Population health is a collaborative and comprehensive approach to health that addresses the many things in our lives that impact health. It focuses on ‘up-stream’ issues that tend to prevent disease and enhance wellness.
The 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health was founded as a collaborative research and resource Center focused on population health and disease prevention to benefit the citizens living in Cambria and Somerset Counties. 1889 Foundation made a major gift to the College of Population Health of Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia to establish the Center.
Key factors that contribute to poor health in our region.
Strategies to improve our region’s overall health and wellness.
Initiatives to support residents’ health.
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Learn what 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health is doing in your community with the latest news.
The 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health, which is part of the Southwest PA Contact Tracing Consortium of the PA Department of Health, is assisting the state in recruiting volunteers to serve as Contact Tracers
Click here to read June's Health Matters article in the Tribune Democrat which features a discussion between Jeannine McMillan, 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health; Dr. Susan Williams, CMO, Conemaugh Health System; and Dr. Billy
1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health announces Care Coordination Agencies to join Community Care HUB; Introduces Newly Certifiable Workforce to Cambria/Somerset Counties JOHNSTOWN – The 1889 Jefferson Center for Population Health, established through a partnership