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Changing Perspectives on Antibiotic Use

Posted in: Workforce Development

July 25, 2018

 

​Each year in the United States, at least two million people become infected with antibiotic-resistant bacteria and at least 23,000 die as a result.1 Antibiotics can save lives, but any time antibiotics are used, they can cause side effects and lead to antibiotic resistance. At least 80 million antibiotic...

 

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PHF E-News: News for Public Health (March 2017)

Posted in: Community Development, Conferences and Events, Council on Linkages, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, PHF News, Strategic Planning, and Workforce Developmentby Russell Rubin

March 22, 2017

 

  News, resources, tools, and information on performance management, quality improvement, and workforce development to improve the quality and performance of your organization and the health of your community.      PHF E-News: News for Public Health
        New Book Solving...

 

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National Infant Immunization Week

Posted in: Community Development

April 21, 2016

 

    Public Health Foundation's Hot off the Press
National Infant Immunization Week April 16-23, 2016   National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is an annual observance highlighting the benefits of immunizing children two years old or younger. During NIIW, the Centers for...

 

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PHF E-News: News for Public Health (November 2015)

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

November 18, 2015

 

     Public Health Foundation E-News   News for Public Health

In This Issue TRAIN Reaches Million Learner Milestone How Do We Ensure an Effective Public Health Workforce into the Future? Now Available: Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases, 13th Edition...

 

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HOTP October 2014: Resources to Support Antibiotic Stewardship

Posted in: Community Development, and Workforce Development

October 24, 2014

 

  Public Health Foundation's Hot off the Press
Get Smart About Antibiotics Week November 17-23, 2014   President Obama recently issued an executive order to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the United States. In an effort to support antibiotic stewardship, the Public Health Foundation...

 

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Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Posted in: Community Development, and Workforce Development

October 17, 2014

 

Each year antibiotics save millions of lives. However, the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria represents a serious threat to the public's health and the economy. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that annually in the United States, antibiotic-resistant bacteria cause...

 

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HOTP September 2014: Resources for the 2014-2015 Flu Season

Posted in: Community Development, and Workforce Development

September 17, 2014

 

Public Health Foundation's  Hot off the Press
    Prepare for the 2014-2015 Flu Season   An average of 200,00 people are hospitalized due to flu-related complications each year.   The Public Health Foundation (PHF) is pleased to offer resources, training, and tools to help take action...

 

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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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Superbugs: A Super Problem

Posted in: Community Development, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, TRAIN, and Workforce Development

July 14, 2014

 

Multi-drug resistant organisms or superbugs are a serious global public health problem. The rise of superbugs, due in large part to the overuse and misuse of antibiotics, has numerous health consequences, as well as corresponding economic repercussions. Patients infected with resistant bacterial strains...

 

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HOTP June 2014

Posted in: Workforce Development

June 16, 2014

 

 A Super Public Health Issue: "Superbugs"      The World Health Organization's (WHO) recent report, Antimicrobial Resistance: Global Report on Surveillance 2014, highlights the growing issue of multidrug-resistant organisms or "superbugs" - which stems in large part from the misuse of antibiotics....

 

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