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Evaluate Programs, Respond to Disasters, & Prevent Blood Clots

Posted in: TRAIN

February 5, 2020

 

​This February, explore the featured trainings on CDC Learning Connection, which all offer FREE CE! Is evaluation part of your work? Take your skills to the next level with Advanced Program Evaluation from the Region 2 Public Health Training Center. With every disaster, health data are needed to make...

 

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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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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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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 run...

 

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Blasting Off: Achieving Team Success Using Quality Improvement Tools

Posted in: Infrastructure, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, and Strategic Planning

August 25, 2017

 

“Houston, we have a problem.” The story of the Apollo 13 mission stands as a shining example of a high-functioning and effective team, one that brought a damaged spacecraft, and its astronauts, home safely. But what should you do when your quality improvement (QI) team is stuck on the launch pad or...

 

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What Does it Take to Be a Performance Improvement Professional?

Posted in: Council on Linkages, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, Strategic Planning, and Workforce Development

February 14, 2017

 

Julie Sharp, Performance Improvement Specialist, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, Public Health Foundation Since 2001, the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals have inspired the development of a number of discipline-specific competency sets, including Competencies for App...

 

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Beginning Your Workforce Development Planning? Five Tips for Getting Started Today!

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

December 11, 2015

 

The author is Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages at the Public Health Foundation   A skilled and competent workforce is critical to an effective organization, but how do you ensure your staff’s skills are well matched to the positions they fill as well as the needs of your organization?...

 

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Using Evidence-Based Strategies to Increase Employee Cancer Screening Rates

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement

November 13, 2012

 

Anna Notier is the Cancer Policy Consultant for the Michigan Department of Community Health Cancer Prevention and Control Section. She also serves as staff support for the Michigan Cancer Consortium.   In public health, we continuously strive to identify and successfully implement best practices to ...

 

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How Can We Best Improve Public Health Training and Measure Its Impact? We Need to Hear from You!

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Development

March 26, 2012

 

Wendy Braund, MD, MPH, MSEd, State Health Officer and Senior Administrator, Public Health Division, Wyoming Department of Health; Chair, Training Impact Task Force   High-quality continuing education is vital to the maintenance of a competent public health workforce. In today’s rapidly changing environment,...

 

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