Community-based Planning

Definition: Analyze and plan care delivery to meet community health needs; consider socioeconomic determinants; understand how people live, work, and play. Example: Identify potential care sites through analysis of traffic patterns, demographic data, and proximity to other amenities.

Relates to: Erase Boundaries of Business

SKILL DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES

ONLINE RESOURCES

Assessing Community Needs and Resources
Developing Strategies for a New Era of Health Care
Outlook: How Will the Affordable Care Act Affect Real Estate?
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Planning and Managing Community Health through Hotspotting   

BOOKS

Dying and Living in the Neighborhood: A Street-Level View of America's Healthcare Promise, 1st Edition

COURSE, WORKSHOP, OR SEMINAR

Community Change in Public Health


TOOL RESOURCES

Tools to support this skill may include:

Consumer Observation and Ethnography: An Overview of Ethnography in Healthcare and Medical Education Research
Consumer Observation and Ethnography: Ethnography and the City: Readings on Doing Urban Fieldwork, 1st Edition
Consumer Observation and Ethnography: Participant Observation as a Date Collection Method
Geographic Information System (GIS): Mapping a New Future for GIS
Retail Purchase Patterns: Embracing The Consumer Health Opportunity
Simulation: Simulations for Urban Planning: Designing for Human Values