Past Spotlight Archive
Dropbox is a file sharing application that will be used to distribute Household Health Survey Data Files to our members. Founded in 2007, its focus has been to create basic and reliable ways to share and send files across different computers and networks. It makes all files available to the user from any computer or phone, and is straightforward and intuitive to use. This service will offer much in the way of simplicity, efficiency and convenience.
For more information about Dropbox's full range of services, please visit their website, www.Dropbox.com.
Aria Health is the largest healthcare provider in Northeast Philadelphia and Lower Bucks County. With three leading-edge community hospitals and a strong network of outpatient centers and primary care physicians, Aria upholds a longstanding tradition of bringing advanced medicine and personal care to the many communities it serves. The Community Health Data Base is spotlighting Aria Health this month in part to recognize its unique GetFitseries, one of a variety of wellness programs they offer to promote exercise as a preventive measure. The program offers an individualized exercise prescription and an orientation to the program with an exercise physiologist.
The Community Health Data Base is also working with Aria Health to develop its 2015 Community Health Needs Assessment.
For more information about Aria Health, visit their website: www.ariahealth.org
The Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania (MHASP)
Since 1951, The Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania (MHASP) has been a leader in transforming mental health services regionally, statewide and nationally. MHASAP is a nonprofit corporation that creates opportunities for individuals and family members to effectively respond to the challenges of mental health conditions such as addiction. Through advocacy, direct support to individuals, training and education, information and referral, and technical assistance, MHASAP empowers individuals challenged by addiction to direct their recovery journeys, and prepares family members to play supportive roles, all as members of informed and inclusive communities.
For more information about The Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania, visit their website: www.mhasp.org
Abt SRBI is one of the nation's largest and most trusted survey, opinion, and policy research organizations. Abt SRBI was founded in 1981 as Schulman, Ronca & Bucuvalas, Inc. (SRBI) to combine high-quality analytic capabilities with in-house control of research implementation to produce high-quality, timely, and actionable research for strategy and decision-making in rapidly changing environments. Over more than 30 years, Abt SRBI has established a track record for providing excellent, cost-effective research and analysis. In addition to headquarters in New York City, Abt SRBI has major offices in the Washington D.C. area, Cambridge, MA, Chicago, IL, and Durham, NC, and other facilities throughout the country.
Abt SRBI is a member of the National Council on Published Polls (NCCP) and the Council of American Survey Research Organizations (CASRO). For more information, please visit their website, www.SRBI.com
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Fox Chase Cancer Center, part of the Temple University Health System, is one of the leading cancer research and treatment centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation's first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase was also among the first institutions to be designated a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center in 1974. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are also routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center's nursing program has received the Magnet recognition for excellence four consecutive times. Today, Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research, with special programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship, and community outreach. For more information, call 1-888-FOX CHASE or (1-888-369-2427).
Temple University Health System (TUHS) neither provides nor controls the provision of health care. All health care is provided by its member organizations or independent health care providers affiliated with TUHS member organizations. Each TUHS member organization is owned and operated pursuant to its governing documents. Temple Health refers to the health, education and research activities carried out by the affiliates of Temple University Health System and by Temple University School of Medicine.
The Food Trust
The Food Trust is a nationally recognized nonprofit dedicated to ensuring that everyone has access to affordable, nutritious food and information to make healthy decisions. Headquartered in Philadelphia, The Food Trust has worked with neighborhoods, schools, grocers, farmers and policymakers in the city and across the country to develop a comprehensive approach to improved food access that combines nutrition education and greater availability of affordable, healthy food. Learn more at TheFoodTrust.org.
Health Promotion Council (HPC)
Health Promotion Council's Southeastern Pennsylvania Tobacco Control Project (SEPA TCP) is devoted to combating tobacco use and improving integration of tobacco control services in Southeastern Pennsylvania. SEPA TCP provides comprehensive tobacco prevention and treatment services as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Health's ongoing efforts to address tobacco use prevention and treatment, exposure to tobacco smoke pollution, and tobacco-related health disparities. Health Promotion Council (HPC) is the primary contractor for tobacco control services in Southeastern Pennsylvania. For more information about SEPA TCP, click here.
Health Promotion Council of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Inc. (HPC) is a non-profit organization organized in 1981 and an affiliate of PHMC. HPC's mission is to promote health, and prevent and manage chronic diseases, especially among vulnerable populations, through community-based education, outreach and advocacy. Its unique programs advocating positive health behaviors, together with its innovative work with minority groups have advanced the field of health promotion in Southeastern Pennsylvania and across the nation. For more information, visit www.hpcpa.org.