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Antibiotic Stewardship

October 23, 2013

 

​The Antibiotic Stewardship Program is an initiative to develop and pilot a driver diagram for public health and healthcare to work together to reduce antibiotic resistant infections through addressing drivers of optimal antibiotic use that persist beyond hospital walls.

 

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Diabetes Population Health Driver Diagram Project

 

​The Public Health Foundation (PHF), with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), developed and is now using a population health driver diagram framework to address different aspects of diabetes prevention and control in three Texas regions. PHF has been testing an innovative approach...

 

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Drinking Water Program Improvement

August 25, 2016

 

Through the Safe Water for Community Health (Safe WATCH) program, PHF is helping 19 state and local health departments to prioritize their performance improvement and capacity needs and take action to implement improvement projects based on the 10 Essential Environmental Public Health Services.

 

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Increasing Use of Oral Health Care

June 17, 2014

 

​PHF is leading an effort to develop and test a driver diagram to help the public health and health care sectors collaborate to address the Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicator, “Increase the proportion of children, adolescents, and adults who use the oral health care system.”

 

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Performance Improvement Competencies

 

The Competencies for Performance Improvement Professionals in Public Health (PI Competencies) are a set of skills desirable for performance improvement professionals working in public health.

 

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Quality Improvement Tools to Advance Public Health Performance

 

​In preparing for public health accreditation, supporting community health improvement and organizational goals, or managing professional development, quality improvement (QI) tools are key to the work of the performance improvement professional. This toolkit categorizes QI tools developed and refined...

 

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Using Driver Diagrams to Improve Population Health

October 22, 2014

 

A population health driver diagram identifies primary and secondary drivers of a population health objective, and serves as a framework for determining and aligning actions that can be taken across disciplines for addressing it. This approach can be used to tackle community health challenges at the...

 

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Vector Control Population Health Driver Diagram Program

 

From 2015-2017, the Public Health Foundation (PHF) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) collaborated on a project to use the Vector Control Population Health Driver Diagram as a framework for engaging community partners to decrease the presence of vectors and prevent vector borne...

 

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Vector Control Program Performance Assessment and Improvement Initiative

October 22, 2014

 

PHF is collaborating on a performance improvement project to increase vector control program efficiency, effectiveness, and capacity for 15 local health departments by helping participants assess their vector control programs, prioritize needs, and take action to address an area of identified need.

 

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