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QI Tools for Project Management

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvementby Vanessa Lamers

May 8, 2019

 

Supporting achievement of your organization’s strategic goals? Managing the development of individuals, teams, and daily work? Establishing or troubleshooting projects or programs?
Quality improvement (QI) methods and tools can assist your organization in effectively managing its programs and projects,...

 

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Ask the AHD Expert: Increasing Engagement within an AHD Partnership

Posted in: Council on Linkages, Infrastructure, and Workforce Development

February 21, 2019

 

Bill Keck, MD, MPH, Chair, Academic Health Department Learning Community; Chair, Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice; Professor Emeritus, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Northeast Ohio Medical University   Engagement is key to the success of partnerships, and...

 

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Blasting Off: Achieving Team Success Using Quality Improvement Tools

Posted in: Infrastructure, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, and Strategic Planningby Julie Sharp

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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Eye on PI: Performance Improvement Professionals Share Ideas for Refining Competencies

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement, and Workforce Developmentby Julie Sharp

April 10, 2017

 

As part of the effort to refine a set of draft Competencies for Performance Improvement (PI) Professionals in Public Health, the Public Health Foundation (PHF) has been collecting input about PI competencies from the public health community. This input has been received from PI professionals, as well...

 

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Using the A3 Problem Solving Report at Oklahoma City-County Health Department

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvementby Julie Sharp

April 7, 2017

 

Kathie Dyer, Quality Improvement Council Consultant, Oklahoma City-County Health Department   Efficiency at Oklahoma City-County (OK) Health Department (OCCHD) is a prime objective in our day-to-day operations, and as the Quality Improvement (QI) Council Consultant at OCCHD, I am always on the lookout...

 

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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 Developmentby Julie Sharp

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...

 

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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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Mike Rudis: The Value of a Team Charter

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement

November 11, 2011

 

Mike Rudis, Training Administrator, Office of Performance Management, Delaware Division of Public Health   A team charter is the official document from a team sponsor that empowers the team to act. The Delaware Division of Public Health Process Action Team has used a charter, which describes the mission...

 

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Joan Miles: PHF's New Vision

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

November 10, 2010

 

Healthy Practices. Healthy People. Healthy Places.  You may ask, what’s behind the Public Health Foundation’s new Vision Statement.  What does “Healthy Practices” mean and what does this have to do with PHF?

This past summer, I was pleased to be engaged with the PHF Board of Directors and staff...

 

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