The Institute of Medicine report released in 1998 described three public health core functions: assessment, policy development, and assurance. For this discussion, you will examine tools used to assess the health of a community.
Please choose one of the tools below that is used for community health assessment:
a. Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (M.A.P.P.)
b. Planned Approach to Community Health (P.A.T.C.H.)
c. Community Health Improvement Process (C.H.I.P.)
Describe the tool and explain what role this tool plays in carrying out public health’s core functions and services at the local level.