Bridges to Wellness is a network of medical providers, business and community leaders working together to improve community health. The network advocates for the prevention of chronic disease. We divide our work into two buckets, Health System Integration and Health Promotion.
Health System Integration focuses on issues of health service delivery to improve patient outcomes. Currently, Bridges to Wellness has identified three systems to address:
Health Promotion is our consumer outreach to impact the HealthStyle of individuals. Promoting the adoption of healthy living practices (HealthStyle) is an effective method for improving health outcomes and slowing the growth of health care costs. Our Health Promotion efforts include:
A Bridges to Wellness initiative supporting individuals in making the healthstyle change(s) they want to make. The key to better health is eating more balanced meals and getting more exercise. Easy to say, not so easy to do. Eat Better. Move More. participants are encouraged throughout the process to reach the goals they set. Eat Better. Move More. puts healthy in action. Bridges to Wellness will work with area employers to introduce Eat Better. Move More. Learn more about Eat Better. Move More.
Thanks to everyone who participated in the #MyPictureofHealth contest! It was great to see everyone getting active and eating and preparing healthy meals with their families. Four winning photos were chosen. To see those and more, click the link below. Don't forget to keep using that hashtag! We want to see your healthy habits. Keep it up.
See the pictures here.