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Evaluation Spotlights & Strategies

The examples on this page highlight the work that CDC grantees are doing across the nation as well as other promising practices that grantees may incorporate into their programs.

Field Notes

Every day, we see examples of different approaches used in the field by colleagues working at the state, local, and community levels. With Field Notes, we can share some of these efforts from across the nation.

Please let us know whether there are specific types of efforts or activities you would like to see highlighted. Keep in mind that to provide you with timely examples, levels of evidence may differ for the example strategies.

Program Spotlights

State and Local Public Health Actions (1422) Program Profiles

To offer a snapshot of activities and progress, CDC created customized profiles of State and Local Public Health Actions to Prevent Obesity, Diabetes, and Heart Disease and Stroke (1422) program awardees. The program profiles describe each funded awardee’s use of the Dual Approach and mutually reinforcing strategies.

WISEWOMAN Briefs

WISEWOMAN briefs provide guidance and resources for managers of WISEWOMAN programs.

Indicator Spotlights

Indicator spotlights give funded programs a list of potential indicators to explore for planning and evaluation.

Implementation Guides for Public Health Practitioners

The implementation guides describe key lessons learned from evaluations of selected models.

  • The Shands Jacksonville Patient-Centered Medical Home Diabetes and Hypertension Self-Management Education Model [PDF-1.9M]
    The purpose of this implementation guide is to describe key lessons learned from the evaluation of the Diabetes and Hypertension Self-Management Education (DHSME) model implemented within the Shands Jacksonville Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). This guide is intended for public health practitioners who are interested in implementing chronic disease self-management education models that reduce or remove barriers to healthcare while also strengthening community-clinical linkages.
  • The St. Johnsbury Community Health Team Model [PDF1.7M] The purpose of this implementation guide is to describe key lessons learned from the evaluation of the St. Johnsbury Vermont Community Health Team (CHT) Model. This document is intended for public health practitioners who are interested in implementing a public health approach that is both a multidisciplinary coordinated team effort and promotes community-clinical linkages within their communities.
  • The Residency Program Collaborative and Community Health Center Collaborative [PDF-2.2M] The purpose of this implementation guide is to describe key lessons learned from the evaluation of the Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians’ Residency Program Collaborative and Community Health Center Collaborative. This document is intended for public health practitioners who are interested in using a quality improvement learning collaborative model to better understand how to implement this approach within their communities.
The Shands Jacksonsillve Patient-Centered Medical Home Diabetes and Hypertension Self-Management Education Model

The Implementation Guides spotlighted on this page describe key lessons learned from evaluations of models selected by CDC to benefit public health practitioners.

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