Health & Wellness

Strategies for meeting the Health & Wellness objective

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Objective

By the end of 2025, Midland County will achieve improvements in healthcare system financial sustainability, care delivery, environmental quality, and lifestyle choices to move Midland’s health ranking into the top 10 counties, according to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s (RWJF) annual County Health Rankings (CHR).

Strategies

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Ensure the continued financial stability of, and quality of care provided by, Midland Health.

2.

Facilitate development and expansion of existing wellness programs, while educating Midland County on the local resources through enhanced communication methods.

3.

Develop a strategy to acquire resources to increase the number of primary care providers in the Midland community by 40 in the next 5 years.

4.

Improve specific, modifiable health behaviors – sexually transmitted infections, adult obesity, teen pregnancy, and alcohol-related traffic deaths – to enhance Midland’s position in RWJF’s annual CHR.

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