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Translating Findings from Health Needs Assessment to Action: A Five Year Strategic Plan. Diversity RX: 7 th National Conference on Quality Health Care for Culturally Diverse Populations October 20, 2010, 2:00-4:00 PM, Guilford Room Baltimore, Maryland. Jamie Lok Weng, MPH, CHES

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Translating Findings from Health Needs Assessment to Action:

A Five Year Strategic Plan

Diversity RX: 7th National Conference on Quality Health Care for Culturally Diverse Populations

October 20, 2010, 2:00-4:00 PM, Guilford Room

Baltimore, Maryland

Jamie Lok Weng, MPH, CHES

Asian American Health Initiative (AAHI)

Department of Health and Human Services

Montgomery County, Maryland

overview
Overview
  • Demographics
  • Needs Assessments
  • Strategic Plan Development
  • Strategic Targets
  • Targets in Action: An Innovative Program Model
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Asian American Community

State of Maryland

Asian Americans account for ~ 5.1% of MD population

46% of MD Asian/Pacific Islanders live in Montgomery County

2005-2007 American Community Survey, 3 year estimates

asian american community montgomery county maryland
Asian American CommunityMontgomery County, Maryland

Other Asian 12.9%

Japanese 4.1%

Chinese 30.1% (except Taiwanese)

Filipino 7.0%

Vietnamese 8.4%

Korean 15.0%

Asian Indian 22.3%

2006 American Community Survey

13.3%

of County residents identify as Asian American

asian american health initiative aahi
Asian AmericanHealth Initiative (AAHI)
  • Established FY 2005
  • Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services
  • Steering Committee of 15 members: Assist - Advise - Advocate
  • Mission: Todevelop appropriate health programs that meet the need of a diverse group of Asian Americans living in Montgomery County
  • Programs:
    • Disease Specific Programs
    • Health Promoters Program (HPP)
    • Patient Navigator Program (PNP)
    • Community Outreach
    • Health Education Material Development
    • Social Media
needs assessment
Needs Assessment
  • Conducted in 2007-2008 in partnership with University of Maryland College Park School of Public Health
  • One of the first health needs assessments for Asian Americans in Montgomery County, Maryland
  • Focus groups with 13 different Asian American subgroups including several under-represented communities
  • Identified a wide array of health needs, barriers to health care utilization, and provided priorities and recommendations that the County might consider for improving existing programs and future planning.
recommendations
Recommendations
  • Increase knowledge and raise awareness of health promotion and disease prevention measures
  • Continue to expand access to quality health care services
  • Invigorate and expand partnerships and collaborations
  • Data collection and reporting
other topics of concern
Other Topics of Concern
  • Preferences in health services
  • Lack of preventive services
  • Mental health help seeking behavior
  • Senior isolation & depression
  • Emergency preparedness and response
  • Specific needs of young adults, women, seniors
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Strategic Plan Development

Rapid growth of Asian Americans in Montgomery County

Widening of health disparities

MC DHHS Strategic Plan

AAHI Steering Committee

Disease Specific Programs

  • Cancer, Hepatitis B, Diabetes, Tobacco, Osteoporosis Education/Screening Programs

Health Promotion and Increasing Access

  • Health Promoters Program
  • Patient Navigator Program

Other Projects

  • Health Education Materials
  • AAHI Web Site
  • MCDHHS Workgroups

Establishment of Asian American Health Initiative

Community Health Needs Assessments (2005 & 2008)

Asian American Health Conference Proceedings(2006 & 2009)

Health Equity Through Action:

AAHI Strategic Plan

2011-2015

Program Evaluation Data

strategic plan 2011 2015

Strategic Plan 2011-2015

Established five strategic targets and corresponding action plans to guide the next five years

Embedded in a framework rooted in a health equity paradigm

To address health inequities and social determinants of health to improve health outcomes for Asian Americans in Montgomery County

Source: "Caprio, S., Daniels, S.R., Drewnowski, A., Kaufman, F.R., Palinkas, L.A., Rosenbloom, A.L., & Schwimmer, J.B. (2008). Influence of race, ethnicity, and Culture on Childhood Obesity: Implications for Prevention and Treatment. Obesity, 16(12), 2566–2577.

strategic targets

Strategic Targets

A:  Enhance Access to Culturally & Linguistically Competent Care

B:  Promote Community Mobilization & Empowerment

C:  Strengthen Partnerships & Collaborations

D:  Enhance Data Collection & Reporting

E: Establish Organizational Sustainability

hepatitis b education screening vaccination program

Targets in Action: An Innovative Program Model

Hepatitis B Education, Screening, & Vaccination Program:

A Pilot Project in the Chinese American Community

in Montgomery County, Maryland

burden of disease
Burden of Disease
  • Hepatitis B virus (HBV) causes 80% of all primary liver cancer worldwide and is the 3rd leading cause of cancer death among Asian Americans
  • Prevalence rates of HBV among Asians around 10-15% compared with less than 1% among mainstream US population
  • Of 1.5 million HBV carriers in US, approx. half are Asian
  • Hepatitis B is the most common chronic infectious disease in the world and is considered 50-100 times more infections than AIDS

Sources: World Health Organization, http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs204/en/. Asian Liver Center, http://liver.stanford.edu/Media/articles/filipinas.pdf. Office of Minority Health Services http://www.omhrc.gov/templates/content.aspx?ID=7240&lvl=2&lvlid=190 . Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results

community need
Community Need
  • Recommendation from 2008 Needs Assessment:
      • Expand health promotion and disease prevention programs to raise awareness and level of knowledge of health issues that disproportionately affect Asian Americans, including hepatitis B
  • Service gaps in County
  • Lack of screening, education, vaccination, and treatment options
      • Only screening option is through an STD Clinic
      • Services underutilized by Asian Americans (< 5%)
  • Inadequate physician knowledge about hepatitis B screening and vaccination
purpose and goals
Purpose and Goals

Education • Screening •Vaccination •Treatment Referral

Purpose: To provide hepatitis B education, screening and referrals to vaccination or treatment for Asian American adults through a pilot project with the Chinese American community in Montgomery County, MD

  • Goals:
    • To increase knowledge and awareness about hepatitis B among Chinese American adults
    • To increase access to hepatitis B screening and vaccination for ChineseAmerican adults
    • To engage the community and strengthen capacity to address hepatitis B-related issues
    • To enhance data collection of hepatitis B among ChineseAmericans
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Partnership & Collaboration

Strengthening existing partnerships and initiating new collaborations with key stakeholders and groups (Strategic Target C)

Local Government Community Organizations

Physicians

Allied Health Professionals

Community Clinics

Laboratory

Community Volunteers

community empowerment
Community Empowerment

Empowering and mobilizing communities to articulate and address their own defined health concerns (Strategic Target B)

  • Media Campaign
    • Launched culturally sensitive community outreach and media campaigns that include ethnic newspapers and radio stations
  • Outreach & Education
    • Developed and translated educational, advertising and clinical materials
  • Health Promoters
  • Patient Navigators
access to care
Access to Care

Optimizing access opportunities to quality health services and culturally- and linguistically- competent care (Strategic Target A)

Screening

Clinical Evaluation & Follow-up Counseling

Infected

Immune

At-risk

Treatment

(NIH clinical trials, Frederick clinic, private provider)*

Vaccination

(Community clinics, PAVHC, provide provider)*

*Options varied with insurance status

data collection reporting
Data Collection & Reporting

Enhancing data collection strategies and reporting of information to multiple stakeholders committed to improving Asian American health (Strategic Target D)

  • Health Education Presentation Pre and Post Tests
    • Assess knowledge, attitudes, beliefs of hepatitis B
  • Screening and Education Day Feedback Survey
  • Final Program Feedback Survey
  • In-Depth Interviews with Key Stakeholders
  • Evaluation Report
  • Presentation of Findings at Local, State, and National Levels
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Acknowledgements

  • Montgomery County DHHS Leadership
  • AAHI Staff
  • AAHI Steering Committee Members
  • Asian American CBOs and FBOs
  • Health Promoters and Patient Navigators
  • Other AAHI Partners(locally, statewide and nationally)
contact
Contact

Jamie Lok Weng, MPH, CHES

Asian American Health Initiative

Montgomery County, Maryland

Department of Health and Human Services

1335 Piccard Drive

Rockville, MD 20850

Tel: 240.777.4517

Jamie.Weng@montgomerycountymd.gov

www.AAHIinfo.org | info@aahiinfo.org