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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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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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Opioids: The Crisis Upon Us

Posted in: Strategic Planning, and TRAINby Ron Bialek

October 31, 2018

 

Ron Bialek, MPP, President, Public Health Foundation.

Can you imagine the response to, “crime has been reduced in our community, so let’s cut the police department budget,” or “there hasn’t been a fire all year, let’s sell off the idle fire engines and layoff half of the fire fighters.” Yes,...

 

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Tuesday is Competency Day at APHA

Posted in: Conferences and Events, Council on Linkages, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

October 29, 2018

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation   Attending this year’s American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting in San Diego? Join the Public Health Foundation (PHF) and the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice...

 

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Opioid Response: A Recipe for Local, Impactful Results

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement

October 2, 2018

 

Ron Bialek, MPP, President, Public Health Foundation.   First, the good news. Substantial federal, state, and local resources are being allocated for planning and implementing responses to the opioid crisis. For example, there are new and redirected federal funds available through the Centers for...

 

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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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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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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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Transforming the Narrative on Health Improvement

May 18, 2018

 

The solutions to complex health challenges must be innovative and interdisciplinary. Each step along the way – assessing needs, developing improvement plans, implementing tactics, monitoring progress, and adjusting strategies in real time – depends upon deploying a transformative approach that finds...

 

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