Community Connect collects and showcases engagement and youth development activities sponsored by the University of Missouri System. Engagements from across the four campuses are collected through standardized forms which are then easily posted as stories on the portal.
Serves as MU Extension site consolidator for nutrient management. Farmers, researchers, and technicians can learn to use this information to maximize cost efficiency by using manure as a fertilizer and comply with state and federal requirements, such as those pertaining to nitrogen runoff. >>> Additional Info: Provides a hub for mapping and managing nutrients in farms (layers). It helps farmers, through the assistance of technicians, plan, determine, and report nutrient usage in farms as a Federal requirement.
Partnership for a Healthier America hosts both a Hub and a Widget on the CARES Network. PHA is focused on encouraging healthier eating and lifestyles for children and young adults by improving local food environments. The ImPHAct Map, available on the PHA website, collects and displays information on corner stores and campuses who have committed to be PHA partners.
ADD INFO ABOUT GLOBAL VIEWER – The Population Health Assessment Engine (PHATE) provides an investigative tool for physicians, hospitals, and clinics to visualize neighborhood characteristics and patient health risk factors in their service area (by Census Tract). The tool integrates data from the American Board of Family Medicine’s (ABFM) Prime Registry database, but registers users can also upload information to visualize service area characteristics.
The Well Connected Communties portal serves as a resource for more than 39 communtities across 17 states who are working towards meeting healthy living goals. Managed by National 4H and supported by CARES, the Well Connected Communities Hub provides grantees access to a robust Community Health Needs Assessment tool, County Health Rankings reports, quarterly reporting forms, resources from the field, and archived professional development events.
The ESHE Index was developed in partnership with the Council on Black Health in 2015. The index ranked counties across the United States on factors related to healthy eating. The goal of ESHE Index was to stimulate changes in food and food policy landscapes that can facilitate high dietary quality. The ESHE index was discontinued in 2021.
The Missouri EATs Assessment Tool provides critical food and social determinants of health data to communities in Missouri. These data are used to begin conversations and take actions aimed at strengthening community food systems. CARES began hosting the Missouri EATs Assessment Tool in 2018.
The Adventist Health System Hub was established in 2016 to serve its 44 faith-based hospitals across 10 states. AHS views Community Health Needs Assessments as opportunities to better serve their communities, protect their not-for-profit status, and visibly convey their mission and faith-based values. Adventist Health System uses their CHNAs to inform the strategic use of current and future community benefit dollars.