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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Assessing and Improving Community Health in Wisconsin

Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare-St. Francis

Implementation Approaches

-Improve access to services, screening, intervention, treatment and recovery at our mental health and addiction facilities.

-Expand services for AODA assessments.

-Create collaborative with Milwaukee County Mental Health Redesign Task Force.

-Screen pregnant women for AODA and provide support.

-Continue to hold National Nutrition Month activities.

-Offer counseling and education on healthy living to adolescents.

-Offer farmers’ market produce in cafeteria for patients and community.

-Provide talks on healthy living at health fairs, community events, and employers as requested.

-Improve access to services, screening, intervention, treatment and recovery at our mental health and addiction facilities.

-Expand services for AODA assessments.

-Create collaborative with Milwaukee County Mental Health Redesign Task Force.

-Screen pregnant women for AODA and provide support.

-Improve access to quality of care needed for preconception, prenatal and overall women’s health care.

-Promote early engagement program and provide mother with an OB provider and community resources.

-Partner with community resources such as the Milwaukee Health Department for the Home Visiting Program

-Offer safe sleep education.

-Provide New Beginning guide for new mothers.

-Screen pregnant women for AODA and provide support.

-Continue the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative to support breastfeeding guidance and care.

-Improve access to quality of care needed for preconception, prenatal and overall women’s health care.

-Promote early engagement program and provide mother with an OB provider and community resources.

-Offer safe sleep education.

-Provide New Beginning guide for new mothers.

-Screen pregnant women for AODA and provide support.

-Continue the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative to support breastfeeding guidance and care.

-Continue to hold National Nutrition Month activities.

-Offer counseling and education on healthy living to adolescents.

-Offer farmers’ market produce in cafeteria for patients and community.

-Provide talks on healthy living at health fairs, community events, and employers as requested.

-Educate broader community on effects of diabetes and how to control and reduce side effects of the disease.

-Offer group and individual diabetes self-management training.

-Offer diabetes screenings in the community throughout the year to proactively assess if a person is in need of diabetes health care.