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Expertise to Help Your Organization Implement its Opioid Initiatives

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

June 26, 2018

 

The Public Health Foundation (PHF) specializes in solving complex challenges by facilitating partnerships and assisting health departments, hospitals, health systems, and other community stakeholders with proven performance improvement methodologies, tools, and experience. This expertise may help you...

 

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Competencies for Performance Improvement Professionals in Public Health Now Available

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

June 21, 2018

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation

Does your work involve activities in the areas of quality improvement, performance management, workforce development, accreditation, or community health assessment and improvement? Are you actively engaged...

 

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June’s New CDC Learning Connection Courses: Opioids, Nurses’ Shift Work, HIV PrEP, & Grant Writing

Posted in: TRAIN, and Workforce Development

June 6, 2018

 

Don’t miss June’s featured courses on the CDC Learning Connection! Hot Training Topic: Opioid overdose deaths continue to increase in the United States. Access opioid courses on TRAIN and learn about pain management, patient communication, naloxone, and more.  It’s National Safety Month. Complete...

 

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Special Supplement to the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice Highlights the Impact of Public Health Accreditation

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement, and Workforce Developmentby Vanessa Lamers

June 4, 2018

 

With nearly 70% of the U.S. population now served by a public health agency accredited through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB), it is crucial to highlight and discuss the progress made through this program and how it has led to the increased quality and performance of public health practice....

 

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Laying the Foundation: Nursing & the Public Health Foundation

Posted in: Infrastructure, PHF News, and Workforce Development

June 4, 2018

 

Sashani Simpson, RN, BSN is a Master’s degree candidate at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing in Baltimore, Maryland. She has practiced nursing for more than nine years at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Did you know that nursing is the most trusted profession in the court of public opinion, 16 years...

 

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PTSD 101 and Beyond: VA Offers Free, In-Depth CE/CME to Professionals Treating Trauma

Posted in: TRAIN

May 18, 2018

 

​As a world leader in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) research and services, Veterans Affairs (VA) worked with Congress in 2014 to designate June as National PTSD Awareness Month. That effort was an expansion of PTSD Awareness Day, passed by Congress in 2010 in tribute to Army Staff Sergeant Joe...

 

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Transforming the Narrative on Health Improvement

May 18, 2018

 

The solutions to complex health challenges must be innovative and interdisciplinary. Each step along the way – assessing needs, developing improvement plans, implementing tactics, monitoring progress, and adjusting strategies in real time – depends upon deploying a transformative approach that finds...

 

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Join PHF as We Explore Population Health Competencies and Training

Posted in: Conferences and Events, TRAIN, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

May 4, 2018

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation

Curious about population health competencies? Interested in training opportunities that intersect public health and healthcare? I invite you to connect with the Public Health Foundation (PHF) in-person...

 

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CDC Learning Connection’s May Features: Women & Opioids, Antibiotics, Epidemiology, & Hepatitis A

Posted in: TRAIN

May 2, 2018

 

Check out May’s featured courses on the CDC Learning Connection!
Hot Training Topic: Women and Opioids. In honor of National Women’s Health Week (May 13-19), learn about unique considerations regarding opioid use among women with the latest courses on TRAIN.  Antibiotic resistance is a serious...

 

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Health Departments Showing Strong Demand for Performance Improvement Services

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

April 17, 2018

 

Margie Beaudry is Director of Performance Improvement Services at the Public Health Foundation.   Throughout the year, I speak with many health department leaders who ask, "Is my organization alone in this challenge? Is this training need common among other health departments? Are you helping others...

 

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