Assessing and Improving Community Health in Wisconsin

DBA Crossing Rivers Health

705 E TAYLOR ST
PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WI 53821
Crawford County
Hospital Website
Community Health Needs Assessment
Community Health Implementation Plan

Implementation Approaches

Goal: Increase opportunities to be involved in healthy, active lifestyles.

  • Alcohol, tobacco and drug abuse prevention efforts- Adolescent and adult

Goal: Provide educational seminars and support groups for people identified with special needs

  • Wellness Program and/or weight management. Referral BMI >30
  • Offer healthy cooking and nutrition management classes to community.

Goal: Increase opportunities to be involved in healthy, active lifestyles.

  • CRH hosted run/walk + Health fair
  • Collaboration with Crawford County on the Move, Farm to School initiatives
  • Lead by example organization:  Develop walking path, active spaces, adopt ½ hour lunch & 15 minute exercise break, utilize local food producers for patient, visitor and employee meals (25% of items served) share nutrition content in dining, restrict sodium, calories, fat in menu.

Goal: Increase opportunities to be involved in healthy, active lifestyles.

  • Alcohol, tobacco and drug abuse prevention efforts- Adolescent and adult

Goal: Provide educational seminars and support groups for people identified with special needs

  • Develop community task force to collaborate on strategies to provide community education on mental health resources. Discussions about opioid/drug addiction, identifying and managing Dementia/Alzheimer’s, depression, anxiety.

Goal: Increase opportunities to be involved in healthy, active lifestyles.

  • Alcohol, tobacco and drug abuse prevention efforts- Adolescent and adult

Goal: Improve access to healthcare within the primary and secondary service areas

  • Smoking Cessation: Expanded programming for outpatients

Goal: Improve access to healthcare within the primary and secondary service areas

  • Expand Telehealth services, including urgent, primary and specialty care.
  • Educate rural population on use and benefits of telehealth
  • Smoking Cessation: Expanded programming for outpatients
  • Raising awareness of existing services
  • Community medication review

Goal: Provide educational seminars and support groups for people identified with special needs

  • Develop community task force to collaborate on strategies to provide community education on mental health resources. Discussions about opioid/drug addiction, identifying and managing Dementia/Alzheimer’s, depression, anxiety.

Diabetes

  • Early Intervention: Monthly Diabetes Support Group at Hospital. Identify needs for stages and types.
  • Establish a Facebook closed group
  • Diabetes Fair: Sugars tested, speaker- endocrinologist

Cancer

  • Establish local Cancer support Group and/or Cancer Clear and Simple collaboration, 2 week program. Minimum of twice per year

 

Goal: Provide educational seminars and support groups for people identified with special needs

  • Develop community task force to collaborate on strategies to provide community education on mental health resources. Discussions about opioid/drug addiction, identifying and managing Dementia/Alzheimer’s, depression, anxiety.