Key Elements Menu

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Drawing on research, best practices, national expertise, and input from local stakeholders, the following are the key elements of a population health approach. These key elements are aligned with evidence-informed public health and may be applied to multiple health issues. 

See an example of this approach as it is being applied to arthritis.

Select an option from the menu below:

  1. Assess the Community and Population
    • Health Equity
    • Social Determinants
  2. Define the Problem
  3. Develop Interventions
  4. Implement Interventions
  5. Evaluate & Measure Results
  6. Communicate What is Learned

More resources available for individual Health Focus Areas:

Current Work and Initiatives

Emerging Issues

Health Equity Concerns

Key Data and Sources

Recommended Strategies

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