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Tobacco Systems Change

Boosting your efforts to address tobacco cessation with practical offerings for health care systems change.

Past Events

Nearly 100 people from different types of health care delivery systems and other agencies gathered on November 15, 2016 to kick off the Tobacco Health Systems Change initiative. Dr. Michael Fiore of the University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention was the event’s keynote speaker.

Presentations from the Meeting

  • Health System Changes to Promote Tobacco Dependence Treatment, Dr. Michael Fiore
  • Addressing tobacco in a high-risk, low-socioeconomic population. Jessica Foreman, LGSW, D.MIN, West Side Community Health Services, St. Paul. View slides.
  • Spreading tobacco cessation across the system, including inpatient care. Jill Doberstein, MAPL, CTTS, Essentia Health. View slides.
  • Piloting new workflow processes at Big Lake clinic. Nabeel Ailabouni, DO, CentraCare Health. View slides.

Tools & Resources

ICSI is partnering with ClearWay MinnesotaSM to increase the capacity of health systems to assess and address tobacco use. Our organizations are working together on this capacity building initiative to provide resources and tools to help health systems routinely intervene with their patients that use tobacco. Please contact ICSI's Jill Kemper at (952) 858-8991 for additional information. Join our list to stay informed.

Updated 03/16/17