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Leading Health Indicators are high-priority objectives that communicate high priorities for action to prevent disease and death.
One of the top draws was a webinar focused on Healthy People 2020's Leading Health Indicators.
Department of Health and Human Services' Leading Health Indicators as well as FCHP's annual needs assessment, which identified health-related issues and gathered statistical data to support findings across the region.
A scared child cannot learn; the business community is impacted with lost wages, sick leave, absenteeism and lost productivity; and from a health perspective, partner violence impacts eight out of 10 leading health indicators.
Responsible sexual behavior has been identified as a leading health indicator in Healthy People 2010 with specific behavior objectives aimed at increasing the proportion of adolescents who abstain from sexual intercourse or use condoms if sexually active.
According to the ODPHP, public and private agencies must form collaborative partnerships to address these leading health indicator cornerstones:
Indeed, Healthy People 2010, a federally led effort that outlines the nation's public health objectives for the current decade, identified access to health care as only one of ten leading health indicators that, in addition to income and education, could serve as bellwethers for the health of the population, much the way the leading economic indicators forecast the health of the nation's economy (Department of Health and Human Services 2001).
To accelerate progress through stronger focus, Healthy People 2010, a national health agenda prepared by scientists within and outside the federal government, presented a set of leading health indicators representing the conditions with the greatest potential to shape the nation's health over the decade ahead.