Access to Care/Clinical Services

The Importance of a Comprehensive Approach to Improving Maternal Health

October 15, 2020

New Jersey has ranked 47th in maternal deaths according to America’s Health Rankings, but Gov. Phil Murphy and the Department of Health are taking bold steps to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity by 50% over five years and to eliminate racial disparities in birth outcomes. The Nurture New Jersey initiative is a statewide awareness campaign, launched in 2019, that takes a multi-pronged, multi-agency approach to achieve this goal.Read More »

Communicating in Indian Country: Healthy Brain, Healthy Heart

April 01, 2019

These brief videos are intended to be used by tribal serving hospitals and clinics, tribal senior program directors, tribal media outlets, administrators, and inter-tribal councils. The videos will educate and inform tribal elders and their caregivers, tribal senior program directors, state and tribal health leaders, and others about the relationship between heart and brain health.Read More »

Dr. Howard Haft shares how Maryland is championing Population Health

August 09, 2018

Dr. Howard Haft, Maryland’s deputy secretary for public health, joins ASTHO to share how the Maryland Department of Health approaches the concept of “population health.” Dr. Haft shares strategies for engaging in cross-sector partnerships that improve health equity, as well as exciting uses of data and public health informatics in the state.Read More »

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