Promising Practices

Learning what our quality of life challenges are in Indiana is important, but many will want to seek out ways to improve or change things within their communities. This resource from the Healthy Communities Institute lets you search by keyword for ways other communities across the nation have improved. When you see one you like, click the arrow next to it and you’ll get the whole shebang.

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 TitleTime BeganHCI RatingOrganizationSourceLocation
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GIS Walking Maps2012Good IdeaDana-Farber Cancer InstituteCenters for Disease Control and PreventionBoston, MA
Safe Streets2012Evidence-Based PracticeBaltmore City Health DepartmentJohn Hopkins Bloomberg SchoolBaltimore, MD
Intervention Mapping and the Development of a Peer Supported Diabetes Self-Management Program in Rural Alabama2012Good IdeaUniversity of Alabama-BirminghamCenters for Disease Control and PreventionAlabama
Text4Health2012Evidence-Based PracticeColumbia University Physicians and Surgeons, Mailman School of Public Health, New York-Presbyterian Hospital  
Living for Health2011Effective PracticeFlorida Heart Research Institute Miami, FL
Walking School Bus2011Evidence-Based PracticeChildren's Nutrition Research Center (CNRC) Houston, TX
Healthy for Life2011Effective PracticeSt. Joseph Health System Orange
Healthy for Life in Sonoma County2011Good IdeaSonoma County Healthy Students Initiative Sonoma County
Pasos Adelante2011Evidence-Based PracticeUniversity of Arizona: Arizona Prevention Research CenterCDC Prevention Research CenterArizona
Sports Medicine Physicals2011Good IdeaJackson Hospital & ClinicAmerican Hospital Association - Community ConnectionsMontgomery, AL
Food Day2011Good IdeaCenter for Science in the Public Interest USA
Strong4Life2011Good IdeaChildren's Healthcare of Atlanta Georgia
New Moms Network 2011Good IdeaBrattleboro Memorial Hospital Brattleboro, Vermont
FRIENDS2011Evidence-Based PracticeBaltimore City Public School System, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public HealthJournal of Prevention and Intervention in the CommunityBaltimore, MD
VERB Summer Scorecard2011Evidence-Based PracticeLexington Tweens Nutrition and Fitness Coalition Kentucky

What do the HCI ratings (evidence-based practice, effective practice and good idea) mean?

Source: Healthy Communities Institute