LHIP History

The Local Health Improvement Process

Steps taken by the Frederick County Health Care Coalition as part of the Local Health Improvement process: 

  • Gather health related data 
  • Present that data to the community 
  • Convene a Health Priority Setting Summit for all interested persons
  • Develop a Local Health Improvement Plan centered around the top priorities identified during the Health Priority Setting Summit
  • Convene work-groups for each priority to establish associated objectives, strategies, measures and responsible entities 
  • Evaluate progress continually
  • Report back to the community on a periodic basis
LHIP

2022 Health Priority Public Input Session

The LHIP Public Input Session convened 1/19/2022 to gather community feedback on five priority health indicators: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in Adolescents, Type 2 Diabetes, Lack of Early Prenatal Care, and Obesity in Adults and Adolescents. Following consideration of the public input and a feasibility/readiness evaluation, the Coalition Board announced 2/9/2022 the following three priorities for health improvement for the period 2022-2025:

  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in Adolescents -  new action plan pending
  • Diabetes, Type 2 - new action plan pending
  • Mental Health - new action plan pending

2019 Health Priority Setting Summit

Health Priority Setting Summit convened 1/15/2019. The three priorities identified for health improvement for the period of 2019-2022 were:

2016 Health Priority Setting Summit

Health Priority Setting Summit convened 9/13/2016. The three priorities identified for health improvement for the period of 2016-2019 were:

2014 Health Priority Setting Summit

Health Priority Setting Summit convened 2/4/2014. The five priorities identified for health improvement for the period of 2014-2016 were:

2011 Health Priority Setting Summit

Health Priority Setting Summit convened on 10/05/2011. The six priorities identified for health improvement for the period of 2012-2014 were:

2006 Inaugural Frederick Health Summit

The first Frederick Health Summit convened on May 12, 2006 with the theme of "Improving Access to Care".

All Summits were sponsored by the Frederick County Health Department, Frederick Health Hospital (formerly Frederick Memorial Hospital), and the Frederick County Health Care Coalition

Reference Materials

2016-2019 Local Health Improvement Plan

2014-2016 Local Health Improvement Plan

Maryland State Health Improvement Plan (SHIP)