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Developing an Action Plan to Fight Food Insecurity

  • Baraka D. FloydEmail author
  • Deepak Palakshappa
  • Melissa Klein
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Public Health book series (BRIEFSPUBLIC)

Abstract

It is important to develop an action plan in order to implement a FI program in your clinical setting. In this chapter, we will outline the critical steps to developing a program to address FI, including identification of key partners, stakeholders, and barriers. In addition, evaluation metrics to measure success will be introduced as part of development of the action plan.

Keywords

Food Insecurity Social Determinants of Health Community Partners 

Abbreviations

AAP

American Academy of Pediatrics

CHILD HeLP

Cincinnati’s Child Health-Law Partnership

EHR

Electronic Health Record

FI

Food Insecurity

KIND

Keeping Infants Nourished and Developing

MLP

Medical Legal Partnerships

QI

Quality Improvement

SDH

Social Determinants of Health

SNAP

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

SWYC

The Survey of Well-Being of Young Children

USDA

United States Department of Agriculture

WIC

Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Baraka D. Floyd
    • 1
    Email author
  • Deepak Palakshappa
    • 2
  • Melissa Klein
    • 3
  1. 1.Stanford School of MedicineStanfordUSA
  2. 2.Wake Forest School of MedicineWinston-SalemUSA
  3. 3.Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and University of Cincinnati College of MedicineCincinnatiUSA

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