Brown County Prevention Coalition

Vision

Partners creating a healthy community.

Mission 

The Prevention Coalition will collaborate to develop priorities for prevention, use healthcare dollars effectively, and provide outreach to improve the quality of life in our community.

History

Started in 2013, click the link below to learn more.

Steering Committee Members

  • ADRC of Brown County
  • Aurora Bay Care Medical Center, Aurora Health Care, Bay Care Clinic
  • Bellin Health
  • HSHS St Vincent Hospital, HSHS St Mary’s Hospital Medical Center, Prevea Health
  • MetaStar, Inc.
  • Brown County Health & Human Services – Public Health Division
  • De Pere Health Department

 

Learn more about the Brown County Prevention Coalition

Purpose
  • To collaborate and cooperate to prevent duplication of effort and resources
  • To share and exchange data and analytics to drive the allocation of prevention resources
  • To encourage efforts and best practices among organizations with shared prevention visions
  • Adapt strategies to improve and ensure appropriate prevention resources
  • To advance policies to further the vision
Priorities
  • Advance Directives (Healthcare): All adults in Brown County will have the conversation and make their health care wishes known by completing a health care advance directive (AD).
  • Fall Prevention: Reduce falls among the older adult population
Objectives
  • Monitor trends, analyze data, and report aggregate number of advanced care directives (AD) on file from Brown County health systems, and provide recommendations
  • Monitor trends, analyze data, and report aggregate number of falls reported to Emergency Rooms & charges annually, and provide recommendations
Strategies
  • Ensure that measurement parameters for healthcare advance directives align across healthcare systems.
  • Identify key partners to operationalize our efforts of education and awareness.
  • Collect historical data regarding guardianships completed annually by Brown County Adult Protective Services.

Prevention Coalition Contacts:

Direct questions or inquires for more information to one of these Steering Committee Co-Chairs:

 Barb Michaels, email:  barbara.michaels@browncountywi.gov

Jody Weisse, email: jody.weisse@hshs.org

Fall Prevention
Subcommittee

Advanced Directive Subcommittee

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