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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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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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Accredited Veteran-Focused Training Available to Providers – For Free

Posted in: TRAIN, and Workforce Developmentby Russell Rubin

December 12, 2017

 

Ron Haskell is a Senior Marketing and Communications Specialist with the Employee Education System at the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). Along with his duties internal to VHA, Ron serves as the point of contact for marketing courses on VHA TRAIN.  He joined VHA in January 2017. Prior to VHA,...

 

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How Can You Communicate the Benefits of Quality Improvement to Leadership and Staff?

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvementby Russell Rubin

June 4, 2015

 

Russ Rubin is Director of Strategic Communication at the Public Health Foundation.   As you are well aware, improving the public’s health is no small feat. Using quality improvement (QI) tools and techniques to help achieve this goal takes time, planning, organization, participation, and often conflict,...

 

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Open Call for PHAB Site Visitors

Posted in: Infrastructureby Russell Rubin

October 9, 2014

 

​The Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) is actively seeking public health practitioners to serve as Site Visitors. PHAB Accreditation is based on a peer review process, and Site Visitors play a central and substantive role in the accreditation process.   PHAB is the independent organization that...

 

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An Open Letter to All U.S. Healthcare Professionals: Ebola

by Russell Rubin

October 6, 2014

 

On Monday, October 6, 2014, Dr. Nicole Lurie, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), released an open letter to all U.S. healthcare professionals regarding the current Ebola situation. Please help to distribute this letter to all healthcare professionals.   To assist you in your...

 

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