With the changes occurring in our health systems, public health and healthcare can no longer afford the luxury of doing things separately and must collaborate to optimize scarce resources to improve population health. This webinar from the Public Health Foundation (PHF) and Association for Community Health Improvement
(ACHI) focused on the use of quality improvement methods and tools to foster collaboration between public health and healthcare, and discussed case studies from York, Maine and Houston, Texas, where this approach was used to improve population health outcomes.
John W. Moran
Senior Quality Advisor, Public Health Foundation
President of the Advisory Board, Healthy Maine Partnership, Choose To Be Healthy Coalition (York, ME)
Director, Center for Community Health, York Hospital (York, ME)
Chair, York District Public Health Council
Former Director, Choose To Be Healthy Coalition
Robert A. Hines, Jr., MSPH
Epidemiologist, Houston Department of Health and Human Services Office of Surveillance and Public Health Preparedness (Houston, TX)
- Understand how the following quality improvement tools can assist in the development and implementation of the community health needs assessment and implementation plan:
- Understand how to collaborate with community coalitions during the process of constructing a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA)
- Understand the benefits, challenges and lessons learned when working with a community coalition to conduct a CHNA
- Learn how to use the Solution and Effect Diagram to get public health and health care team members to focus on an initiative
View the archive of this webinar.