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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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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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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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Community Chief Health Strategist: How Will We Get There?

Posted in: Community Development, and Infrastructureby Margie Beaudry

November 17, 2016

 

Are you looking to become the Community Chief Health Strategist? The Public Health Foundation (PHF) has the expertise to make this happen for you, and involve community partners working together toward shared goals. As the Community Chief Health Strategist, you will step forward to align stakeholders...

 

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Answering Your Questions about Using The Community Guide for Community Health Improvement

Posted in: Community Developmentby Kathleen Amos

May 31, 2016

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation   In late March 2016, the Public Health Foundation (PHF), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Association for Community Health Improvement (ACHI)/Health Research...

 

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Using The Community Guide for Community Health Improvement Initiative Kicks Off

Posted in: Community Developmentby Kathleen Amos

April 14, 2016

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation   The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide), a free resource for evidence-based recommendations and findings from the Community Preventive Services Task Force, can play a valuable role...

 

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Three Immunization Perspectives You Need to Read

Posted in: Community Development, Conferences and Events, and Workforce Development

March 11, 2016

 

In the wake of Zika virus and recent infectious disease outbreaks, concerns are rising about emerging infectious diseases and their devastating consequences on the health of infants and young children.    National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), in partnership with health departments, national immunization...

 

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Shots at Pharmacies: A Growing Trend

Posted in: Community Development

January 8, 2016

 

​Antoinette V. Barber, Director, Learning Resource Center, Public Health Foundation
  The Public Health Foundation (PHF) creates and supports opportunities to achieve public health and healthcare system alignment to improve community health. PHF applauds new policies that increase system collaboration...

 

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Time for a Flu Vaccine: Get It and Recommend It

Posted in: Community Development, and Workforce Development

September 11, 2014

 

  Joseph Bresee, M.D., FAAP, is Chief of the Epidemiology and Prevention Branch in the Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and is a captain in the United States Public Health Service. This Branch is responsible for conducting influenza surveillance; working to understand...

 

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Keep Up the Fight Against Flu - Recommend & Offer Flu Vaccination

Posted in: Community Development, and Workforce Development

February 5, 2014

 

Seema Jain, MD, is a Medical Epidemiologist for the Epidemiology and Prevention Branch in the Influenza Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia.  Dr. Jain joined the Influenza Division’s Epidemiology and...

 

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