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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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Is Public Health Missing a Bountiful Feast? Taking on the Social Determinants of Health

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement, PHF News, and Strategic Planningby Margie Beaudry

November 1, 2017

 

In October 2017, a colleague and I attended an outstanding meeting convened by the Root Cause Coalition in Louisville, KY. The group’s second annual Summit on the Social Determinants of Health drew some 450 attendees from hospitals and health systems, health plans, social service agencies, and community-based...

 

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Does Your Organization Have a Training Plan? Share it on TRAIN

Posted in: TRAIN, and Workforce Development

March 6, 2014

 

​Erin Bougie, TRAIN Program Assistant, Public Health Foundation   Workforce development plans contribute to organizations’ abilities to deliver Essential Public Health Services and improve the health of their communities. Critical components of a workforce development plan identify gaps in staff skills...

 

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The National Public Health Improvement Initiative at State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Levels

Posted in: Infrastructure

May 30, 2013

 

​Dr. Judith A. Monroe, Director, Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Deputy Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   The public health system faces sustained financial challenges—challenges compounded by an aging population,...

 

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