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The Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice’s Academic Health Department Research Agenda: Comparison with WPHRN Priority Research Questions

February 7, 2018

 

This paper developed by the Wisconsin Public Health Research Network (WPHRN), a public health practice-based research network (PH-PBRN), suggests areas for potential collaboration on public health research. The paper compares potential research questions focused on the AHD model from the Council on...

 

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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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Starting and Sustaining a Complete Quality System

August 15, 2012

 

Organizations must continuously improve or become obsolete. This effort requires constant monitoring of the environment, market place, customers, stakeholders, and employees to detect any shift in priorities. The organization must anticipate these shifts to keep their stakeholders satisfied. When changes...

 

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How to Focus Your Training and Professional Development Efforts to Improve the Skills of Your Public Health Organization: White Paper

April 10, 2012

 

​This white paper reports on a series of workshops on focusing limited training and professional development resources to build competence within the public health workforce. Using a quality improvement tool, the prioritization matrix, workshop participants determined the relative importance of the...

 

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Applications and Tools for Creating and Sustaining Healthy Teams

April 25, 2011

 

Published on the Public Health Foundation (PHF) website in April 2011, Applications and Tools for Creating and Sustaining Healthy Teams is designed as a guide to help organizations optimize the use of teams. Primarily a collection of papers and essays previously published elsewhere, this book is ideal...

 

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Modular kaizen: Dealing with Disruptions

March 15, 2011

 

Modular kaizen: Dealing with Disruptions aims to help health departments achieve quick improvements in disruptive environments. Modular kaizen is the creation of an improvement or redesign project planned along a timeline that recognizes the highly volatile nature of the public health organization’s...

 

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A Complete Quality System Requires a Complete Leader

December 14, 2010

 

At every organizational level a critical mass of leadership must be trained in the principles of quality, problem solving, teaming, and facilitation. Leadership must be able to lead and facilitate teams so that they can show they walk the talk and embrace the principles imbedded in a Complete Quality...

 

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Developing a Public Health Research & Applications Agenda: Tools for the 21st Century

September 16, 2010

 

In 1998, the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice (Council on Linkages) began developing a plan that could lead to a national public health research agenda. Subsequently, a Council on Linkages ad hoc committee developed a framework using both Healthy People 2010 objectives...

 

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Journals that Publish Practice

September 15, 2010

 

​Interested in learning which journals publish public health practice articles? Download this document (last updated in 2006).

 

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