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WalkWorks: A Model for Implementing Recommendations From The Community Guide

May 20, 2013

 

  Community Guide UseThe 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 phy...

 

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Public Health Antibiotic Stewardship Driver Diagram

November 6, 2012

 

  The Public Health Foundation (PHF) has developed a Public Health Antibiotic Stewardship Driver Diagram and subsequent Antibiotic Stewardship Program to help promote optimal use of antibiotics. This effort grew out of a partnership between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the...

 

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Applying Performance Measurement to Public Health Policy Activities

August 7, 2012

 

  The Public Health Foundation (PHF) and the American Public Health Association (APHA) have worked collaboratively to develop a new tool to help health departments assess and improve the performance of their policy activities. While other performance measurement and evaluation guides exist, this is...

 

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Improving the Quality of Adult Asthma Care in East Tennessee

October 4, 2011

 

​To view the resource, click on the document icon in the green menu above or view it in the PDF reader below. Under leadership from the Summit Medical Group, three teams including the City of Knoxville, Statcare Pulmonary Consultants, and Tennessee Valley Primary Care, participated in a rapid Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle to ...

 

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Reducing the Negative Impact of Asthma in Knox County Schools

October 4, 2011

 

To view the resource, click on the document icon in the green menu above or view it in the PDF reader below.   The Knox County Health Department (KCHD) and the Knox County Schools (KCS) participated in a rapid Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle with the goal of reducing the negative impact of asthma on KCS....

 

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Healthy People 2010 Toolkit

September 10, 2010

 

The Healthy People 2010 Toolkit provides guidance, technical tools, and resources to help states, territories, and tribes develop and promote successful Healthy People 2010 plans and to prepare for 2015 or 2020 plans.  It can also serve as a resource for communities and other entities embarking on similar...

 

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Livingston County Department of Health, NY - Using the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals to Improve Performance

September 2, 2010

 

​As part of a Quality Improvement (QI) initiative, Livingston County Department of Health in New York has used the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals in two ways: 1) to improve its performance appraisal form; and, 2) to conduct a workforce needs assessment. Download this document to learn how...

 

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The Public Health Quality Improvement Handbook

July 20, 2010

 

Little in the current world is simple. Nothing comes in a box for us to add water and stir. There are those, however, who have been successful and who are willing to share their success. The messages in The Public Health Quality Improvement Handbook are from leaders, physicians, practitioners, academics,...

 

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Healthy People 2010 Archive of Resource Files

 

The Public Health Foundation played a major role in developing and compiling tools and other resources that were designed to assist organizations in their efforts to implement Healthy People 2010.  PHF migrated these tools and resources into one electronic file repository that can be downloaded from...

 

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