Describe what aspects of a population health approach are being used to address the problem (Hint: If you click on the topic within the CDC site, they identify best practices or interventions).

There are a number of challenges that impact population health. Visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s Status Reports, which highlights the top 10 important public health problems and concerns. These issues feed into population health goals.
Choose a current news topic/item that is relevant to one of these top ten important health concerns listed. You may want to click on your home state (a map is provided below the topics shown on the site) to see specific information related to where you live.
Once you have chosen a current news item, consider the various challenges that affect population health today. For this discussion, either choose to research and write a well-supported response discussing the following:
Describe what the population health problem is and why.Describe what aspects of a population health approach are being used to address the problem (Hint: If you click on the topic within the CDC site, they identify best practices or interventions).Discuss managerial tools that might be used to address the problem.Discuss why you think it is important that these population health approaches are being used to address this public health problem.