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State Health Improvement Plan (SHIP)

The State Health Improvement Plan (SHIP) is a collaborative effort to influence population health outcomes through combined efforts. This process will further the adoption of Results Based Accountability and aims to keep health equity as a central concept.

2023-2028 State Health Improvement Plan

The 2023-2028 SHIP is under development. If you would like to participate in the development and implementation of the plan, please email Marla Singleton.

2015 State of Alabama Community Health Improvement Plan

The final 2015 Alabama Community Health Improvement Plan is now available online. If you have questions, comments or recommendations for future development, please email Marla Singleton.

  • 2015 State of Alabama Community Health Improvement Plan 
  • Transportation Survey: The Alabama Community Health Improvement Plan (ACHIP) Access to Care Workgroup identified lack of transportation as one of the major issues affecting access to healthcare. To begin addressing the issues surrounding transportation barriers, ADPH conducted a series of telephone interviews with representatives of 115 safety-net healthcare and transportation providers across the state. This sample of providers primarily included rural hospitals, rural health clinics, federally qualified health centers, community mental health centers, and Department of Public Health social workers. Information from this healthcare provider survey was shared with the twelve Regional Planning and Development Commissions for inclusion in their Human Services Coordinating Transportation Plans. Further Access to Care Workgroup activities will focus on addressing the transportation service gaps and developing public health policy that will reduce transportation barriers. 





Page last updated: October 24, 2022