Prevention Agenda 2013-2017 Tracking Indicators: State Baselines and Targets
This dataset consists of 58 state-level health tracking indicators and 31 sub-indicators for the Prevention Agenda 2013-2017: New York State’s Health Improvement Plan. To access the Prevention Agenda Dashboard, visit: https://www.health.ny.gov/PreventionAgendaDashboard. A health tracking indicator is a metric through which progress on a certain area of health improvement can be assessed. The indicators are organized by the Priority Area of the Prevention Agenda as well as the Focus Area under each Priority Area. Priority areas include Chronic Disease; Health and Safe Environment; Healthy Women, Infants and Children; Mental Health and Substance Abuse; and HIV, STDs, Vaccine Preventable Diseases and Healthcare Associated Infections. Along with the name of each indicator are given the baseline year, the baseline year value of the indicator, and the Prevention Agenda 2017 target for the indicator. Sub-indicators are included in this dataset to measure health disparities among racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups and persons with disabilities. To read more about the Prevention Agenda, visit: http://www.health.ny.gov/prevention/prevention_agenda/2013-2017/.
Prevention Agenda Partner Contact Information
This dataset contains the partners working on prevention agenda priority and focus areas. The dataset is organized by county, priority area and focus area. Each partner’s address, phone number and in many cases e-mail contact are provided.The Prevention Agenda 2013-17 is New York State’s health improvement plan for 2013 through 2017. This plan involves a unique mix of organizations including local health departments, health care providers, health plans, community based organizations, advocacy groups, academia, employers as well as state agencies, schools, and businesses whose activities can influence the health of individuals and communities and address health disparities. This unprecedented collaboration is designed to demonstrate how communities across the state can work together to improve the health and quality of life for all New Yorkers. The purpose of the dataset is to provide the public, health providers and tentative DOH partners with some basic information about who in NYS is working on prevention agenda related items. For more information check out http://www.health.ny.gov/prevention/prevention_agenda/2013-2017/, or go to the "About" tab.