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2015 TRAIN eBook  

Guidance | Updated 2015 TRAIN eBook

 

The eBook offers organizations an in-depth look at TRAIN. Now updated for 2015, the eBook contains return on investment (ROI) data, a TRAIN feature summary, infographics, and information on how TRAIN supports public health accreditation.

Adolescent Vaccine Campaign Resources  

Training, Web Resource

 

 

 

Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases, 13th Edition “The Pink Book”

May 11, 2015

 

The Public Health Foundation (PHF) is pleased to announce the availability of the 2015 ​Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases, 13th Edition, "The Pink Book." Developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases...

 

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9 Pillars of Quality Improvement: Assessing Your Organizational Effectiveness

April 29, 2015

 

​Public Health Foundation team members Sonja Armbruster and John W. Moran developed this article and the accompanying Excel-based tool to help organization leaders arrive at consensus on current quality improvement (QI) practice. This self-assessment tool enables leaders to rate the organization on...

 

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The Public Health Improvement Resource Center

April 15, 2015

 

The Public Health Improvement Resource Center is an online database is managed by the Public Health Foundation (PHF), and offers resources developed by colleagues and partners throughout the field to help build and improve public health systems. The resources support the initiation and continuation...

 

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IOM Discussion Paper: Using a Population Health Driver Diagram to Support Health Care and Public Health Collaboration

April 3, 2015

 

​This Public Health Foundation (PHF) discussion paper, "Using a Population Health Driver Diagram to Support Health Care and Public Health Collaboration," was published by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in February, 2015.    A population health driver diagram identifies primary and secondary drivers...

 

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Deciphering the Performance Management Imperative

April 2, 2015

 

In this peer-reviewed journal article entitled "Deciphering the Imperative: Translating Public Health Quality Improvement into Organizational Performance Management Gains," Public Health Foundation (PHF) experts Les Beitsch and Jack Moran, and Tulane University public health professor Valerie Yeager, describe...

 

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Workforce Assessment Final Report - Montana Public Health and Human Services Public Health and Safety Division

March 12, 2015

 

​In 2013, the Montana Public Health and Human Services’ Public Health and Safety Division (PHSD) conducted an assessment to measure the competency of its workforce and determine training and educational priorities for its employees. To accomplish this, the PHSD developed a web-based survey. The survey...

 

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Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals and Their Importance to Public Health

March 9, 2015

 

​This 10 minute video featuring Public Health Foundation President Ron Bialek, MPP, and David Knapp of the Kentucky Department for Public Health focuses on the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) and their importance to the public health field. Developed by the Council...

 

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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 Population Health 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 a Vector Control Population Health Driver Diagram to help community stakeholders work together to decrease the presence of vectors and prevent...

 

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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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