Ideas for Taking Action

It is a challenge to translate data into action. To help get you started, here is a short list of potential actions for addressing health measures related to screenings. This list can and should be used to spark ideas and discussion about what actions might be right for your community.

Improving Communication about Screenings

Individual Level – Knowledge, Attitudes, Skills

Organizational Level – Organizations, Schools, Workplaces

Improving Access to Screenings

Organizational Level – Organizations, Schools, Workplaces

Community Level – Design, Access, Connectedness, Spaces

Policy Level – Laws or Policies

For more potential actions, please check out: What Works for Health, HIPxChange, County Health Rankings & Roadmaps. Are there actions you think should be in this tool? Please send your suggestions to