Health Forecasting at UCLA

Projects

 

National Institutes of Health

Assessing and forecasting Latino health disparities in relation to acculturation and comparing the potential for different interventions that promote healthy behaviors to improve the health of Latinos living in California

 

 

 


Placer County, California

Expanding the application of Health Forecasting to quantify the community health burdens related to air pollution using Placer County, California data and risk factors.

Issue Brief:

Forecasting Health Outcomes Related to Air Quality in Placer County

 

 

 


Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Incorporating additional disease risk factors and outcomes into the forecasting model and applying the model to other states, begining with Arkansas and Wisconsin.

 

Report:

Looking into the Future in Three States with the UCLA Health Forecasting Tool: Using the UCLA Health Forecasting Tool to Support Effective Public Health Practice, Community Interventions, and Policy Decisions

 

Journal Article:

'Long-term Effects of Health Factor Modification in Milwaukee County'. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. van Meijgaard, J., Shi, L., & Simon, P.A. (2012). Forthcoming

 

Forecasting Diabetes Prevalence in California: A Microsimulation. Preventing Chronic Disease 8 (4):A80. Shi, L., van Meijgaard, J., & Fielding, J. (2012).

 

Issue Brief:

Long-term Implications of Quitline Reach in Arkansas


 

The California Endowment

Expanding the capabilities of the Health Forecasting Tool by incorporating additional variables and focusing on interventions relevant to underserved individuals and communities in California.

 

Journal Article:

Assessing and Forecasting Population Health: Integrating Knowledge and Beliefs in a Comprehensive Framework. Public Health Reports 124.6:778-89. van Meijgaard, J., Fielding, J.E., &  Kominski, G.F. (2009).


Issue Briefs:

Air Pollution (Fine Particulate Matter) and Community Health in Boyle Heights


Air Pollution (Fine Particulate Matter) and Community Health in Central Long Beach

 

Aging Boomers, Healthy Latinos: Implications for California's Health Care Infrastructure

Trends and Forecast of Health and Economic Costs of Overweight and Obesity in California

 

Forecasting the Impact of an Aging Population on Medical Expenditures in California


 

UniHealth Foundation

Supporting the efforts of nonprofit hospitals to improve community health and comply with regulations to quantify community benefit by assessing current and future health status and forecasting the impact of evidence-based interventions on health outcomes in their catchment areas located within Los Angeles, Orange and San Bernardino Counties.

 

Report: 

Los Angeles County Baseline Health Forecast Report (April 30, 2016)


Workshop Presentation:

Forecasting the Impact of Interventions for Community Benefit Planning (April 26, 2016)

 

Report:

The Health Forecasting Toolkit: Providing Evidence-based Data to Nonprofit Hospitals for Short- and Long-term Community Benefit Planning

 

Presentations:

California Community Foundation (May 13, 2015)

 

Reports:

2010 Demographic Catchment Area Profiles

 

Hospital Community Health Forecasts *Reports recently added

 

 


 

 


California Community Foundation

Provide technical assistance to community organizations and analyses for funders using health impact assessments, health forecasting and economic modeling to improve opportunities for health promotion and disease prevention

 

Workshop Presentation: 

Taking Action Using Data-Driven Health Planning Tools 

(November 1, 2016)


                     California Community Foundation

 

 

 


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