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Taking Action Across Sectors in Communities: Addressing Diabetes in Texas

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement, and PHF Newsby Micaela Kirshy

July 26, 2016

 

Texas has a high prevalence of diabetes and an especially high incidence of diabetic complications such as amputations and renal failure. The statewide, age-adjusted diagnosed diabetic rate of 10.8/100 is the ninth highest rate in the country and has approximately doubled since the 1990’s1. Increasing...

 

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Collection of Resources Supporting High Quality Training Grows with Launch of Repository of Evaluation Tools

Posted in: PHF News, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

June 20, 2016

 

With this month’s launch of Evaluating Emergency Preparedness and Response Trainings: A Knowledge Repository, the Public Health Foundation adds one more resource to a growing collection of materials for developing, accessing, and evaluating public health training. Built in collaboration with the Centers...

 

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PHF E-News: News for Public Health (April 2016)

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

April 26, 2016

 

     Public Health Foundation E-News   News for Public Health

In This Issue Using The Community Guide for Community Health Improvement Initiative Kicks Off National Indian Health Board and PHF Collaborate to Improve Health in Indian Country Stakeholders Collaborate to Improve...

 

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National Indian Health Board and Public Health Foundation Collaborate to Improve Health in Indian Country

Posted in: Infrastructure, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, PHF News, and Workforce Developmentby Russell Rubin

April 25, 2016

 

WASHINGTON, DC – The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) and the Public Health Foundation (PHF) took an important step in addressing a gap in the public health workforce in Indian Country by signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will outline specific steps to bring resources for quality...

 

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From Iron Lungs to Head Start: Doreen Begley, RN

Posted in: Community Development, PHF News, and Workforce Development

March 24, 2016

 

Doreen Begley, RN Early Head Start Health Coordinator University of Nevada, Reno Reno, Nevada   National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), in partnership with health departments, national immunization partners, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), takes place April 16–23,...

 

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From the Dark Ages to the Information Age: David Fredenburg, MD, MPH, FAAP

Posted in: Community Development, PHF News, and Workforce Development

March 24, 2016

 

David Fredenburg, MD, MPH, FAAP
Assistant Professor/Medical Director
Masters in Physician Assistant Studies Program
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Manchester, NH
  National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), in partnership with health departments, national immunization...

 

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Parent, Partner, Change Agent: Cassandra Grantham, MA

Posted in: Community Development, PHF News, and Workforce Development

March 24, 2016

 

Cassandra Grantham, MA
Director, Child Health and Raising Readers, Community Health Improvement
MaineHealth
Portland, ME

National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), in partnership with health departments, national immunization partners, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

 

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Tools, Resources, and Training to Fight Flu

Posted in: Conferences and Events, PHF News, TRAIN, and Workforce Development

February 29, 2016

 

  Public Health Foundation's Hot off the Press
On February 24, 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported preliminary overall influenza vaccine effectiveness of 59% this season. Although flu activity has been lower so far this season than the previous 3 seasons,...

 

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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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Harnessing the Power of QI: A New Performance Management Perspective

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement, and PHF Newsby Julie Sharp

December 11, 2015

 

The Public Health Foundation (PHF) is sharing a new quality improvement resource, Utilizing Performance Management to Harness the Power of Quality Improvement in Public Health. This white paper, authored by PHF Performance Improvement Expert Les Beitsch, Valerie Yeager, and PHF Senior Quality Advisor...

 

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