This article was included in the “Your Community, Your Self” Community Benefits Report for Spring 2012. View the complete index of articles and content, or download the full PDF (four pages).

How Self Regional helps outside the hospital

helpoutside1. Helping people manage their chronic diseases such as diabetes, congestive heart failure, and high blood pressure to reduce the need for hospitalizations

2. Helping people have access to a primary care physician to avoid more serious illnesses and reduce demands on the emergency room

3. Helping people recognize the warning signs of a heart attack or stroke and to take quick, appropriate action to save lives

4. Helping parents keep their children safe from unintended accidents at home, while in their cars and at play

5. Helping children at school to learn to eat healthy and be physically active

6. Helping neighbors support each other to create a safe neighborhood and healthier families

7. Helping churches minister to their congregations with prevention and wellness services

8. Helping employers reduce the number of injuries to workers and engage workers in reducing their health risks

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