Clinical and Community Linkages Chronic Disease Self-management Broward County TOUCHThe Issue:

More than half of the annual deaths in Broward County are caused by heart disease, cancer, stroke, or diabetes.

Action:

TOUCH Partners are working together to improve access to coordinated patient-centered healthcare for all Broward residents in order to manage chronic diseases and improve long-term health.

We work to encourage individuals and their health care providers to engage in preventive services by:

  • controlling high blood pressure and cholesterol by integrating proven intervention strategies into usual clinical care
  • improving outcomes of arthritis, asthma, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes through chronic disease self-management programs.

High-Quality Clinical and Preventative Services Community Partners