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Ohio Health Value Review- February 2022

May 9, 2022

To see the most current edition of the Ohio Health Value Review click here

February 2022

The Ohio Health Value Review is a quarterly electronic update from the Health Policy Institute of Ohio designed to strengthen connections between public health and healthcare partners in Ohio and highlight opportunities for different sectors to work together to improve health value in our state. If you have questions about the newsletter or have suggested tools or resources you would like to see included in future editions, please contact Nick Wiselogel, HPIO’s Vice President of Strategic Communications.

Health value graphics

In December, the Health Policy Institute of Ohio released a series of policy briefs that explore the health impacts of tobacco and excessive alcohol use and apply lessons learned from tobacco and alcohol policy to upcoming decisions about recreational cannabis legalization. The graphics below, from the policy brief on the health impacts of excessive alcohol use in Ohio, displays the upward trend in liquor sales and alcohol-involved deaths in Ohio over the past two decades.

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Health value resources

The resources below, organized by the domains in HPIO’s Health Value Dashboard, can be used to help improve health value in Ohio.

Population health and healthcare spending

Social and economic environment

Physical environment

Access to care

Healthcare system

Public health and prevention

Health equity

State Health Improvement Plan (SHIP) priority topics

The newly distributed 2020-2022 SHIP, facilitated by HPIO under contract with the Ohio Department of Health, lays out specific steps to achieve measurable improvements on three priority health outcomes. Below are resources that address those priority areas.

Mental health and addiction

Chronic disease

Maternal and infant health

To see the most current edition of the Ohio Health Value Review click here