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Improving Community Health: How Organizations and Communities are Using Population Health Driver Diagrams

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvementby Micaela Kirshy

September 21, 2015

 

The Public Health Foundation (PHF) has been working with communities using population health driver diagrams to address a variety of community health challenges. Development and use of population health driver diagrams continues to expand as communities understand the value the framework offers. A population...

 

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Assisting Vector Control Programs Through Performance Improvement Initiative

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvementby Micaela Kirshy

September 8, 2015

 

Since August 2014, the Public Health Foundation (PHF) has been collaborating with the National Center for Environmental Health of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the Vector Control Performance Assessment and Improvement Initiative. The idea originated from CDC’s desire to help...

 

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New and Improved: Public Health Improvement Resource Center

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvementby Micaela Kirshy

February 10, 2015

 

​The Public Health Improvement Resource Center has been refreshed and improved to meet the evolving needs of public health improvement professionals. The online database is managed by the Public Health Foundation (PHF), and offers resources developed by colleagues and partners throughout the field to...

 

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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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Using QI to Foster Public Health and Healthcare Collaboration

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvementby Micaela Kirshy

October 22, 2013

 

​On October 11, 2013, the Public Health Foundation (PHF) convened the second meeting of its Antibiotic Stewardship Advisory Group to discuss current and future activities using the Public Health Antibiotic Stewardship Driver Diagram. During this meeting, the three public health pilot sites participating...

 

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