What Is HIP-Cuyahoga
The PRCHN and CWRU are proud to be among the more than 100 community organizations who are part of, whose mission is to inspire, influence, and advance policy, environmental, and lifestyle changes that foster health and wellness for everyone who lives, works, learns, and plays in Cuyahoga County. This consortium of organizations forms Health Improvement Partnership-Cuyahoga.
HIP-Cuyahoga focuses its work on four health issues:
Eliminate structural racism as a social determinant of healthIncrease access and opportunity for improved nutrition and physical activity (Healthy Eating and Active Living, or "HEAL")Improve coordination between clinical care and public health to improve population healthImprove chronic disease management through the engagement of various sectorHIP-Cuyahoga has developed a community health improvement plan (CHIP) that will serve as our roadmap to addressing the most important factors that impact health in our county. Download the report from the HIP-Cuyahoga website.
In June 2016, HIP-Cuyahoga released the first-ever Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) for Cuyahoga County. This comprehensive report identifies and addresses significant health priorities and will serve as a roadmap to addressing the most important factors that affect health in our county. You can download a copy of the CHIP via the HIP-Cuyahoga website.
What Is the PRCHN's Role in HIP-Cuyahoga?
The PRCHN and Associate Director Erika Trapl, PhD, are the anchor for the Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) subcommittee. A key portion of the sub-committee’s work is being implemented through a Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) grant from the Centers for Disease Control.