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The Public Health Improvement Resource Center  

Web Resource | ​Online database

 

The database offers resources developed by colleagues and partners throughout the field to help build and improve public health systems. It is continually updated to meet the evolving needs of public health improvement professionals.

Tools to Supplement the Public Health Quality Improvement Encyclopedia  

Tool

 

Public Health Foundation experts continue to expand the library of QI tools available to support the work of health departments and their community partners.

 

 

Practical Application of the Updated PHAB Guide (Archived Webinar)

August 22, 2016

 

This archived webinar, cohosted by the Public Health Foundation (PHF) and Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB), provides information on important accreditation changes and updates to PHAB's Guide to National Public Health Department Initial Accreditation (PHAB Guide). Originally presented in August...

 

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National Training Plans Available on TRAIN

August 17, 2016

 

  ​Through TRAIN, a national learning network for professionals who protect and improve the public’s health, organizations can create training plans: a group of courses designed to address specific gaps in knowledge, skills, and competence. National organizations are invited to work directly with PHF’s...

 

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Community Stakeholder Services Map

August 12, 2016

 

The Community Stakeholder Services Map assists a community health improvement team in identifying services affiliated with a community health issue. This quality improvement tool helps to develop a visual representation of where services are physically located in relation to each other. Developed by...

 

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A Performance Management Initiative for Local Health Department Vector Control Programs

August 10, 2016

 

Local health department (LHD) vector control programs have experienced budget reductions, resulting in reduced capacity and decreased ability to identify and quickly respond to emerging vector-borne diseases such as Chikungunya and Zika. "A Performance Management Initiative for Local Health Department...

 

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Priority Competencies for Population Health Professionals

July 19, 2016

 

​The Public Health Foundation and Association for Community Health Improvement are collaborating to develop a set of Priority Competencies for Population Health Professionals. Based on the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies), the Priority Competencies for Population...

 

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Enhancing Physical Activity Opportunities Population Health Driver Diagram

July 18, 2016

 

This Enhancing Physical Activity Opportunities Population Health Driver Diagram was developed in 2016 by the Cabarrus Health Alliance as part of their work as an awardee in the CDC's Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) program. A population health driver diagram identifies primary...

 

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Use of the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals for Health Department Performance Improvement and Public Health Accreditation Board Accreditation

June 30, 2016

 

​The Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) are a consensus set of foundational skills for the broad practice of public health and are used by public health professionals and organizations across the country. To help guide future work related to the Core Competencies,...

 

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Jefferson County Department of Health: Developing Successful AHD Partnerships and Achieving Accreditation (AHD Learning Community Presentation)

June 24, 2016

 

This archived webinar featuring Academic Health Department (AHD) Learning Community member and AHD Mentorship Program Chair Bryn Manzella, MPH, focuses on the successful AHD partnerships developed by the Jefferson County Department of Health (AL), highlighting its AHD activities and accomplishments,...

 

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Evaluating Emergency Preparedness and Response Trainings: A Knowledge Repository

June 21, 2016

 

Built to provide one-stop access to evaluation tools developed by the Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Centers (PERLC), Evaluating Emergency Preparedness and Response Trainings: A Knowledge Repository is designed to serve as a guide and framework to promote evidence-based evaluations of...

 

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PESTLE Chart

June 10, 2016

 

​The PESTLE Chart can be used to help a strategic planning team understand an organization’s current operating state. This tool provides a framework for teams to scan the external environment for factors that could impact strategy development. Developed by Public Health Foundation (PHF) Senior Quality...

 

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