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Collaborative Performance Management for Public Health: A Practical Guide

July 10, 2020

 

​​What’s hindering your organization from implementing effective performance management? While performance management can be an uncomfortable topic in public health, it doesn’t have to be. Implementing performance management is not easy, but it is necessary for organizational and systems improvement.   The Public ...

 

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Be Antibiotics Aware Resources Available Through PHF's Online Store

July 10, 2018

 

​Each year in the United States, at least 2 million people become infected with antibiotic-resistant bacteria and at least 23,000 die as a result. Antibiotics save lives but any time antibiotics are used, they can cause side effects and lead to antibiotic resistance. At least 80 million antibiotic prescri...

 

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

November 9, 2015

 

The Public Health Foundation (PHF) in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is pleased to announce the availability of Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases, 13th Edition "The Pink Book" E-Book. This resource provides the most current, comprehensive, and...

 

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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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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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Planning Before You Communicate Tool

February 13, 2014

 

Health departments must have good, consistent, clear, crisp communications both internally and externally. A comprehensive and strategic communications plan for the department sets the foundation for staff to develop and execute communications effectively: to reach the target audience in the right place,...

 

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Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work Resources from PHF's Online Store

October 7, 2013

 

The Public Health Foundation’s (PHF) Online Store offers resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work campaign to educate and inform the community about the appropriate use of antibiotics. It is essential for public health and health professionals...

 

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Public Health Quality Improvement Encyclopedia

June 5, 2012

 

Quality improvement (QI) in public health is the use of a deliberate and defined improvement process, such as Plan-Do-Check-Act, which is focused on activities that are responsive to community needs and improving population health. It is essential for health departments to use QI tools to fulfill their...

 

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PHF's New Resources for Learning Catalog

November 1, 2010

 

The Public Health Foundation’s Learning Resource Center is pleased to announce that the latest edition of Resources for Learning, a catalog of valuable educational materials and resources for public health, healthcare, and other professionals, is now available. To order a hard copy of the catalog, please...

 

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