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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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Competencies for Population Health Professionals

March 20, 2019

 

The Competencies for Population Health Professionals (Population Health Competencies) are a set of skills desirable for population health professionals. Based on the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies), the Population Health Competencies are primarily designed for hospital,...

 

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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,...

 

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Accelerate Your Learning about Social Determinants of Health with Health and Well-Being for All

July 10, 2017

 

Health and Well-Being for All: Meeting-in-a-Box (HWFA) is a new product created by Dr. Denise Koo to improve communication among community stakeholders regarding the social determinants of health (SDOH). HWFA is an innovative way to facilitate a discussion about SDOH and mobilize with a “meeting-in-a-box.”...

 

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Getting the Community Health Improvement Plan Off the Shelf and Into Practice

May 1, 2017

 

​A community health improvement plan (CHIP) identifies actions that can be taken to improve the community’s health. This is an important step, but many communities find themselves challenged to move from the CHIP to action. In this white paper from Public Health Foundation (PHF), authors Senior Quality...

 

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Moving from Assessment to Action in Community Health Improvement (Archived Webinar)

May 1, 2017

 

Featuring two communities participating in the Using The Community Guide for Community Health Improvement pilot initiative, this archived webinar offers an overview of the initiative to date and highlights the stories of those participating. Led by WellSpan Health (York, PA) and INTEGRIS Health (Oklahoma...

 

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Community Stakeholder Services Map

August 12, 2016

 

The Community Stakeholder Services Map assists a community health improvement team in identifying services affiliated with a community health issue. This quality improvement tool helps to develop a visual representation of where services are physically located in relation to each other. Developed by...

 

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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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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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A Model Population Health Initiative: Reducing Costs by Going Upstream (Webinar Archive)

 

​The archived webinar highlights the the winner of the 2017 Future of Population Health Award, telling the story of Harbor Place, which provides temporary transitional housing for homeless patients discharged from the University of Vermont Medical Center. The webinar included exploration of the success...

 

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