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Provide Your Feedback on the Draft Solvability and Control Matrix

February 13, 2018

 

The Solvability and Control Matrix explores and assesses process problems to determine which can be easily solved and which should be brought to a quality improvement (QI) team for consideration. By exploring the solvability and control of the problem, program staff can determine next steps when struggling...

 

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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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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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Population Health Driver Diagram to Increase Use of Oral Health Care

May 28, 2014

 

  With funding from the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Public Health Foundation (PHF) led an effort to develop a Population Health Driver Diagram to Increase Use of Oral Health Care. A population health driver diagram identifies...

 

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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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Diverse QI Methods All Lead to Success: ​Increased Immunization Rates in Three Ohio Counties

September 16, 2011

 

​Optimizing immunization rates was a goal of Healthy People 2010. Health departments from three different Ohio Counties used Quality Improvement (QI) methods to raise their DTaP series (4 shot series) immunization rates. The project began with a joint QI training in which each health department team...

 

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Developing a Public Health Research & Applications Agenda: Tools for the 21st Century

September 16, 2010

 

In 1998, the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice (Council on Linkages) began developing a plan that could lead to a national public health research agenda. Subsequently, a Council on Linkages ad hoc committee developed a framework using both Healthy People 2010 objectives...

 

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Results from the 2006 Council on Linkages Survey on Use of the Public Health Competencies

September 15, 2010

 

According to a 2006 Council on Linkages survey on use of the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) by  academic institutions, over 90% of survey respondents stated that they had integrated the Core Competencies into their curricula. Out of 237 schools of public health,...

 

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Healthy People 2010 Toolkit

September 10, 2010

 

The Healthy People 2010 Toolkit provides guidance, technical tools, and resources to help states, territories, and tribes develop and promote successful Healthy People 2010 plans and to prepare for 2015 or 2020 plans.  It can also serve as a resource for communities and other entities embarking on similar...

 

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Healthy People 2010 Information Access Project

September 10, 2010

 

​In 2001, PHF assisted the National Library of Medicine (NLM) in the development of the Healthy People 2010 Information Access Project, which provides easily accessible information on evidence-based strategies related to the Healthy People 2010 objectives.  By clicking on specific search strategies,...

 

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