Improving Population Health: One Hospital Shows What's Possible
Claudia Wade, Union General Hospital
Union General Hospital, located in Farmerville, Louisiana, is a non-profit, 20-bed Critical Access Hospital. The hospital identified teen pregnancy and STDs as being a primary concern impacting the health, well-being and future of their community. Union General Hospital created the program, "It's a Girl Thing", and are now seeing outstanding health outcomes and expanding the program. They have received a national award for the program.