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Winning the Battle Against Tobacco Use and Exposure with The Community Guide

Posted in: PHF News, and Workforce Development

January 2, 2013

 

The Public Health Foundation (PHF) has partnered with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to promote Winnable Battles, public health priorities with large-scale impact on health and with known, effective strategies to address them. Tobacco use, an identified Winnable Battle, is a major...

 

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TRAIN Spotlight: Chronic Diseases

by Erin Bougie

December 12, 2012

 

​Chronic diseases (those of long duration and generally slow progression, as defined by the World Health Organization) are by far the leading cause of death in the world, representing 63% of all annual deaths.1 In particular, four health risk behaviors—lack of physical activity, poor nutrition, tobacco...

 

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Using Quality Improvement to Reduce Healthcare Associated Infections

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement

October 11, 2012

 

PHF Senior Quality Advisor John W. (Jack) Moran will be co-presenting with Richard Melchreit, Coordinator of the Healthcare-Associated Infectious Program in the Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH), at the 2012 Open Forum Meeting for Quality Improvement in Public Health on December 6-7 in Charlotte,...

 

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CDC Reports Progress, Innovations, and Challenges in the Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV

Posted in: PHF News

July 31, 2012

 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a press release on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 on Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) research and analysis that was presented at the XIX International AIDS Conference on July 22nd - 27th held in Washington, DC. The research gave insight...

 

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PHF E-News: News for Public Health (July 2012)

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

July 10, 2012

 

 

  News from the  Public Health Foundation (PHF)
  Dear Subscriber,   PHF E-News brings you the latest information on how you can use tools, techniques, and evidence to improve performance and the health of your community.      
Learn from South Carolina's Successful...

 

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Council on Linkages Update - June 2012

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Development

June 28, 2012

 

  Council on Linkages Update - June 2012   Below is the Council on Linkages Update for June 2012. Please feel free to use all or part(s) of this update in your organization's newsletter or other communications.     July AHD Learning Community Meeting: Opportunities for Engagement

The Academic...

 

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Public Health Foundation Names Future of Public Health Award Recipients

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement, and PHF News

May 30, 2012

 

On May 30, 2012, the Public Health Foundation (PHF) announced recipients of the 2012 Future of Public Health Award. The Connecticut Department of Public Health and Washtenaw County (MI) Public Health Department proposed outstanding initiatives with measureable outcomes that will benefit the future of...

 

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PHF E-News: News for Public Health (May 2012)

Posted in: PHF News

May 21, 2012

 

 

  News from the
  Public Health Foundation (PHF)
  Dear Subscriber,   PHF E-News brings you the latest information on how you can use strategies to enhance organizational performance and improve the health of your community.  
Use New Core Competencies Tools...

 

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New Winnable Battle Materials Added to the PHF Bookstore

Posted in: PHF News

May 9, 2012

 

CDC’s Winnable Battles are public health priorities with large-scale impact on health and with known, effective strategies to address them. Each area is a leading cause of illness, injury, disability, or death, and/or represents enormous societal costs. The goal of Winnable Battles is to make significant...

 

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PHF Prepares to Launch New Public Health Works Training Series

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

May 1, 2012

 

Public Health Foundation is preparing to launch a new national training series, "Public Health Works"  that will benefit State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial (STLT) health department staff, health care personnel, community health professionals, and others.    The purpose of this series is to demonstrate...

 

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