For nonprofits and their clients, health literacy is an issue directly related to access, cost and quality health care. It is essential for self-management, reducing disparities and eliminating costs. This webcast will be a primer for nonprofit practitioners on the value and need of health literacy on the cusp of health reform.
With health reform on its way down the pipeline, millions of Americans and thousands of Georgians will possibly for the first time in their lives, be covered by health insurance; but this change will take time and there are still many who will go and remain uninsured. Safety Net providers offer health care services to the uninsured and underserved when they have no where to turn. During this webcast, three leaders of Georgia’s health safety net will outline the current conditions, needs, issues and challenges of the safety net and the opportunities presented under health reform.
It is estimated that one in ten individuals over the age of 65, and one in two over the age of 85, have AD. With an increasingly aging population, it is imperative that we learn strategies to effectively treat this illness. In this session, Dr. Monica Parker, Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology at Emory University School of Medicine, will present an overview of the disease, describe pharmacologic and behavioral treatments, and discuss the interrelationship between heart and brain health.
In this session we will begin to develop the operational framework of the strategic planning. Participants will be taken through the various steps that involve learning about and understanding the environment in which they do business, learning to assess that environment and how to use the information to develop success strategies. The session will review the tools used in strategic planning such as Community Needs Assessments, Situation Analysis, SWOT Analysis, Gap Analysis and Issues Identification.