The Healthy Communities Achievement Awards were developed to recognize clients who demonstrate exceptional leadership in using the HCI Platform in meaningful, creative, and innovative ways to advance community and population health initiatives, with one or more of the following results:
- Implemented a program and evaluated the impact
- Effected change in health behaviors through unique methods
- Identified and implemented initiatives for vulnerable and hard-to-reach populations
- Successfully developed new and unique partnerships
Each of the submissions we received demonstrated the fantastic work being done by hospitals, community coalitions, and health departments across the country to improve the health of their communities.
Healthy Communities Institute congratulates North Country Health Partners in New York, Health Council of South Florida, and the Kane County, Illinois Health Department as the winners of the 2015 Healthy Communities Achievement Awards. Here are summaries of each of the winning programs: