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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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Creating a Culture of Quality Improvement Video

June 8, 2012

 

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control staff implemented a quality improvement (QI) project to decrease wait-times in Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) clinics. This resulted in more available appointments and improved staff morale. The successes experienced in this project have...

 

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Quality Improvement Success in Orange County, Florida with Early Syphilis Detection

April 11, 2011

 

Between 2004 and 2005, the Orange County Health Department (OCHD) in Florida experienced a 45% increase in new early syphilis cases in its jurisdiction, from 136 cases to 195 cases per year. Surveillance data also showed significant increases in early syphilis over the previous four years. If not controlled,...

 

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Sedgwick County Health Department Storyboard - Lab Test Reporting Accuracy

April 4, 2011

 

The Quality Improvement (QI) Committee at the Sedgwick County Health Department (SCHD) in Kansas identified lab test reporting accuracy as one of the eight improvement areas to address in an effort to develop a culture of QI at the agency.    SCHD lab personnel noticed for some time that the totals...

 

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