Four Action Areas
Socioeconomic FactorsSocioeconomic Factors
Interventions that address social determinants of health, such as income, education, occupation, class, or social support. Social determinants of health are conditions in the environments in which people are born, live, learn, work, play, worship, and age. These determinants contribute to a wide range of health, functioning, and quality-of-life outcomes.
Physical EnvironmentPhysical Environment
Interventions addressing structural and environmental conditions that have an impact on health, including the built environment, as well as the community environment. This category includes policy changes that support individuals in making healthy choices.
Health BehaviorsHealth Behaviors
Interventions that promote and reinforce positive individual health behaviors, and seek to enable people to increase control over their health and its determinants. They include actions that address the knowledge, barriers, and facilitators that can affect behavior.
Clinical CareClinical Care
Innovative interventions focused on clinical approaches to health improvement that go beyond traditional one-on-one patient care. These activities are upstream or systems-based, and include examples of clinical providers working in teams or providing direct care in a non-traditional setting
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Summary recommendations based on systematic review or synthesis of current evidence from multiple studies and other evidence-based sources
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Scientific evaluation of the efficacy of an intervention in a single study
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