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PHF E-News: News for Public Health (January 2020)

Related Categories: Performance Management, Quality Improvement, TRAIN, Workforce Development

Topic: Community Development, Conferences and Events, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, TRAIN, Workforce Development

Author: Russ Rubin

Date: 1/28/2020

News, resources, tools, and information on performance management, quality improvement, and workforce development to improve the quality and performance of your organization and the health of your community.
PHF E-News: News for Public Health
NEW: CDC to Share Interim 2019 Novel Coronavirus Guidance for Clinicians
Friday, January 31, 2020 at 2pm EST

CDC has announced a Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) Call on January 31, 2020 at 2pm EST.

Topic: Outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)—Interim Guidance for Clinicians

During this COCA Call, clinicians will learn about the current epidemiology, infection control and prevention recommendations, specimen collection and testing, and clinical management for patients with 2019-nCoV infection.

Please register on the TRAIN Learning Network prior to joining this live event.

There will be a web on-demand version of the call available after the live event. 
 
Cross-Sector Collaboration:
Making Partnerships Work for Your Community
Webinar Date: Tuesday, April 14, 2020 from 1-2pm EDT
Cross-sector collaboration is a term used to describe a process where various community organizations come together to collectively focus their expertise and resources on a complex issue of importance to a community they serve. Improving the health of your community requires that the public health department, healthcare institutions, and other community stakeholders providing health and health-related services break out of their comfort zones and work collaboratively.

Join PHF experts on Tuesday, April 14, 2020, from 1-2pm EDT for an interactive webinar, Cross-Sector Collaboration: Making Partnerships Work for Your Community to learn:
What does it take to build a successful cross-sector collaborative?

Discussion topics include:
  • Why many organizations are partnering now to achieve shared objectives
  • Tools you can use to build and sustain a cross-sector collaboration
  • Examples of cross-sector collaborations and their impact on the community
  • Resources to help you address common community health challenges

Our speakers will also answer your questions during the program. Submit a question in advance to webinars@phf.org.

This webinar is free and open to all, but registration is required. Learn more about this event and register today.
U.S. News Community Health Leadership Forum Brings Best Practices to Washington, DC

Join PHF for a day of stimulating conversations about improving community health at the inaugural U.S. News & World Report Community Health Leadership Forum on April 7, 2020. This event will bring together public health officials, hospital and health system leaders, business executives, heads of community organizations, and other stakeholders dedicated to advancing effective solutions for building healthier communities. You will hear from thought leaders who are working together to address the social determinants of health, reduce inequities, invest strategically in community development, and make a lasting difference in the well-being of their populations. Save 30% when you register with code PHF30. Learn more about this event and register today.
Sponsorship Opportunities Available for 2020 Public Health Learning Forum and TRAIN Annual Meeting

The 2020 Public Health Learning Forum & TRAIN Annual Meeting is the premier annual event for shaping the health workforce in the United States. This four-day meeting brings together 100 professionals at the federal, state, tribal, and local levels who are influential in developing workforce development policy and play critical roles in building skills in public health, population health, and healthcare personnel. This is your organization’s opportunity to make an impression and share ideas with an influential and dynamic network.
Abstract Deadline Extended for 2020 Public Health Improvement Training

The 20th annual Public Health Improvement Training (PHIT), held June 2-4, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas, will feature a series of hands-on, skill-building workshops and focused networking around public health performance improvement. 

PHIT 2020 invites abstract submissions for 90-minute “hands-on” workshops related to this year’s theme, Optimizing Your Resources through Performance Improvement . The submission deadline has been extended to January 31, 2020 at 11:59 pm PT.

Ring in the New Year with New Skills: Apply to the Strategic Scholars Program

Are staff from your health department interested in building resource, grants, contracts, and financial management skills? The Strategic Scholars program features an online certificate program, facilitated video conferences with peers, attendance at PHIT in San Antonio, TX, and individualized coaching. To be eligible to apply, you must work in a state, tribal, or local health department and apply as a team—one representative who works in performance improvement and one representative from administration.

 
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Mark Your Calendar: Upcoming Events
 
The Benefits to Counties: Public Health Department Accreditation (Webinar)
January 30, 2020 from 2-3pm EST

Outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)—Interim Guidance for Clinicians (COCA Call)
January 31, 2020 at 2pm EST

2020 Open Forum for Quality Improvement and Innovation
March 26-27, 2020 in Kansas City, MO

2020 U.S. News Community Health Leadership Forum
April 7, 2020 in Washington, DC

Cross-Sector Collaboration: Making Partnerships Work for Your Community (Webinar)
April 14, 2020 from 1-2pm EDT

2020 Public Health Learning Forum & TRAIN Annual Meeting
May 4-7, 2020 in Pittsburgh, PA
You must be invited to register. Learn more about this event.

2020 Public Health Improvement Training (PHIT)
June 2-4, 2020 in San Antonio, TX

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PHF E-News: News for Public Health (January 2020)