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Opioid Response: A Recipe for Local, Impactful Results

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement

October 2, 2018

 

Ron Bialek, MPP, President, Public Health Foundation.   First, the good news. Substantial federal, state, and local resources are being allocated for planning and implementing responses to the opioid crisis. For example, there are new and redirected federal funds available through the Centers for...

 

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PHF Highlights Antibiotic Stewardship Programs for HHS

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement

October 2, 2018

 

Recently, the Public Health Foundation (PHF) was invited to present its portfolio of antibiotic stewardship work to a global audience of US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) staff. For more than five years, PHF has been working to support state and local antibiotic stewardship programs,...

 

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Ask the AHD Expert: Broadening Relationships within an AHD Partnership

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Development

September 18, 2018

 

Bill Keck, MD, MPH, Chair, Academic Health Department Learning Community; Chair, Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice; Professor Emeritus, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Northeast Ohio Medical University   Navigating the personalities and relationships involved...

 

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New Grant Opportunity Focuses on Addressing Health Care Needs in Rural Communities

Posted in: Community Development, Infrastructure, and Strategic Planningby Russell Rubin

September 14, 2018

 

​The Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) plans to award up to 22 grants to rural communities as part of the 2019 Rural Health Network Development Planning Program.   Awardees will receive up to $100,000 for one year to develop an integrated...

 

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CDC Learning Connection’s September Courses: Opioids, PTSD and Suicide, Antibiotic Stewardship, & Effective Meetings

Posted in: TRAIN, and Workforce Development

September 5, 2018

 

​Get a fresh start to your fall with a featured training on the CDC Learning Connection! Hot Training Topic: Looking for the latest opioid-related training? Access courses from CDC and other organizations on TRAIN. Learn about safe prescribing, risk management, naloxone administration, and more. Suicide...

 

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The Nation's Health Cover Story Features the Benefits of Academic Health Department Partnerships

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

August 30, 2018

 

​Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation   Have you seen the cover story in the August issue of The Nation's Health from the American Public Health Association? Academic Health Department Partnerships Boost Training: Joining with Schools Benefits...

 

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PHF Launches Two New Services to Help Health Departments Maximize Clinical Service Delivery Program Funding

Posted in: Infrastructure, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, Strategic Planning, and Workforce Developmentby Russell Rubin

August 16, 2018

 

Delivery team will be led by former nurse and hospital administrator   Each month, experts from the Public Health Foundation (PHF) are in the field working with health departments and hear feedback about pressing needs for technical assistance and training. Recent comments from state nursing directors,...

 

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APHA Policy Statement Highlights Academic Health Department Partnerships to Support Research and Evidence-Based Public Health Practice

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

August 3, 2018

 

​Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation   Following approval at its 2017 Annual Meeting, the American Public Health Association (APHA) adopted a policy statement, Supporting Research and Evidence-Based Public Health Practice in State and Local...

 

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August’s CDC Learning Connection Courses: Opioids, Shingles Vaccination, Injury Prevention, & Safe Drinking Water

Posted in: TRAIN

August 2, 2018

 

Check out the CDC Learning Connection’s timely courses for August!
Hot Training Topic: International Overdose Awareness Day is August 31. Learn clinical and public health strategies for addressing the opioid overdose epidemic with the latest courses on TRAIN. For National Immunization Awareness...

 

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PHF Partners with Tribes to Support Tribal Drinking Water Program Improvement

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvementby Vanessa Lamers

July 26, 2018

 

The Public Health Foundation (PHF), with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Environmental Health, is providing technical assistance and training for Tribal drinking water programs around the country. This program launched with an in-person training with 24...

 

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