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Determining Essential Core Competencies for Public Health Jobs: A Prioritization Process

June 12, 2017

 

​Public health organizations can be more effective when the competencies of their staff match the types of activities they do in their jobs. To become and remain accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board, health departments must provide job descriptions that include competencies needed for...

 

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Virtual Town Hall Meeting: Exploring Competencies for the Emerging Field of Legal Epidemiology (Archived Meeting)

May 12, 2017

 

This archived virtual town hall meeting focuses on the emerging field of legal epidemiology and a draft competency model being developed to support public health practitioners, lawyers, and policy experts working in this area. The Legal Epidemiology Competency Model (LECM) aims to provide guidelines...

 

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University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health: Establishing a Progressive New AHD Partnership (AHD Learning Community Presentation)

May 9, 2017

 

This archived webinar featuring Academic Health Department (AHD) Learning Community member Griselle Torres, DrPH, MPH, MSW, focuses on the newly developed AHD partnership between the University of Illinois at Chicago's School of Public Health and the Chicago Department of Public Health. During this...

 

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Getting the Community Health Improvement Plan Off the Shelf and Into Practice

May 1, 2017

 

​A community health improvement plan (CHIP) identifies actions that can be taken to improve the community’s health. This is an important step, but many communities find themselves challenged to move from the CHIP to action. In this white paper from Public Health Foundation (PHF), authors Senior Quality...

 

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Moving from Assessment to Action in Community Health Improvement (Archived Webinar)

May 1, 2017

 

Featuring two communities participating in the Using The Community Guide for Community Health Improvement pilot initiative, this archived webinar offers an overview of the initiative to date and highlights the stories of those participating. Led by WellSpan Health (York, PA) and INTEGRIS Health (Oklahoma...

 

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Action SWOT Analysis

April 17, 2017

 

Like the SWOT Analysis, the Action SWOT Analysis tool helps an organization specifically assess its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats for action. It then builds on that information to identify a set of clear action steps, moving beyond data gathering. The Action SWOT Analysis can be...

 

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Change Management Questionnaire Checklist

April 14, 2017

 

The Change Management Questionnaire Checklist supports efforts to make a substantive change to an entrenched culture. By answering a set of guiding questions, change leaders can build and sustain a conducive change environment. Developed by Public Health Foundation (PHF) Senior Quality Advisor Jack...

 

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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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New River Academic Health Department (AHD Learning Community Presentation)

March 7, 2017

 

This archived webinar featuring Academic Health Department (AHD) Learning Community member Sophie Wenzel, MPH, focuses on the New River Academic Health Department, which is a partnership of the New River Health District and Virginia Tech's Department of Population Health Sciences. During this meeting,...

 

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Process Bottleneck Analysis

March 6, 2017

 

The Process Bottleneck Analysis tool helps a team identify process steps where flow is constrained, find the root causes of those constraints, and address the root causes that have been identified. It can be used when processes are not meeting expectations, not keeping up with demand, or customers are...

 

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