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Cross-Sector Collaboration for Improving the Health of Communities: You Can’t Do It Alone

Posted in: Community Development, and Performance Management and Quality Improvement

April 15, 2020

 

Ron Bialek and John W. Moran   “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much” ― Helen Keller1

Improving a community’s health requires that the community’s public health department, healthcare institutions, and other community stakeholders providing health and health-related services...

 

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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...

 

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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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AJPH Highlights the Importance of Academic-Practice Partnerships for Impacting Evidence-Based Public Health

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

April 29, 2019

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation

Researchers concluded that “formal academic–practice partnerships can be important means for advancing evidence-based decision-making and for implementing evidence-based programs and policies”1 in...

 

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Competencies for Population Health Professionals Released

Posted in: Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

March 22, 2019

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation   Are you passionate about population health? Are you involved in developing and implementing population health programs and services? Is community benefit work a core part of what you do? The newly released...

 

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Ask the AHD Expert: Broadening Relationships within an AHD Partnership

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Development

September 18, 2018

 

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   Navigating the personalities and relationships involved...

 

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APHA Policy Statement Highlights Academic Health Department Partnerships to Support Research and Evidence-Based Public Health Practice

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

August 3, 2018

 

​Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation   Following approval at its 2017 Annual Meeting, the American Public Health Association (APHA) adopted a policy statement, Supporting Research and Evidence-Based Public Health Practice in State and Local...

 

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Ask the AHD Expert: Engaging a Variety of Partners to Impact Community Health

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Development

June 27, 2018

 

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   At the end of the day, academic health department (AHD)...

 

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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 Foundation

Does 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...

 

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