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PHF E-News: News for Public Health (August 2013)

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Topic: Council on Linkages, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, PHF News, TRAIN, Workforce Development

Author: Russ Rubin

Date: 8/7/2013

 
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Reviewing the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals
Kim Barnhill Looks Out for the Health of All Floridians
Obesity is Now Classified as a Disease: Education and Training Opportunities
Increase the Effectiveness and Efficiency of Your Work
Find Helpful Resources in the Public Health Improvement Resource Center
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Dear Subscriber,

PHF E-News brings you the latest information on how you can use performance management, quality improvement, and workforce development to improve the quality and performance of your organization and the health of your community.
Reviewing the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals

The Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice (Council on Linkages) is reviewing the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) for potential revision.

Help ensure that the Core Competencies stay current and continue to meet workforce development needs by providing your feedback. How can the Core Competencies better serve you?

 

Kim Barnhill Looks Out for the Health of All Floridians
Tallahassee Magazine
Kim Barnhill in Tallahassee MagazinePublic Health Foundation (PHF) Board of Directors member Kim Barnhill was recently profiled in Tallahassee Magazine, highlighting her 20 years of experience in public health. From her role as Public Health Officer for Jefferson and Madison counties (FL) to now serving the whole state of Florida as Chief of Staff, learn more about Barnhill's passion for protecting the health of all Floridians.
 
Obesity is Now Classified as a Disease: Education and Training Opportunities

TRAINLast month, the American Medical Association classified obesity as a disease. This is an important step in addressing this complex health issue. PHF has several education and training resources to help you develop obesity interventions and prevention initiatives.
 
Increase the Effectiveness and Efficiency of Your Work

Almost one year ago, the Public Health Quality Improvement Encyclopedia was released for health departments to critically analyze practices, discover ways to more effectively and efficiently achieve desired results, and succeed with national public health accreditation. Hear from one health department's performance improvement manager and accreditation coordinator how valuable this resource is for their staff and the types of quality improvement applications where the Encyclopedia has been used to solve problems.
 
Find Helpful Resources in the Public Health Improvement Resource Center  

Public Health Improvement Resource Center Logo The Public Health Improvement Resource Center contains resources in performance management and quality improvement to support public health system improvements. Search or browse through over 500 resources and the latest additions.
 
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