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Caitlin McMurtry

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Kansas HIA Report: Potential Health Effects of Casino Development in Southeast Kansas

The Kansas Health Institute recently completed its first health impact assessment, which examined the potential health effects associated with casino development in Southeast Kansas. This new report features findings of the health impact assessment and outlines recommendations to maximize the positive health benefits of a proposed casino and mitigate its potential negative effects on health.

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Healthy Communities Wyandotte: Recommendations for a Better Future

Healthy Communities Wyandotte is a countywide initiative to involve local leaders and residents in improving the health of people in the community.

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Webinar and video: Putting the 2011 County Health Rankings into Action

The Kansas Health Institute collaborated with the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute to create the “Putting County Health Rankings into Action” webinar. The webinar featured approaches that Kansas communities are using to mobilize community health improvement efforts in response the County Health Rankings.

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Kansas County Health Rankings: Understanding the Health of Atchison County

The Kansas Health Institute delivered this presentation to a meeting of Atchison Hospital’s Healthcare Resource for a Healthy Community Committee. The presentation describes the purpose and methodology of the Kansas County Health Rankings, and how the report and its subsequent efforts relate specifically to the health of Atchison County.