For 3 years, Kaiser Permanente and Kaiser Permanente Colorado (KPCO) have partnered with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to promote wider use of the agency’s Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) substance abuse screening tool using a thoughtful and coordinated approach.
More and more, the Federal Government is implementing initiatives based around transparency, the use of technology, and digital communications. So how can Federal agencies focused on mental health and substance abuse keep up? Using data management systems to allow content developers to focus on just that—developing content.
In today’s communications environment, most would agree that effective communication is more of an art than a science. It’s a topic of substantial interest for the 1,000+ professional communicators attending CDC’s 2012 National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media, taking place this week in Atlanta, Georgia. One viable way to connect: Twitter Chats. We learned some tips that can help.
How does a Federal public health agency or a large nonprofit organization with a mission to effect change at a national level reach states and local communities? How does a nonprofit working to prevent HIV transmission get its research findings to those most at risk? How does a public health agency engage members of the business community around awareness of wellness incentives? The answer: Partnerships.
Google Goggles are just the beginning. Tech companies and researchers alike are preparing for the post-phone world. Learn how this new technology can impact public health issues like obesity and portion control.