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PHF Launches Free Service Providing Customized COVID-19 Contact Tracing Curriculum  

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Complete a quick and easy form to receive a customized contact tracing training package for your health department.

 

 

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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Building Cross-Sector Collaborations to Promote Effective Antibiotic Use in Inpatient, Outpatient, and Long-Term Care Settings (Archived Webinar)

February 8, 2017

 

This archived webinar provides information on building collaborations between public health and healthcare to develop antibiotic stewardship programs, promote effective antibiotic use, and reduce healthcare-associated infections. The webinar includes presentations from two state health departments and...

 

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Idea Parking Lot Matrix

January 3, 2017

 

The Idea Parking Lot Matrix is a quality improvement (QI) tool that supports the effectiveness of meetings by minimizing distractions and unrelated discussions. This tool can be used to capture and store ideas that are not relevant to the current discussion, but can be used to drive other improvements....

 

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Academic Health Collaborative of Worcester (AHD Learning Community Presentation)

December 13, 2016

 

This archived webinar focuses on the Academic Health Collaborative of Worcester (MA) and was originally presented as the December 2016 Academic Health Department (AHD) Learning Community meeting. The Academic Health Collaborative of Worcester fosters collaboration between the Worcester Division of Public...

 

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