Improving Health Through the Y’s National Network of Community – Based Programs October 16, 2019
October 16, 2019
Learn how the Y’s efforts in chronic disease prevention and management may benefit people living with Osteoarthritis.
About the speaker:
Heather Hodge is the Senior Director for Evidence-based Health Interventions at YMCA of the USA (Y-USA). In this role, Heather provides leadership and direction for the Y’s national infrastructure to support the scaling, dissemination, and oversight of a portfolio of evidence-based health interventions. Heather has led projects demonstrating cost savings and improved health resulting in reimbursement for Y program delivery with strict fidelity to program evidence and outcomes. Through public/private partnerships, Y-USA and local Ys are discovering, developing, and scaling proven programs like the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program, Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring, and Enhance®Fitness to improve the nation’s health and well-being.