News & Updates
January 6, 2016
The America’s Health Rankings® Annual Report is designed to measure, report on, and improve the health of our nation – a powerful tool to deepen engagements with community leaders, policymakers, non-profit organizations, customers and other stakeholders to advance our mission.
The report released Dec. 10, 2015, by the United Health Foundation, found that Americans are making meaningful progress on key health metrics including less sedentary lifestyles and smoking less. At the same time, rising rates of drug deaths – including illegal and prescription drug abuse – obesity, diabetes and children in poverty signal serious challenges. The report provides actionable, data-driven insights that stakeholders can use to effect change in a state or nationally.
In 2016, the United Health Foundation will introduce a robust new suite of reports and year-round information on key health behaviors, conditions and populations to amplify stakeholders’ efforts as they work to effect change across states and communities. This will include: