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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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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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Nine Pillars to Support Public Health Quality Improvement Adoption

July 14, 2014

 

Delivering ​​the highest quality and most effective public health services,the highest quality and most effective public health services starts with developing a quality improvement (QI) mindset throughout the organization. Once this mindset is ingrained in the organization, all actions support the...

 

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Performance Management Toolkit

June 19, 2014

 

  Performance management is a systematic process that helps an organization achieve its mission and strategic goals. The Public Health Foundation (PHF) produces and provides resources and tools, including case stories, white papers, and customized technical assistance, that can help individuals and...

 

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Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work Resources from PHF's Online Store

October 7, 2013

 

The Public Health Foundation’s (PHF) Online Store offers resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work campaign to educate and inform the community about the appropriate use of antibiotics. It is essential for public health and health professionals...

 

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The Washington County Health Partners, Inc: Implementing Evidence-Based Strategies Outlined in The Community Guide

September 26, 2013

 

  Community Guide Use
The Washington County Health Partners, Inc. (WCHP) used The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) to plan and implement WellLife™, an eight-week program designed to improve nutrition, physical activity, and stress management among Washington County,...

 

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WalkWorks: A Model for Implementing Recommendations From The Community Guide

May 20, 2013

 

  Community Guide Use
The University of Pittsburgh Center for Public Health Practice in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Department of Health used recommendations from The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) to implement WalkWorks, a community-wide effort to increase...

 

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The Guide to Community Preventive Services Flyer

April 16, 2013

 

  The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) flyer is a quick-read description that gives an overview of The Community Guide as well as who should use it, how to use it, and all of the topics covered in it.
  Use the flyer as a handout for presentations or as a stand-alone...

 

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Winnable Battles Fact Sheet

April 16, 2013

 

  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Winnable Battles are public health priorities with large-scale impact on health and with known, effective strategies to address them. Each area is a leading cause of illness, injury, disability, or death, and/or represents enormous societal costs....

 

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TRAIN Accreditation Webinar Series

January 5, 2012

 

Even though public health plays a critical role in the United States, there has not been a national accreditation program to confirm that public health departments are providing and constantly advancing the quality of services delivered to their communities, until now.1 Incorporated in 2007, the Public...

 

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