Public Health Improvement Resource Center

The Public Health Improvement Resource Center is a searchable database of resources designed to support work in public health.  This site has recently been refreshed with additional and updated resources for building and improving public health systems.
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    • Accreditation (559) (Select All)
      • Domain 1: Conduct and disseminate assessments focused on population health status and public health issues facing the community (105)
      • Domain 2: Investigate health problems and environmental public health hazards to protect the community (42)
      • Domain 3: Inform and educate about public health issues and functions (40)
      • Domain 4: Engage with the community to identify and address health problems (70)
      • Domain 5: Develop public health policies and plans (134)
      • Domain 6: Enforce public health laws (19)
      • Domain 7: Promote strategies to improve access to health care (57)
      • Domain 8: Maintain a competent public health workforce (87)
      • Domain 9: Evaluate and continuously improve health department processes, programs, and interventions (226)
      • Domain 10: Contribute to and apply the evidence base of public health (63)
      • Domain 11: Maintain Administrative and Management Capacity (36)
      • Domain 12: Maintain Capacity to Engage the Public Health Governing Entity (17)
    • Community Health Information and Data Systems (95)
    • Performance Management System (231) (Select All)
      • Performance Standards (59)
      • Performance Measurement (72)
      • Reporting of Progress (58)
      • Quality Improvement Process (193)
    • Public Health Finance (22)
    • Public Health and Healthcare (41)
    • Workforce Development (91)
    • Health Department Examples (41)
  • Essential Services (Select All)
    • ES 1. Monitor Health Status (104)
    • ES 2. Diagnose/Investigate (45)
    • ES 3. Educate/Empower (46)
    • ES 4. Mobilize Partnerships (72)
    • ES 5. Develop Policies/Plans (132)
    • ES 6. Enforce Laws (22)
    • ES 7. Link to Health Services (61)
    • ES 8. Assure Workforce (97)
    • ES 9. Evaluate Services (231)
    • ES 10. Research/Innovations (71)
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About the Public Health Improvement Resource Center
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Public Health Foundation (PHF) provide funding for this site.

The resources in the Public Health Improvement Resource Center are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily reflect any official recommendations from PHF.

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