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Tools to Supplement the Public Health Quality Improvement Encyclopedia  

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

Using The Community Guide for Community Health Improvement (Archived Webinar)  

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Using The Community Guide for Community Health Improvement (Archived Webinar)

 

 

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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Health and Well-Being for All: Meeting-in-a-Box

May 11, 2016

 

Health and well-being are products of not only the healthcare we receive and the choices we make, but also the places where we live, learn, work, and play. Health and Well-Being for All is an interactive way to discuss factors that affect our overall health, including social factors, and to consider...

 

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Myths that Fuel Resistance to Public Health and Hospital Collaboration

May 10, 2016

 

​Assumptions and mistrust can prevent hospitals and health departments from boldly and effectively collaborating to address community health problems. This article, written by Public Health Foundation (PHF) team members Margie Beaudry and Jack Moran, and hospital community benefit practitioners Jayne...

 

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Managing Disruptions and Distractions Matrix

May 4, 2016

 

The Managing Disruptions and Distractions Matrix can be used to maneuver constant disruptions and distractions at home and at work. Used at the beginning of each week, this tool helps to chart a course for accomplishing tasks that are important and urgent. Developed by Public Health Foundation (PHF) Senior...

 

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Performance Management: Improving the Improvement (Archived Webinar)

May 3, 2016

 

This archived webinar provides information on continuously improving a performance management system. The webinar includes presentations from two local health departments on their experience building, maintaining, and improving their performance management systems.  
 
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Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Driver Diagram

April 13, 2016

 

The Public Health Foundation (PHF) worked with the Department of Public Health at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and its community partners to develop a population health driver diagram designed to improve the perinatal health system in East Tennessee with a focus on neonatal abstinence syndrome...

 

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Using The Community Guide for Community Health Improvement (Archived Webinar)

April 11, 2016

 

This archived webinar focuses on The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) and how it can support community health improvement efforts. The Community Guide is a free resource for evidence-based recommendations and findings from the Community Preventive Services Task Force, an...

 

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Ten Positive Preparatory Priority Steps to Enable a Population Health Coalition to Prosper (White Paper)

March 24, 2016

 

Engaging the community to tackle a challenging health issue necessitates a coalition of community members in order to make a measurable collective impact on health status.   These community population health coalitions do not just “happen” – rather they are the result of an individual or organization...

 

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