A community forum for sharing resources and an incubator for new & improved solutions to improve Kent County’s health.
A Healthier Kent County
The Kent County Population Health Consortium seeks to address community health priorities through a collective impact approach to positively impact population health of Kent County.
Kent County Population Health Consortium is a network of healthcare systems, payers, and community services committed to addressing Community Health Priorities and improving the health of all Kent County residents.
healthcare systems, payers, and the community.
regional health assessment and planning initiatives.
as a community convener for future funding opportunities.
policy development and advocacy related to health.
health equity considerations in decision-making, planning, and implementation.
for improved health financing models.
A COMMUNITY-BASED APPROACH
We believe that a community-based approach to prevention and overcoming disparity can signficantly reduce costs and improve outcomes.
In Kent County, health improvement efforts suffer from inefficiencies, lack of alignment, and missed opportunities. As a result, we have not yet achieved the level of health and well-being deserved by all who live, work, learn, and play here.
- Screening for social determinants of health and connecting people to the resources for which they are eligible.
- Connecting healthcare systems, payers, and the community.
- Aligning regional initiatives including the Community Health Needs Assessment, Health Improvement Planning, and more.
- Serve as the community convening entity for funding opportunities.
- Idea incubator for "pay for success" and innovative health financing models.
- Policy development and advocacy.
Areas of Focus
COMMUNITY HEALTH ISSUES
Kent County Statistics
WE CAN DO BETTER
We need community health champions to make this effort a success!
Join the Kent County Population Health Consortium and help contribute to improving health in Kent County through:
Advice and counsel
Vocal support of this initiative and encouragement to other local leaders
Attendance at Consortium Vision meetings twice a year
Review and critique of future quality improvement proposals
Champions for Community Health Improvement
Many other organizations and individuals throughout Kent County have participated in planning and have endorsed this approach.