Proposed Solutions

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Explore strategic partnerships to expand the availability and use of mobile health clinics, school-based chronic care management programs and health fairs across New Jersey, with an emphasis on providing preventive care to low-income communities.

Evidence suggests that mobile health clinics produce significant cost savings and represent a cost-effective care delivery model that improves health outcomes in underserved groups (see

Promote the use of chronic disease management apps and monitoring devices for managing chronic conditions such as diabetes and hypertension.

Seek to promote/expand/increase awareness of successful programs such as the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) and the Transforming Communities Initiative (TCI).

CDSMP is a program developed at Stanford University that provides self-management education workshops for people with chronic health problems that teaches skills useful for managing a variety of chronic conditions.

TCI is a population health effort that supports innovative and evidence-based solutions to address tobacco use, childhood obesity and community building to address the physical environment, economic revitalization, housing and other social determinants of health.

Convene employers, payers and providers in a chronic conditions summit to discuss joint initiatives aimed at improving population health and mitigating the pervasive growth in chronic conditions, including exploration of data-sharing arrangements.

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