The delivery of care via telecommunication technology can strengthen both the state’s healthcare workforce and healthcare delivery system. It can ensure that Arizona’s communities receive more of the care they need when and where they need it.
Established in 2010 as the nation’s first funding stream dedicated to improving public health, the Prevention and Public Health Fund invests over $9 million per year to protect Arizona from disease outbreaks and to reduce downstream health care costs. This report, published in partnership with the Arizona Public Health Association, examines the Fund’s investments in Arizona, which include immunizations, smoking cessation, diabetes prevention, opioid treatment, and more.
Health Impact Assessments (HIAs) are gaining popularity across the nation, with 20 assessments completed or underway in Arizona. HIAs are used to anticipate the impact of a proposed public policy on individual and community health. “Lessons Learned from Arizona: Promising Practices for Health Impact Assessments” captures the reflections and insights from HIA practitioners.