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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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SIPOC+CM+CE Collection Form

December 1, 2016

 

The SIPOC+CM+CE Collection Form (SIPOC+CM+CE), a variation of the SIPOC+CM Diagram, identifies major elements of the core processes of an organization: Suppliers, Inputs, Process, Outputs, Customers, Constraints, and Measures. For this variation, Competitors and Expectations are included for additional...

 

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Academic Health Department Research Agenda

October 26, 2016

 

​The Academic Health Department (AHD) Research Agenda offers potential research questions focused on the AHD model – a type of partnership within public health in which practice organizations, such as health departments, and academic institutions that train future health professionals are formally affiliated....

 

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A3 Problem Solving Report

October 12, 2016

 

  The A3 Problem Solving Report (A3) is a problem solving and continuous improvement tool. This tool helps an improvement team concisely describe and document its problem solving process. Developed by Public Health Foundation (PHF) Senior Quality Advisor Jack Moran and PHF Performance Improvement...

 

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New TRAIN Learning Network Platform

September 30, 2016

 

The TRAIN Learning Network is now powered by a brand new, state-of-the-art learning management system (LMS) platform. The first phase of the platform, which includes major learner features, is now available on the national TRAIN site at www.train.org and the CDC TRAIN site at www.train.org/cdctrain/....

 

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Opioid Population Health Driver Diagram (Draft)

September 20, 2016

 

The opioid epidemic has been in the news and on the minds of public health and healthcare professionals from coast to coast, prompting the U.S. Surgeon General to send a letter to over 2.3 million leaders calling for action1. Like other population health issues, efforts to address this crisis will be...

 

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How Local Public Health is Tackling the Opioid Crisis (Archived Webinar)

September 6, 2016

 

This archived webinar, co-hosted by the Public Health Foundation (PHF) and the Bio-Defense Network, provides information, examples, and resources for communities addressing opioid use. Originally presented in August 2016, this 60-minute webinar includes resources from PHF and presentations from local...

 

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Practical Approaches for Zika Preparedness and Response (Archived Webinar)

September 1, 2016

 

This archived webinar, co-hosted by the Public Health Foundation (PHF) and the Bio-Defense Network, focuses on practical and replicable efforts being carried out by local health departments to prevent, prepare for, and respond to Zika. Originally presented in July 2016, this 60-minute webinar includes...

 

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