Additional Falls Prevention Resources

More information about B’FRIEND:

Data and Maps:

  • Data and maps about falls-related emergency department visits and hospitalizations among older adults in Baltimore City are available here.

Webinars:

  • September 2019 - The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT and CDC. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC).  View the recording here.
  • July 2019 - CDC’s Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services. View the recording here.
  • May 2019 - “Chapter 24: Practical Lessons Learned from Baltimore’s B’FRIEND Initiative” in Practical Playbook II: Building Multisector Partnerships That Work; Edited by J. Lloyd Michener, Brian C. Castrucci, Don W. Bradley, Edward L. Hunter, Craig W. Thomas, Catherine Patterson, and Elizabeth Corcoran; Oxford University Press; 2019; ISBN: 9780190936013. Available at:
  • December 2017 - All In: Data for Community Health. Webinar information and slides are publicly available here. 

Publications: 

  • May 2019 - “Chapter 24: Practical Lessons Learned from Baltimore’s B’FRIEND Initiative” in Practical Playbook II: Building Multisector Partnerships That Work; Edited by J. Lloyd Michener, Brian C. Castrucci, Don W. Bradley, Edward L. Hunter, Craig W. Thomas, Catherine Patterson, and Elizabeth Corcoran; Oxford University Press; 2019; ISBN: 9780190936013. Available at: https://bit.ly/2Xj3kYJ

Regulation:

Click here to access the City regulation regarding B'FRIEND data sharing: PDF icon BCHD Falls reg signed by commissioner.pdf

Funding:

B’FRIEND was initially supported by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Data Across Sectors for Health.