Community Health Assessment Process: Six Common Phases

Course required chapter readings for discussion #1:

  • Chapter 7: Process Theory for Program Implementation
  • Chapter 8: Monitoring Implementation through Budgets and Information Systems


1) After reading Chapters 7 and 8, and watching the videos, answer the discussion board questions using ONE (1) of the presentation methods below:

2-3 pages essay summary

Discussion Board Questions:

Address ALL the following questions below:

For the first (1st) question below,pick one of the following health issues identifies as salient in Bowe County’s most recent community health needs assessment: vaccination, adolescents’ pregnancy, gunshot wounds, or type 2 diabetes.

Draft a logic model for the program: See example picture below.

Imagine that your healthcare organization is starting a health program for chronic illness prevention . You have been charged with leading a team to address the health information technology issues related to that program. What steps would you take? What would be your top three (3) concerns?

Choose one article pertaining to your topic that you submitted for assignment #1

Prepare an annotated bibliography of one source you will use in developing your proposed program. In this way, each of you will have a few key citations related to program planning that may be useful for future reference. You MUST one article about evidence-based successful programs that are as similar to the one you will design. No exceptions are allowed.

A minimum of one reference is required to support your response to the discussion question. You may cite the course required textbook and or other sources from which you have used content. Make sure your references are in APA format.