The CDC Community Health Improvement Navigator (CHI Navigator) is a website for people who lead or participate in CHI work within hospitals and health systems, public health agencies, and other community organizations. It is a one-stop-shop that offers community stakeholders expert-vetted tools and resources for:
-Depicting visually the who, what, where, and how of improving community health
-Making the case for collaborative approaches to community health improvement
-Establishing and maintaining effective collaborations
-Finding interventions that work for the greatest impact on health and well-being for all
One of the four action areas by which you can seach the database is “Socioeconomic Factors.” This allows professionals to narrow down their search to better address social determinants of health.
This is a database that provides communities with information to help select and implement evidence-informed policies, programs, and system changes that will improve the variety of factors we know affect health. Included in the database are programs that address social and economic factors, such as education, employment, income, family and social support, and community safety — all of which are important in addressing social determinants of health.
This income calculator reports children in poverty and income inequaity by county in each state. These measures are strong indicators of income, which has a profound impact on health and well being.
This systematic review from the Cochrane Collaboration aims to assess the effects of interventions for enhancing consumers’ online health literacy, including skills to search, evaluate, and use online health information.