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National Asthma Forum 2007

Thursday, May 31

Friday, June 1

Opening

Tracy Enger, Indoor Environments Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
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Welcome: Today We are Leaders Bringing Asthma Under Control

Rear Admiral Kenneth Mortisugu, M.D., M.P.H, Acting U.S. Surgeon General (7/29/06-9/30/07)

View the Acting U.S. Surgeon General’s opening remarks and call to action to increase the Communities in Action for Asthma-Friendly Environments Online Network to 500 community programs by 2008.
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Framing Success: Mobilizing 1,000 Communities in Action for Asthma-Friendly Environments

David Rowson, Director, Center for Asthma and Schools, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Discover what defines success for a community in action.
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Understanding How Communities are Improving Health Outcomes for People with Asthma: What Works and Why?

Noreen Clark, Ph.D, Director, Center for Managing Chronic Disease, University of Michigan

Learn about the Asthma Health Outcomes Project, including the latest research and strategies, the significance of the findings, and the important role communities play in achieving positive health outcomes. To access the full report, visit http://www.asthma.umich.edu/Asthma_Health_Outcomes_Project/overview.html.
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Key Drivers for Improving Health Outcomes for People with Asthma – The Communities in Action for Asthma-Friendly Environments Change Package

David Rowson, Director, Center for Asthma and Schools, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Access this presentation to learn about effective asthma program strategies that drive remarkable results (Key Drivers of Program Effectiveness) and a systems-based approach for creating and sustaining effective community asthma programs (System for Asthma Control Program Sustainability).
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To learn more about this systems-based approach for creating and sustaining effective community asthma programs, view the Communities in Action for Asthma-Friendly Environments Change Package.

Highlighting Successful Program Approaches

Dennis Wagner, Deputy Director, Center for Quality, Health Resources and Service Administration, Department of Health and Human Services

Learn how a systems-based approach can drive program design, delivery, outcomes, longevity, and expansion.
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Boston Public Health Commission, IMPACT DC, Children’s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, WellPoint’s State Sponsored Business

Get an in-depth look at the key defining moments and common strategies that four successful asthma programs embodying the Key Drivers followed as they built, evaluated, and resourced their own System for Asthma Control Program Sustainability.

Breakout Sessions

Download presentations from breakout sessions, which focused on sharing knowledge on building, evaluating, resourcing, and sustaining effective programs that achieve significant health outcomes.

Welcome

Access this presentation for an overview of Forum participants’ successes and highlights from Day 1 of the Forum
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Building Momentum: Putting Knowledge into Action

View the presentation that sparked discussion among participants on what has been learned, challenges faced, questions for colleagues, and strategies for action.
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Mining Success: Sharing Leadership

Download the presentation slides that served as a guide for the Open Space session, where programs developed and shared action plans to improve asthma outcomes nationwide.
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Creating Lasting Leadership—Leaving in Action: Mobilizing 1,000 Communities Together

View the slides that include a charge to participants to develop their intentions and commitments to establish bold goals, measure progress and document outcomes, and reach out and engage others.
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Forum Handouts and Worksheets

Attendee Roster, by Last Name (PDF, 125KB)
View a list of Forum participants, sorted by Last Name

Attendee Roster, by State (PDF, 105KB)
View the list of Forum participants, sorted by State

EPA Contacts and Resources (PDF, 15KB)
View a list of EPA Regional Offices and contact information

Attendee Worksheet (PDF, 364KB)
Utilize this tool to help identify next steps for action grounded in the Key Drivers for Program Effectiveness and the System for Asthma Control Program Sustainability

Feed-In (PDF, 155KB)
View the form used to gather feedback from participants after Day 1 of the Forum

National Network Progress Report (PDF, 76KB)
Report program information, including reach, measurements, and progress

Prescription for Living Well With Asthma (PDF, 106KB)
Document your program prescription for mobilizing 1,000 communities, establishing and driving toward bold goals, measuring progress and documenting outcomes, and reaching out and engaging others

Script for Action and Results (PDF, 145KB)
State your program commitment to generating dramatic health outcomes and outline near-term actions to help bring asthma under control in 1,000 communities

Snapshot of Ten High-Performing Asthma Management Programs (PDF, 1.4MB)
Examine ten successful asthma management programs through the framework of the System for Asthma Control Program Sustainability

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