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Performance Management Is a Bit Like Making Sourdough (Or Making Sourdough Is a Bit Like Performance Management)

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvementby Sonja Armbruster

July 8, 2020

 

​​By Sonja Armbruster, in collaboration with Amanda McCarty and Jack Moran   As we’ve all spent more time at home this spring and summer, I’ve found myself in the kitchen often. I’m pretty comfortable there - confident with my cooking and baking skills. But when yeast was absent from the store, I d...

 

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Performance Improvement Competencies to Be Featured at 2020 Open Forum for Quality Improvement and Innovation

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

February 24, 2020

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation The Competencies for Performance Improvement Professionals in Public Health (PI Competencies) will be featured at the Open Forum for Quality Improvement and Innovation (Open Forum) this March in Kansas Cit...

 

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Performance Improvement Professionals Identify High Priority Areas for Workforce Development

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

July 18, 2019

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation   Nearly 70 performance improvement (PI) professionals working in health departments and other public health organizations across the country came together last month to discuss and identify high priority...

 

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Momentum Building Among Public Health Professionals Around the Performance Improvement Competencies

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

June 10, 2019

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation   If you are working in a performance improvement (PI) position within public health, the Competencies for Performance Improvement Professionals in Public Health (PI Competencies) are designed specifically...

 

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QI Tools for Project Management

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvementby Vanessa Lamers

May 8, 2019

 

Vanessa Lamers, MPH, MESc, is the Assistant Director of Performance Management and Quality Improvement, Public Health Foundation​Supporting achievement of your organization’s strategic goals? Managing the development of individuals, teams, and daily work? Establishing or troubleshooting projects or...

 

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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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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 FoundationDoes 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 in supp...

 

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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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Overlapping Research Interests: PH-PBRN and AHD

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Development

February 16, 2018

 

Tracy Mrochek, MPA, RN, Wisconsin Public Health Research Network (WPHRN) Research Program Manager, and Susan J. Zahner, DrPH, RN FAAN, WPHRN Co-Chair, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, and Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Nursing   Collaboration...

 

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Accreditation Success in Idaho's North Central District Health Department

Posted in: Strategic Planning, TRAIN, and Workforce Development

January 24, 2018

 

The process of approaching and applying for Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) accreditation can be daunting. There is a plethora of planning, preparation, and documentation that must take place throughout the process. The Idaho North Central District Health Department, accredited in March 2016...

 

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