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Performance Management Accreditation Preparation and Support


​​​When seeking accreditation by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB), many organizations are challenged by Standards and Measures​ under Domain 9: Improve and innovate public health functions through ongoing evaluation, research, and continuous quality improvement. This includes Measure 9.1.1: Establish a performance mangagement system, and Measure 9.1.2: Implement the performance management system​.​

In practice, performance management means actively using data to improve performance, including the strategic use of performance standards, measures, progress reports, and ongoing quality improvement efforts to ensure an agency achieves desired results. With the right tools and resources, organizational integration of performance management and quality improvement is possible.
The Public Health Foundation (PHF) supports accreditation preparation efforts in the area of performance management through:
These key performance management resources can support your organization’s efforts to achieve PHAB accreditation.
Need Training or Help Getting Started?
To further assist health departments with accreditation preparation, PHF offers on-site customized technical assistance related to performance management. For more information, please contact Ron Bialek at (202)218-4420 or can also submit your information online.
  • Domain 8 resources from the Public Health Improvement Resource Center
  • Domain 9 resources from the Public Health Improvement Resource Center
  • Improving the practice of public health through academic/practice linkages.
  • Online public health training courses and resources
Performance Management Accreditation Preparation and Support