The final State Health Improvement Plan (SHIP) Advisory Committee meeting was held on September 11. The Advisory Committee was briefed on the progress made in developing the final SHIP framework. The committee provided feedback on the executive summary, content section examples, and other SHIP components.
The SHIP is a tool to strengthen state and local efforts to improve health, wellbeing, and economic vitality in Ohio. With the long-term goal of ensuring all Ohioans achieve their full health potential, the SHIP takes a comprehensive approach to achieving equity and addressing the many factors that shape our health – including housing, poverty, education, violence, child maltreatment, and racism.
- Regional forums and an online survey completed in 2018 as part of the 2019 State Health Assessment (622 participants)
- Steering Committee made up of representatives from 13 state agencies, including sectors beyond health
- Advisory Committee with 176 participants, including subject matter experts from around the state. Executive Vice President Ann Spicer served on the SHIP Advisory Committee representing the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians.