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Return on Investment (ROI)

Return on Investment (ROI) from Chronic Disease Prevention Programs

Wecan help you estimate the Return on Investment from chronic disease prevention programs in California Counties. This is ongoing project uses estimates from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Chronic Disease Cost Calculator, the California Health Interview Survey (CHIS), and a number of other sources (see the Background Information). We update the information periodically (last update: September 2018). Your comments are welcomed.

Weaims in rural and underserved areas make better decisions about how they allocate their money. Part of this mission involves providing local decision makers with the information they need to make informed decisions. The information provided on this webpage is intended to assist and inform County Officials, researchers, members of the public, and community organizations1.

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Are you a part of a CACHI initiative?

The California Accountable Communities for Health Initiatives (CACHI) bring together clinical providers with public health departments, schools, social service agencies, community organizations, and other stakeholders to help improve the health of their community. The ROI analysis can help those involved with CACHI to understand the Return on Investment from their chronic disease prevention program. If you are part of a CACHI and would like assistance conducting an ROI, please contact us and we are happy to provide you with the information you need.

1Funding was provided from a number of sources, including the Health Sciences Research Institute at the University of California, Merced, the Chronic Disease Control Branch at the California Department of Public Health, the California Healthcare Foundation, and the California Accountable Communities for Health Initiative.