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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.
|Using QI to Foster Public Health and Healthcare Collaboration|
CDC TRAIN Celebrates Its Second Anniversary
Revisions to the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals Underway
|Health Reform and Partnerships Headline Meetings of the Academic Health Department Learning Community|
At its most recent meeting on September 25, the Academic Health Department (AHD) Learning Community discussed the Affordable Care Act and asked, "How Can AHDs play a role in health reform?"
Also, the AHD Learning Community will hold its next in-person meeting during the American Public Health Association's 141st Annual Meeting in Boston, MA. This meeting will provide an opportunity for members and others to learn more about AHDs and successful AHD partnerships from public health professionals active in this area. See the full upcoming meeting agenda for November 5
|Upcoming Opportunities to Impact the Future of Public Health Professionals|
For those attending the American Public Health Association's 141st Annual Meeting in Boston on November 2-6, PHF will be omnipresent with many opportunities to increase proficiency in performance management, quality improvement, and workforce development initiatives at public health organizations. See the list of highlights and activities planned for this year's event
|Partnering to Prevent Antibiotic Resistance|
Preventing the spread of antibiotic resistance can only be achieved with widespread engagement, especially among leaders in public health, health care, clinical medicine, and agriculture.
As you think about your community's strategy for promoting appropriate antibiotic use and prepare for CDC's Get Smart About Antibiotics Week, November 18-24, see what activities and resources PHF currently offers to help meet your health department's needs.
|Webinar: Application of "The Community Guide" by Two Health Systems to Improve the Health of a Community|
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