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Learn How States Are Promoting Appropriate Use of Antibiotics in a New Antibiotic Stewardship Toolkit from CDC and PHF

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvementby Julie Sharp

December 1, 2016

 

As an element of Get Smart About Antibiotics Week, the Public Health Foundation (PHF) has worked with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to release Antibiotic Stewardship Implementation Framework for Health Departments, a toolkit designed to support state, tribal, local, and territorial...

 

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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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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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