Afternoon Keynote: Building a Culture of Health from Data to Policy

Robert Wood Johnson (RWJ) Foundation

Building a Culture of Health means creating conditions in which communities can be successful in improving health for all. Converting data from health care and community sources into information and knowledge to guide action is a critical part of the process of enabling change process. Data analysis at the community level can drive better care of individuals as it gives insights to their social needs and referral opportunities to address them. Looking at data across a group of individuals enables a community to address health determinants including access to healthy food, housing and behavioral health services.