100 Million Healthier Lives

“We are so pleased with the level of interest in this initiative from communities working hard to improve health locally,” said Robin E. Mockenhaupt, PhD, Chief of Staff at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. “We look forward to seeing the learning, sharing, and impact that results from the efforts of these participating communities.” SCALE marks the first community-based program of the recently announced global initiative, 100 Million Healthier Lives, led by IHI and 140 founding partners. The initiative aims to achieve the audacious goal of 100 million people living healthier lives by 2020, and so far has nearly 500 members representing public health, community health, health care, patient advocacy, policy, academia, business, and financing. Improving equity and creating a culture of health is a fundamental tenet of 100 Million Healthier Lives, and a common thread that unites all the SCALE awardees. Communities not selected for the SCALE initiative are being offered the opportunity to engage with 100 Million Healthier Lives and receive some special assistance on mastering improvement methods, peer-topeer learning, and the best ways to identify “bright spots” or effective practices and strategies. The 100 Million Healthier Lives and SCALE partners pooled their resources to make this option possible.

Pathway to Pacesetter

It is not too late to become a part of the the next 100 Million Healthier Lives and SCALE project phase Pathway to Pacesetter! This program has been designed as a means of support for your communities to learn and grow as part of the overarching 100 Million Healthier Lives community.

To begin this phase, we have a few ways for you to understand more about the project.

First, we invite you to join an Informational Webinar on September 2nd, 2015 from 3:30 pm -5:00 pm EST. The connection information is below. The webinar will address the process of becoming a Pathway to Pacesetter community, a description of the components and curriculum of the program, and information about our first face-to-face opportunity being held in conjunction with the 100 Million Healthier Lives/Communities Joined in Action program September 29 – October 2nd in Washington, DC.

Second, we have posted online at http://ihi.org/100MLives the Request for Applications and Frequently Asked Questions documents in order to address some of the questions you may have about the program. After reading through these and/or attending the Webinar, we invite you to fill out Part 1 of our application found here.

If you have any questions at all, please reach out to hbrowdy@ihi.org.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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