The Maryland State Health Improvement Process launched in October 2011 to align and support existing community health improvement processes across the state as well as provide a broader framework for Maryland performance, and by jurisdiction in 39 objectives that are directly aligned with the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's vision areas:
The DHMH SHIP goal is to provide a framework for accountability, local action, and public engagement to advance the health of Marylanders.
To visit the DHMH SHIP website, please click here
. This is also where you can request to receive the SHIP Newsletter.
The Maryland Community Health Resources Commission (CHRC) last year awarded 17 grants totaling $600,000 to support the activities of Local Health Improvement Coalitions (like Healthy Montgomery) in their first year of implementation.
See Montgomery County's Performance in the Maryland SHIP Indicators and compare Montgomery County against the 2014 SHIP Targets: