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PHF E-News: News for Public Health (August 2014)

Posted in: Council on Linkages, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, TRAIN, and Workforce Developmentby Russell Rubin

August 12, 2014

 

     Public Health Foundation E-News   News for Public Health

In This Issue New Performance Management Toolkit Just Released Houston Uses QI to Improve PHAB Documentation Superbugs: Resources to Help You Combat this Super Problem Streamlining CNE Credit for Nurses in Arkansas:...

 

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PHF E-News: News for Public Health (July 2014)

Posted in: Council on Linkages, Infrastructure, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, Strategic Planning, TRAIN, and Workforce Developmentby Russell Rubin

July 8, 2014

 

     Public Health Foundation E-News   News for Public Health

In This Issue Council on Linkages Releases the 2014 Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals CDC's Dr. Judith Monroe Speaks at TAC Annual Meeting Using Driver Diagrams to Address Population Health Challenges:...

 

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Planning Before You Communicate Tool Demonstrated in COPPHI Open Forum Workshop

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement, and Strategic Planningby Russell Rubin

June 26, 2014

 

On June 12, 2014, staff from the Public Health Foundation (PHF) led performance improvement managers and quality improvement (QI) leaders through a strategic communications exercise at the Community of Practice for Public Health Improvement (COPPHI) Open Forum for Quality Improvement in Public Health...

 

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Using Driver Diagrams to Address Population Health Challenges: Oral Health Care

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvementby Micaela Kirshy

June 13, 2014

 

​On May 15, 2014, The Public Health Foundation (PHF) hosted the Oral Health Care Advisory Group Meeting at PHF's office in Washington, DC. PHF convened an interdisciplinary team of experts in quality improvement, oral health, epidemiology, and public health practice, to help identify and map drivers...

 

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PHF E-News: News for Public Health (June 2014)

Posted in: Council on Linkages, Infrastructure, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, PHF News, Strategic Planning, TRAIN, and Workforce Developmentby Russell Rubin

May 28, 2014

 

     Public Health Foundation E-News   News for Public Health

In This Issue Update on PHHS Block Grant Opportunities PHF Conducts Fundamental Review of Washoe County Health District Preview a Preliminary Draft of Revisions to the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals How...

 

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Maine CDC Uses Public Health Antibiotic Stewardship Driver Diagram to Address CDI

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvementby Micaela Kirshy

May 19, 2014

 

In response to an increase in reported outbreaks of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) in long-term care and other health care facilities, the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Maine CDC) began participating as a pilot site in the Public Health Foundation’s (PHF) Antibiotic Stewardship...

 

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PHF E-News: News for Public Health (April 2014)

Posted in: Conferences and Events, Council on Linkages, Infrastructure, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, Strategic Planning, TRAIN, and Workforce Developmentby Russell Rubin

April 15, 2014

 

      Public Health Foundation E-News   News for Public Health

In This Issue Health Departments Can Continue to Pursue Accreditation, Strengthen Infrastructure, Build Community Partnerships with PHHS Block Grant Preparing for Accreditation? TRAIN Can Help Behind the Scenes of the...

 

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Outcomes, Performance, Structure: Three Keys to Organizational Excellence

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement, PHF News, and Workforce Development

March 31, 2014

 

​Through its work in performance management and quality improvement (QI), the Public Health Foundation (PHF) assists health departments with improving performance. One of the ways that PHF accomplishes this is by providing relevant tools and resources such as Outcomes, Performance, Structure: Three...

 

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New Technical Assistance: Kaizen Process Improvement Event

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvementby Margie Beaudry

March 25, 2014

 

The Public Health Foundation (PHF) has a new technical assistance offering to facilitate a kaizen event. Kaizen is Japanese for “improvement” or “change for the best.” In this intensive, two-day offering entitled Kaizen Process Improvement Event, a health department will complete a facilitated process...

 

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PHF Conducts Fundamental Review of Washoe County Health District

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement, and Strategic Planningby Margie Beaudry

March 25, 2014

 

In February 2014, PHF completed an organization-wide assessment of the structure, operations, oversight, governance, finances, and performance of the Washoe County Health District (Nevada). The four-month review identified key strengths and offered 24 recommendations for the agency to consider based...

 

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