The 2020 Public Health Improvement Training has been postponed until June 2021.
The content below will be updated when new dates are announced.
Join your peers and national experts at the 20th annual Public Health Improvement Training
(PHIT) on June 2-4, 2020 in San Antonio, TX. PHIT 2020 features a renewed format to meet your training needs, with an additional day to bring you deep dive sessions and more opportunities for networking. Performance improvement experts from the Public Health Foundation (PHF) will also be on-site to conduct engaging workshops, sessions, and discussions. See the details of PHF's sessions below.
At PHIT, health department leaders and professionals participate in a series of skill-building workshops and networking opportunities designed to elevate practice to the next level. This year's theme for PHIT is: Optimizing Your Resources Through Performance Improvement. Take part in the PHIT experience to strengthen skills in order to take action in public health performance improvement topics such as:
- Resource Management (workforce development and financial management)
- PHAB Accreditation or Reaccreditation
- Community Health Assessment or Health Improvement Planning
- Performance Management
- Quality Improvement
- Strategic Planning
- Other skills such as systems thinking, change management, persuasive communication, data analytics, problem solving, diversity and inclusion, and policy engagement
In addition, PHIT will include a Leadership track designed for health department leadership and a session for those who are new to performance improvement.
PHIT attendees have the opportunity to select from a variety of interactive learning and skill-building sessions designed for all experience levels. At PHIT, participants gain practical tools, templates, resources, and contacts to support you to take action. Because smaller breakout sessions make for better learning, PHIT 2020 registration will be capped at 300 participants.
PHF Sessions at PHIT
Performance improvement experts from PHF have been invited to present the following content at PHIT 2020:
Introduction to Quality Improvement in Public Health
This session will introduce the basic tenants of quality improvement (QI) framed in a public health accreditation context. This interactive session will help participants identify areas of strength and areas for improvement in their agency’s current QI practices through an agency assessment tool. Participants will be introduced to the primary QI tools and will practice with using QI tools. Participants will also begin to understand the process of building a QI culture and QI capacity within their agencies.