by Jonathan C. Peck, President & Sr. Futurist In January of 2015, IAF began a multi-sector project for health equity and prosperity with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and in partnership with a remarkable group of organizations. We sought to foster a better conversation about our shared futures than the political campaigns would […]
“Public Health Futures” by Clement Bezold, Yasemin Arikan, and Trevor Thompson in: Bialek, R., Beitsch, L. M., & Moran, J. W. (2017). Solving Population Health Problems through Collaboration. Routledge. We’re delighted to have our work comprise the first chapter of Solving Population Health Problems through Collaboration. In this new book, more than 50 population health […]
New Effort Aims for National Conversation on Health Equity and Prosperity Social, economic and environmental factors drive inequities in health that have a devastating impact on communities, reducing the health potential for individuals, families and the nation as a whole. This lost health potential diminishes national prosperity and security, reducing the capacity of workers to […]
We intend to seed thousands of conversations on health equity, freedom and justice across the United States beginning on August 4th and 5th through a historic event to take place at the University of Maryland. This conference will inspire participants to initiate or host health equity and prosperity vision dialogues around the nation.
IAF’s new report, Public Health 2030: A Scenario Exploration, offers four alternative scenarios for the future of public health, and recommendations for robust strategies that would be effective and advance public health in multiple futures. Click here to access the scenarios and learn more about the Public Health 2030 project.
What will public health in rural and urban America look like in 2030? IAF has released two new sets of scenarios and a workshop toolkit for leaders and organizations in local public health to support strategy formulation and planning. Click here to learn about Public Health 2030 scenarios for Fargo Cass Public Health and the […]
The Kresge Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation have awarded a joint grant to IAF to develop scenarios describing expectable, challenging, and visionary futures of public health in the U.S.
The U.S. health information ecosystem is evolving unevenly. Investments and progress are focusing on health care, while public health is saddled with a significantly underdeveloped IT infrastructure that mostly serves the operational rather than strategic functions of public health. However, the field of public health and public health informatics have the opportunity to be critical […]