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Performance Improvement Learning Series Catalog

September 1, 2015

 

The Performance Improvement Learning Series Catalog provides a listing of technical assistance and training services delivered by PHF's experts. The catalog is a sample of offerings and provides public health agencies and organizations with a menu of programs, tools, and techniques to choose from when...

 

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Tools to Supplement the Public Health Quality Improvement Encyclopedia

July 15, 2015

 

​In 2012, the Public Health Foundation (PHF) published the Public Health Quality Improvement Encyclopedia, a practical guide to using 75 tools for quality improvement (QI) practitioners in public health organizations. The book was distributed to all state and local health departments, and has been one...

 

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Immunizations: Controlling Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

July 15, 2015

 

Over the past 20 years, the public health system has reached many milestones in controlling vaccine-preventable diseases to protect the public’s health. The Public Health Foundation (PHF) partners with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to disseminate resources that encourage and support...

 

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Analytic Cause Tree

July 6, 2015

 

​A new tool developed and tested by Dan Ward, Performance Improvement Manager in the Idaho Division of Public Health, and PHF Senior Quality Advisor Jack Moran, combines the functionality of three quality improvement (QI) tools, generating a holistic, streamlined result.   The purpose of the Analytic...

 

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2014 Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Archived Webinar)

June 17, 2015

 

This archived webinar presented by the Association of Public Health Nurses (APHN), a member of the Quad Council of Public Health Nursing Organizations, and the Public Health Foundation (PHF) focuses on the revised Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) released by the...

 

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Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases, 13th Edition “The Pink Book”

May 11, 2015

 

Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases, 13th Edition, "The Pink Book," is developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases and distributed exclusively by the Public Health Foundation (PHF). This edition...

 

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Nine Pillars of Quality Improvement: Assessing Your Organizational Effectiveness

April 29, 2015

 

​Public Health Foundation (PHF) team members Sonja Armbruster and John W. Moran developed this article and the accompanying Excel-based tool to help organization leaders arrive at consensus on current quality improvement (QI) practice. This self-assessment tool enables leaders to rate the 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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Deciphering the Performance Management Imperative

April 2, 2015

 

In this peer-reviewed journal article entitled "Deciphering the Imperative: Translating Public Health Quality Improvement into Organizational Performance Management Gains," Public Health Foundation (PHF) experts Les Beitsch and Jack Moran, and Tulane University public health professor Valerie Yeager, describe...

 

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