly 60 percent of these adults with mental illness did not receive mental health services in 2014, and black and Hispanic Americans utilize mental health services at about half the rate of white Americans and a third the rate of Asian Americans.
Jan 25, 2017
2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET (webinar)
Jan 31, 2017
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. ET (webinar)
Feb 7-9, 2017
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