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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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Population Health Driver Diagram Used by Columbia School of Nursing

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement, PHF News, and Workforce Developmentby Vanessa Lamers

February 5, 2016

 

Bobbie Berkowitz, PhD, RN, FAAN the Dean and Professor at Columbia University School of Nursing and the Senior Vice President of Columbia University Medical Center introduced the Population Health Driver Diagram to the next generation of nurse practitioners as a way to integrate clinical and primary...

 

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Promoting Antibiotic Stewardship Tools and Resources among Health Departments

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvementby Vanessa Lamers

December 23, 2015

 

​Each year in the United States, antibiotic-resistant bacteria infect 2 million peoplei. To help address this issue, the Public Health Foundation (PHF) is working with the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases at the Centers for Disease...

 

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