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Local Health Departments Are Increasingly Using Quality Improvement to Improve Agency Performance

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvementby Vanessa Lamers

September 13, 2017

 

According to the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) 2016 National Profile of Local Health Departments and newly released research briefs, local health departments (LHDs) across the United States have increased their implementation of agency-wide quality improvement (QI)...

 

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Continuous Improvement of the Public Health Improvement Resource Center

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvementby Vanessa Lamers

May 31, 2016

 

​To provide easy access to the most relevant performance improvement resources, the Public Health Foundation (PHF) has recently improved the user experience of the Public Health Improvement Resource Center. The redesigned front page now includes streamlined search characteristics and an updated feature...

 

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Zika Preparedness and Response Using Quality Improvement Tools and Processes

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvementby Vanessa Lamers

May 16, 2016

 

As the public health and healthcare communities respond to the Zika Virus in the United States, quality improvement (QI) tools and techniques can be helpful for preparing for and reacting to local infections. QI’s focus on systems and processes can help state, tribal, local, and territorial health departments...

 

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