Slide 27. Moving from Science to Practice-The Joint Center Place Matters Initiative

Taking Action to Achieve Health Equity: Implications of the Affordable Care Act for Communities of Color

Slide 27. Moving from Science to Practice-The Joint Center Place Matters Initiative.

Objectives:

  • Build the capacity of local leaders to address the social and economic conditions that shape health.
  • Engage communities to increase their collective capacity to identify and advocate for community-based strategies to address health disparities.
  • Support and inform efforts to establish data-driven strategies and data-based outcomes to measure progress.
  • Establish a national learning community of practice to accelerate applications of successful strategies.

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Page last reviewed May 2012
Internet Citation: Slide 27. Moving from Science to Practice-The Joint Center Place Matters Initiative: Taking Action to Achieve Health Equity: Implications of the Affordable Care Act for Communities of Color. May 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/2012-04-nac/smedley/smedleyslide27.html