Knoxville

Bold Goal
20% Healthier By 2020

Knoxville, Tennessee is working to become one of the healthiest cities in America. We know that health happens locally, which is why Humana is working with community, physician and clinician partners to help solve some of Knoxville’s toughest barriers to health. Together, we are making health easier one person and one community at a time. Join us!

Condition

Putting the focus on local health issues.

  • Diabetes
  • Behavioral health 
  • Congestive Heart Failure

Barriers to health

Overcoming roadblocks that prevent good health.

  • Nutritional Literacy
  • Financial Tradeoff
  • Access to Behavioral Health Providers
  • Awareness of Resources

Working Committees

  • Collaboration 
  • Education
  • Nutrition

Health ecosystem

Connecting people with care and community resources to get healthy and stay healthy. 
Improving health with a network of goods, services and essential resources.

[page_title]’s Health Advisory Board

A Bold Team For A Bold Goal

Working in partnership with local businesses, nonprofits, educators and government organizations, Humana is committed to the ever-evolving effort of dramatically reducing the number of Unhealthy Days and making Knoxville a healthier community. There’s always room for more partners — after all, we’re in this together. Contact knoxvillebold@humana.com today.

[page_title]’s Pilots, Programs and Interventions

Cooking Demonstations

The Nutrition committee coordinated cooking demonstrations focused on nutrition education in multiple locations with faith-based organizations, the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley, and senior living centers.

Poverty Simulation

A guided role-play experience where nurses and faculty walked in the shoes of someone living in poverty. The exercise helps participants understand the health barriers and choices of low-income individuals.

Mobile Health Program

A mobile health program brought medical care and education to community members.

Community Videos




Knoxville Partnerships

Through community and physician partnerships on pilots and programs, we are working together to create more Healthy Days and improve community-wide health in Knoxville.


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Addressing nutrition literacy

Humana’s Bold Goal is to improve the health of the community by 20 percent by the year 2020. Part of our partnership with…


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GET INVOLVED IN THE KNOXVILLE BOLD GOAL
knoxvilleboldgoal@humana.com