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Developing a Population Health Driver Diagram Using The Community Guide

September 27, 2019

 

A population health driver diagram captures a proposed health change for a community in a single visual graphic diagram that shows a potential path of change. It depicts a detailed theory of potential change about how to improve a community health priority by showing a potential improvement path. It can...

 

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Taking Action on Community Health Improvement Priorities (Archived Webinar)

June 18, 2018

 

Featuring two communities participating in the Using The Community Guide for Community Health Improvement pilot initiative, this archived webinar offers an overview of this pilot initiative and highlights the stories of action being taken in Portsmouth, VA and Baton Rouge, LA. Through this initiative, Bon Sec...

 

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Innovation and Quality in Public Health (Archived Webinar)

March 5, 2018

 

​This archived webinar explores how one local health department, the Oklahoma City-County Health Department (OCCHD), is moving its community forward to improved population health. Grounded in a culture of continuous quality improvement, OCCHD has embraced the community chief health strategist concept,...

 

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Collaborating with Stakeholders to Combat the Opioid Crisis

December 15, 2017

 

​As the leading cause of death of Americans under the age of 50 and with 64,000 overdose deaths in the United States in 2016 alone, the opioid epidemic is a top priority for many communities. During the December 2017 Association of State and Territorial Health Officials Winter Leadership Summit, the...

 

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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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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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A Performance Management Initiative for Local Health Department Vector Control Programs

August 10, 2016

 

Local health department (LHD) vector control programs have experienced budget reductions, resulting in reduced capacity and decreased ability to identify and quickly respond to emerging vector-borne diseases such as Chikungunya and Zika. "A Performance Management Initiative for Local Health Department...

 

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Ten Positive Preparatory Steps to Enable a Population Health Coalition to Prosper (White Paper)

March 24, 2016

 

Engaging the community to tackle a challenging health issue necessitates a coalition of community members in order to make a measurable collective impact on health status.   These community population health coalitions do not just “happen” – rather they are the result of an individual or organization...

 

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The Public Health Improvement Resource Center

April 15, 2015

 

The Public Health Improvement Resource Center is an online database is managed by the Public Health Foundation (PHF), and offers resources developed by colleagues and partners throughout the field to help build and improve public health systems. The resources support the initiation and continuation...

 

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IOM Discussion Paper: Using a Population Health Driver Diagram to Support Health Care and Public Health Collaboration

April 3, 2015

 

​This Public Health Foundation (PHF) discussion paper, "Using a Population Health Driver Diagram to Support Health Care and Public Health Collaboration," was published by the Health and Medicine Division (previously known as the Institute of Medicine) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering,...

 

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