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Heart of New Ulm: Population Health Takes a Village (Webinar Archive)

March 23, 2018

 

​ This archived webinar shares the success of an exciting partnership focused on heart health. In New Ulm, Minnesota, the program entitled "Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of New Ulm" has reduced heart attacks and heart disease risk in a rural Minnesota town. Over the first five years of the program, which...

 

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Academic Health Department Partnerships of East Tennessee State University (AHD Learning Community Meeting Presentation)

July 27, 2017

 

This archived webinar focuses on the academic health department (AHD) partnerships in which East Tennessee State University's College of Public Health is engaged, including partnerships with Sullivan County Regional Health Department and the Northeast Tennessee Regional Health Office. During this webinar,...

 

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Improving Vector Control Program Performance: An Intervention Guidance Document

July 6, 2017

 

From 2014-2017, the Public Health Foundation (PHF) collaborated with 15 local health departments on performance improvement initiatives to increase vector control program efficiency, effectiveness, and capacity. In addition to reports and resources produced by the 15 health departments, PHF worked with...

 

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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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Bow Tie Diagram

February 4, 2016

 

The Bow Tie Diagram is used in risk evaluation. It gives a one-page visual roadmap of causes, controls, impacts, and preparedness steps in place to minimize the impacts of high-risk situations. This tool, shaped like a bow tie, gives a summary of plausible scenarios that could exist around a certain...

 

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Vector Control Program Resources and Reports

October 5, 2015

 

​The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Public Health Foundation (PHF) collaborated on a performance improvement initiative to assist 14 local health departments to increase their vector control programs' efficiency, effectiveness, and capacity. This document is a compilation of...

 

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Performance Management Toolkit

June 19, 2014

 

  Performance management is a systematic process that helps an organization achieve its mission and strategic goals. The Public Health Foundation (PHF) produces and provides resources and tools, including case stories, white papers, and customized technical assistance, that can help individuals and...

 

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Houston Uses QI to Improve PHAB Documentation

June 16, 2014

 

As a grantee in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Public Health Improvement Initiative (NPHII), the Houston Department of Health and Human Services (HDHHS) provided quality improvement (QI) training to employees in the department using the Public Health Foundation (PHF) Train-the-Trainer...

 

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An Accreditation Maintenance Tool

January 30, 2014

 

The Oklahoma City-County Health Department (OCCHD) is a trailblazer during these initial years of public health accreditation. Among the first health departments to be accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB), OCCHD continues to innovate and share, providing a living example of continuous...

 

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From Good to Great: Using QI to Standardize Prescription for Health

October 30, 2013

 

​Staff at Washtenaw County Public Health (WCPH) in Michigan used grants from the Michigan Department of Community Health and the Kresge Foundation to create the Prescription for Health program. The goal was to improve access to local and affordable produce by building connections among primary care,...

 

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