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Taking Action on Community Health Improvement Priorities (Archived Webinar)

June 18, 2018

 

Featuring two communities participating in the Using The Community Guide for Community Health Improvement pilot initiative, this archived webinar offers an overview of this pilot initiative and highlights the stories of action being taken in Portsmouth, VA and Baton Rouge, LA.

Through this initiative,...

 

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Heart of New Ulm: Population Health Takes a Village (Webinar Archive)

March 23, 2018

 

​ This archived webinar shares the success of an exciting partnership focused on heart health. In New Ulm, Minnesota, the program entitled "Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm" has reduced heart attacks and heart disease risk in a rural Minnesota town. Over the first five years of the program, which...

 

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Provide Your Feedback on the Draft Solvability and Control Matrix

February 13, 2018

 

The Solvability and Control Matrix explores and assesses process problems to determine which can be easily solved and which should be brought to a quality improvement (QI) team for consideration. By exploring the solvability and control of the problem, program staff can determine next steps when struggling...

 

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Accelerate Your Learning about Social Determinants of Health with Health and Well-Being for All

July 10, 2017

 

Health and Well-Being for All: Meeting-in-a-Box (HWFA) is a new product created by Dr. Denise Koo to improve communication among community stakeholders regarding the social determinants of health (SDOH). HWFA is an innovative way to facilitate a discussion about SDOH and mobilize with a “meeting-in-a-box.”...

 

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Zika Virus Draft Discussion Driver Diagram

June 29, 2017

 

At the time Zika became a priority issue in the US, the Public Health Foundation (PHF) was collaborating with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Environmental Health and five local health department vector control programs. With knowledge and insight from these local...

 

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Solving Population Health Problems through Collaboration

March 17, 2017

 

​​More than 50 population health experts have come together to provide key insights into how to address population health issues and challenges in a collaborative way in the new book, Solving Population Health Problems through Collaboration. This work, released in March 2017, is edited by Ron Bialek​,...

 

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Opioid Population Health Driver Diagram (Draft)

September 20, 2016

 

The opioid epidemic has been in the news and on the minds of public health and healthcare professionals from coast to coast, prompting the U.S. Surgeon General to send a letter to over 2.3 million leaders calling for action1. Like other population health issues, efforts to address this crisis will be...

 

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How Local Public Health is Tackling the Opioid Crisis (Archived Webinar)

September 6, 2016

 

This archived webinar, co-hosted by the Public Health Foundation (PHF) and the Bio-Defense Network, provides information, examples, and resources for communities addressing opioid use. Originally presented in August 2016, this 60-minute webinar includes resources from PHF and presentations from local...

 

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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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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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