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New Federal Funds Can Help Set the Stage for Long-term Public Health Improvement and Support

Posted in: Infrastructure, and Performance Management and Quality Improvementby Ron Bialek

August 20, 2021

 

​Paul Kuehnert, President and CEO, Public Health Accreditation Board Ron Bialek, President and CEO, Public Health FoundationFirst, the good news. Billions of federal government dollars are being invested for enhancing and rebuilding public health infrastructure at the state, Tribal, local, and territorial...

 

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Performance Management Is a Bit Like Making Sourdough (Or Making Sourdough Is a Bit Like Performance Management)

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvementby Sonja Armbruster

July 8, 2020

 

​​By Sonja Armbruster, in collaboration with Amanda McCarty and Jack Moran   As we’ve all spent more time at home this spring and summer, I’ve found myself in the kitchen often. I’m pretty comfortable there - confident with my cooking and baking skills. But when yeast was absent from the store, I d...

 

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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 Keller1Improving a community’s health requires that the community’s public health department, healthcare institutions, and other community stakeholders providing health and health-related services break o...

 

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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 Cit...

 

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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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QI Tools for Project Management

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvementby Vanessa Lamers

May 8, 2019

 

Vanessa Lamers, MPH, MESc, is the Assistant Director of Performance Management and Quality Improvement, Public Health Foundation​Supporting achievement of your organization’s strategic goals? Managing the development of individuals, teams, and daily work? Establishing or troubleshooting projects or...

 

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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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PHF Highlights Antibiotic Stewardship Programs for HHS

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement

October 2, 2018

 

Recently, the Public Health Foundation (PHF) was invited to present its portfolio of antibiotic stewardship work to a global audience of US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) staff. For more than five years, PHF has been working to support state and local antibiotic stewardship programs,...

 

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