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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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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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The Guide to Community Preventive Services Flyer

April 16, 2013

 

  The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) flyer is a quick-read description that gives an overview of The Community Guide as well as who should use it, how to use it, and all of the topics covered in it.
  Use the flyer as a handout for presentations or as a stand-alone...

 

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Winnable Battles Fact Sheet

April 16, 2013

 

  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Winnable Battles are public health priorities with large-scale impact on health and with known, effective strategies to address them. Each area is a leading cause of illness, injury, disability, or death, and/or represents enormous societal costs....

 

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Discovering the Authentic CHIP/SHIP Cycle

 

Completing a health assessment is not a new endeavor for most local communities or states. Measurement can be a technical challenge, but monitoring health status is part what governmental public health organizations do in delivering the 10 Essential Public Health Services; most do it well.    The...

 

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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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