Access to Care/Clinical Services

Partnership: What Goes Into Building a 6|18 Initiative Team

August 14, 2019

This infographic is designed for state and territorial health department staff considering or newly participating in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) 6|18 Initiative. It complements the Getting Started: CDC's 6|18 Initiative Guide and resources offered by other organizations engaged in the 6|18 Initiative, like the Center for Health Care Strategies. It describes 6|18 Initiative leadership and team membership, strategies for an effective team, and examples of complementary public health and Medicaid roles and expertise.Read More »

Systems Change Approaches for Engaging Families in Hypertension Control

May 22, 2019

This brief explores how state and territorial health agencies can engage people who provide social support for individuals and families with hypertension. Strategies discussed include holding regular stakeholder meetings across public health and clinical teams, establishing communication channels between stakeholders, and utilizing data sharing for referrals from clinical to community services.Read More »

Top 10 Promising Approaches to Improving Population Health

May 20, 2019

Public health officials are key in crafting policies and strategies that address the social determinants of health to advance health equity and improve population health. This infographic highlights 10 approaches that state and territorial health officials can explore with partners in the community, healthcare sector, and other governmental agencies to achieve optimal health for all.Read More »

Increasing Access to Contraception: Infographic Series

February 08, 2019

This four-part infographic series illustrates key strategies for addressing common challenges and barriers related to increasing access to contraception. Featured topics include: expanding preventative contraceptive care in rural areas, engaging stakeholders, reimbursement for immediate postpartum long-acting reversible contraception, and integrating reproductive healthcare services in correctional and substance use disorder treatment settings.Read More »

Investing in STD Prevention: Making the Case for Your Jurisdiction

November 11, 2018

ASTHO and NCSD jointly released a customizable factsheet that can be used to present outputs from CDC’s STD Prevention Allocation Consequences Estimator in a format that is accessible to decisionmakers, the media, and local audiences. Update this customizable factsheet with your organization’s logo and local data to describe the health impacts of STD program budget changes in your jurisdiction.Read More »

Improving Access to Nonopioid Pain Management

September 25, 2018

This brief highlights evidence supporting the use of nonopioid medications and nonpharmacological interventions for pain management and outlines considerations for states looking to expand the use of these nonopioid alternatives.Read More »

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