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National Public Health Performance Standards Program
Online Resource Center
The National Public Health Performance Standards Program (NPHPSP) Online Resource Center is the only collection of resources designed to help public health systems and boards of health improve their performance related to the Essential Public Health Services (Essential Services) and the Model Standards. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provide funding for this site.
The Public Health Foundation (PHF) recently enhanced the NPHPSP Online Resource Center with new ways to narrow down search results to make it easier to find resources. Learn more about out the
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Tools and Resources for Performance Improvement
Performance improvement naturally follows the completion of the NPHPSP performance assessment report. This dynamic and searchable online resource center of 500+ resources provides the information you need to explore root causes, determine priorities, and organize for and develop improvement plans. After selecting one or more EPHS, Model Standards, or other areas for improvement, site users can conduct a targeted search to locate specific resources.
CDC National Public Health Performance Standards
website introduces ways to strengthen the public health system in order to assure delivery of the
Essential Public Health Services
and provides access to the
NPHPSP Post-Assessment Toolkit
NPHPSP User Guide
section "After We Complete the Assessment, What Next?" clarifies next steps in the performance improvement process.
National Network of Public Health Institutes
holds NPHPSP "User Calls" on the third Tuesday of every month at 2pm Eastern. The calls provide an opportunity to share experiences, lessons learned and discover topics on a national level that relate to performance assessment.
The National Association of County and City Health Officials'
Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships
Operational Definition of a Local Public Health Department
contain pertinent information in progressing toward performance improvement goals.
The resources in the NPHPSP Online Resource Center are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily reflect any official recommendations from PHF.
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