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Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP)

Beam Project Type: Programming     Project in Available Phase

The Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) was developed by Dr. Hans Diehl, a Clinical Professor of Preventive Medicine at Loma Linda University in California. CHIP focuses on eating more, but weighing less. It doesn’t promote limited food intake or counting calories. Instead it promotes eating healthy food, exercise, stress management and maintaining healthy sleep patterns.

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Collaboration

Lead Organization: Lotus Health Foundation

Confirmed Collaborators: Lotus Health Foundation ; Rochester Clinic

Potential Collaborators: Olmsted County Public Health Services ; Olmsted County Public Health Services Advisory Board

Impacts

PlanScape

Level 1: Food ; Health

Level 2: Best Practice ; Food ; Health & Wellness

DMC: Health & Wellness

Community Health: Obesity ; Diabetes

Status Reports Related PlanScape Status on: Food, Health

September 27, 2018: Indian Health Service Career Positions

Indian health programs are seeking health care professionals who are passionate about practicing within a unique, interdisciplinary team-based environment and one that embraces its mission.

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June 22, 2018: Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement

Recruiting members to join Community Engagement Workgroup.

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June 18, 2018: Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement

Volunteers are needed to help facilitate a Poverty Simulation on Tuesday, August 14, 2018.
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June 01, 2018: Rochester Area Family Y 2018 Summer Program

The YMCA has 250 free summer memberships to give to teens in need this year. 

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May 10, 2018: Community Health Collaboration Conversation: Public Health, the Y and Diversity Council

Al Lun, openBeam, facilitated a 2018-05-8 meeting with Josh May, the Y; Dee Sabol, Diversity Council and Meaghan Sheridan, Olmsted Public Health to introduce each organization's community health related activities.

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March 12, 2018: Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement 1Q 2018 and 3Q 2017 Status

March 2018 Status; September News 2017 (Including September meeting agenda and June meeting minutes).

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February 19, 2018: Rochester Clinic and Lotus Health Foundation Community Health Events

Two nationally well-known lifestyle medicine physician and pioneers, Dr. Neal Barnard and Dr. Hans Diehl along with other physicians will present several topics in Rochester.

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September 27, 2017: Mayo Clinic Health Disparities Research Lecture by Dr. David Williams

Dr. David Williams in his Keynote Address at the Mayo Research 2017 Annual Health Equity retreat.

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September 10, 2017: Planning 2 Succeed: Rochester 2040 Comprehensive Plan

P2S updates to be presented to CNG in September CNG meeting. 

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Last modified by allnode on 2017/09/22
Created by allnode on 2016/12/15

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