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Houston Uses QI to Improve PHAB Documentation  

Case Example | ​Case Story

 

The Houston Department of Health and Human Services (HDHHS) was recently accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board. See how HDHHS provided quality improvement training to employees in the department using PHF's Train-the-Trainer Series.

Teams Toolbox  

Tool | ​Collection of Tools

 

A package of tools and articles to help teams succeed in performance management, quality improvement, accreditation, or any endeavor requiring teamwork.

 

 

Teams Toolbox

February 25, 2015

 

Forming and effectively leveraging quality improvement (QI) teams are essential elements of individual QI projects, as well as the development of an organization-wide culture of quality. However, the art and science of team construction and management are rarely taught; team leadership is bestowed on...

 

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Vector Control Driver Diagram

February 9, 2015

 

​With funding from the National Center for Environmental Health of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Public Health Foundation (PHF) has developed an initial Vector Control Driver Diagram to help community stakeholders work together to decrease the presence of vectors and prevent vector...

 

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Violence Prevention Brochures

February 4, 2015

 

​Violence is a serious public health problem in the United States.  From infants to the elderly, violence affects people in all stages of life.  Many survivors of violence are left with permanent physical and emotional scars.    The Public Health Foundation (PHF) is committed to supporting violence...

 

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Accreditation and Academic Health Departments (AHD Learning Community Presentation)

February 3, 2015

 

​This archived webinar featuring Jessica Kronstadt, MPP, Director of Research and Evaluation for the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB), focuses on voluntary national health department accreditation and explores opportunities for collaboration between health departments and academic institutions...

 

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ASPPH Presents: Council on Linkages' Revised Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals - Applying the Core Competencies (Archived Webinar)

January 28, 2015

 

This archived webinar presented by the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health and the Public Health Foundation (PHF) focuses on the revised Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) released by the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice...

 

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Principles of Epidemiology and Control of Communicable Diseases Manual Special Offer

January 5, 2015

 

Controlling the spread of infectious diseases is one of the world’s biggest health challenges.  Understanding how and why these diseases are transmitted can help prevent them from occurring.  By conducting epidemiologic studies, strengthening public health laboratories with quality systems and standards,...

 

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Kaizen Process Improvement Tools

January 5, 2015

 

​Kaizen is Japanese for “improvement” or “change for the best." Public Health Foundation (PHF) experts have developed the following tools that can support Kaizen Process Improvement Events: Clean Sheet Process Redesign - Empowers a team to act when a process requires a radical change Mistake Proofing -...

 

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ASTHO and PHF Present: 2014 Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Archived Webinar)

December 12, 2014

 

​This archived webinar presented by the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) and the Public Health Foundation (PHF) focuses on the revised Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) released by the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health...

 

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NACCHO and PHF Present: Catching Up on the Core Competencies (Archived Webinar)

December 11, 2014

 

This archived webinar presented by the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the Public Health Foundation (PHF) focuses on the revised Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) released by the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public...

 

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Competency-Based Workforce Development Plans

November 17, 2014

 

​Workforce development plans are an essential component of Public Health Accreditation Board accreditation. Samples of workforce development plans based on the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals are provided below to assist organizations in incorporating the Core Competencies into their...

 

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