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Community Connections: Linking Primary Care Patients to Local Resources for Better Management of Obesity


This toolkit is intended to help primary care practices link to community resources for improving the care of patients struggling with obesity. It can help practices learn what resources are available and establish productive partnerships with community organizations. The toolkit also provides guidance on improving patient flow, developing a bidirectional referral process, and increasing patient engagement.


State Networks of Colorado Ambulatory Practices and Partners

Funding Sources

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

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  • Release Date: 03/2014
  • Original Summary: 04/2014
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Last updated: May 07, 2014.