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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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Enhancing Physical Activity Opportunities Population Health Driver Diagram

July 18, 2016

 

This Enhancing Physical Activity Opportunities Population Health Driver Diagram was developed in 2016 by the Cabarrus Health Alliance as part of their work as an awardee in the CDC's Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) program. A population health driver diagram identifies primary...

 

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Use of the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals for Health Department Performance Improvement and Public Health Accreditation Board Accreditation

June 30, 2016

 

​The Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) are a consensus set of foundational skills for the broad practice of public health and are used by public health professionals and organizations across the country. To help guide future work related to the Core Competencies,...

 

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Jefferson County Department of Health: Developing Successful AHD Partnerships and Achieving Accreditation (AHD Learning Community Presentation)

June 24, 2016

 

This archived webinar featuring Academic Health Department (AHD) Learning Community member and AHD Mentorship Program Chair Bryn Manzella, MPH, focuses on the successful AHD partnerships developed by the Jefferson County Department of Health (AL), highlighting its AHD activities and accomplishments,...

 

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Evaluating Emergency Preparedness and Response Trainings: A Knowledge Repository

June 21, 2016

 

Built to provide one-stop access to evaluation tools developed by the Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Centers (PERLC), Evaluating Emergency Preparedness and Response Trainings: A Knowledge Repository is designed to serve as a guide and framework to promote evidence-based evaluations of...

 

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PESTLE Chart

June 10, 2016

 

  The PESTLE Chart can be used to help a strategic planning team understand an organization’s current operating state. This tool provides a framework for teams to scan the external environment for factors that could impact strategy development. Developed by Public Health Foundation (PHF)...

 

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Myths that Fuel Resistance to Public Health and Hospital Collaboration

May 10, 2016

 

​Assumptions and mistrust can prevent hospitals and health departments from boldly and effectively collaborating to address community health problems. This article, written by Public Health Foundation (PHF) team members Margie Beaudry and Jack Moran, and hospital community benefit practitioners Jayne...

 

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Managing Disruptions and Distractions Matrix

May 4, 2016

 

The Managing Disruptions and Distractions Matrix can be used to maneuver constant disruptions and distractions at home and at work. Used at the beginning of each week, this tool helps to chart a course for accomplishing tasks that are important and urgent. Developed by Public Health Foundation (PHF) Senior...

 

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Performance Management: Improving the Improvement (Archived Webinar)

May 3, 2016

 

This archived webinar provides information on continuously improving a performance management system. The webinar includes presentations from two local health departments on their experience building, maintaining, and improving their performance management systems.  
 
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Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Driver Diagram

April 13, 2016

 

The Public Health Foundation (PHF) worked with the Department of Public Health at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and its community partners to develop a population health driver diagram designed to improve the perinatal health system in East Tennessee with a focus on neonatal abstinence syndrome...

 

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