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How can external initiatives such as Healthy People 2020 assist health care delivery systems to implement quality-based measures to improve clinical outcomes. Research previous Health People initiatives from 2000 to 2010. Track one of the initiatives and monitor its progress over the 10 year period. Prepare a SWOT analysis and discuss your findings.
goals, identifying baseline data and 10-year target, monitoring outcomes, and evaluating the collective effects of health improvement activities nationwide” (Koh, 2010, p.1653). One of the initiative of Healthy People 2010 (H.P. 2010) is tobacco use. The objectives are to monitor tobacco use, smoking cessation and the availability of treatment programs, environmental exposure to tobacco smoke, adolescent attitudes toward smoking, and tobacco control laws. According to the CDC H.P. 2010 progress review, we are moving towards our target of cigarette, spit tobacco, and cigar use amongst adults 18+ years, exposure to tobacco smoke at home has exceeded target with 111.8%.

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