Health Systems Setting
Health systems are places such as hospitals, doctor's offices, and clinics. People visit these systems to stay or become healthy, and access a wide variety of health services. Thus, health systems are a natural place to model and support health practices.
Goal and Objectives
- Goal 1: Hospitals and clinics adopt and enforce tobacco-free campus policies.
- Objective 1: By June 30, 2010, a least one multi-provider clinic in Marion County will adopt a campus-wide, tobacco-free policy
- Goal 2:Tobacco cessation messages and information about evidence-based assistance for quitting that meet literacy and linguistic needs (such as provider-offered services and the Oregon Tobacco Quit Line) are appropriately integrated into provider-patient interactions.
- Objective 1: By June 30, 2011, Marion Polk Medical Society and Mid-Valley IPA will support a tobacco cessation assistance guideline that includes information about incorporating tobacco cessation messages and evidence-based assistance for quitting into patient-provider interactions.
- Objective 2: By June 30, 2012, 50% of multi provider clinics in Marion County will have identified and shared with Marion County Health Department a staff contact person to receive resources on tobacco cessation and evidence-based quit assistance.
- Goal 3: Health care providers refer patients to evidence-based self-management programs in the community.
- Objective 1: By June 30, 2012, at least one Social Service Agency in Marion County will have procedures in place to provide systematic referral for people with a diagnosed chronic disease to an evidence based Chronic Disease Self Management Program.
- Goal 4: Health systems support health care providers who champion and advocate for the prevention, early detection and management of chronic diseases in all settings
- Objective 1: By June 30, 2010, at least 2 health care providers will join the chronic disease prevention subcommittee and advocate for chronic disease prevention efforts