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Solvability and Control Matrix

June 14, 2018

 

The Solvability and Control Matrix is a tool that presents a guided process to explore and assess process problems, in order to determine what can be easily solved, and which problems might rise to the level of a QI project. When struggling with a process problem, program staff can determine next steps...

 

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TRAIN Affiliate Flyer

April 2, 2018

 

Developed in 2003 in response to state requests for training that would efficiently prepare workers and track training for emergencies, TRAIN, through collaborative partnerships, is an evolving solution that ensures access to high quality education and training in multiple formats.  In addition, this...

 

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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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Innovation and Quality in Public Health (Archived Webinar)

March 5, 2018

 

​This archived webinar explores how one local health department, the Oklahoma City-County Health Department (OCCHD), is moving its community forward to improved population health. Grounded in a culture of continuous quality improvement, OCCHD has embraced the community chief health strategist concept,...

 

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AHD Webinar Series: How Academic Health Department Partnerships Can Support PHAB and CEPH Accreditation (Archived Webinar)

March 5, 2018

 

This archived webinar explores how academic health department (AHD) partnerships – formal partnerships between health departments and academic institutions – can support achieving and maintaining accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) for health departments and Council on...

 

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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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The Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice’s Academic Health Department Research Agenda: Comparison with WPHRN Priority Research Questions

February 7, 2018

 

This paper developed by the Wisconsin Public Health Research Network (WPHRN), a public health practice-based research network (PH-PBRN), suggests areas for potential collaboration on public health research. The paper compares potential research questions focused on the AHD model from the Council on...

 

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Change Management Contingency Matrix

January 3, 2018

 

The Change Management Contingency Matrix is used to preemptively evaluate potential areas for failure when an organization contemplates a major change. This tool helps teams identify potential failures, and then determine how to overcome or prevent them. Developed by Public Health Foundation (PHF) Senior...

 

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Collaborating with Stakeholders to Combat the Opioid Crisis

December 15, 2017

 

​As the leading cause of death of Americans under the age of 50 and with 64,000 overdose deaths in the United States in 2016 alone, the opioid epidemic is a top priority for many communities.
During the December 2017 Association of State and Territorial Health Officials Winter Leadership Summit,...

 

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Modified Version of the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals

December 4, 2017

 

Based on the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies), a set of foundational skills desirable for professionals engaging in the practice, education, and research of public health, this modified version of the Core Competencies was developed to offer a simplified version...

 

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