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Performance Management and the Oversight Role of Boards of Health (Webinar Archive)

August 10, 2020

 

Although the National Association of Local Boards of Health​ (NALBOH) 2020 Annual Conference was cancelled due to COVID-19, several of the scheduled educational opportunities were moved to a webinar format.   Performance Management and the Oversight Role of Boards of Health Effective oversight is...

 

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Tackling Big Challenges with a Full QI Culture Shift (Archived Webinar)

June 19, 2018

 

This archived webinar explores how the Springfield-Greene County Health Department (MO) leveraged the public health accreditation process to spark creativity, innovation, and further staff involvement in performance improvement efforts organization-wide. During the webinar, presenters shared how the...

 

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Innovation and Quality in Public Health (Archived Webinar)

March 5, 2018

 

​This archived webinar explores how one local health department, the Oklahoma City-County Health Department (OCCHD), is moving its community forward to improved population health. Grounded in a culture of continuous quality improvement, OCCHD has embraced the community chief health strategist concept,...

 

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Applying Performance Measurement to Public Health Policy Activities

August 7, 2012

 

  The Public Health Foundation (PHF) and the American Public Health Association (APHA) have worked collaboratively to develop a new tool to help health departments assess and improve the performance of their policy activities. While other performance measurement and evaluation guides exist, this is...

 

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How to Focus Your Training and Professional Development Efforts to Improve the Skills of Your Public Health Organization: White Paper

April 10, 2012

 

​This white paper reports on a series of workshops on focusing limited training and professional development resources to build competence within the public health workforce. Using a quality improvement tool, the prioritization matrix, workshop participants determined the relative importance of the...

 

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Quality Improvement Transforms Knox County Tennessee

November 17, 2011

 

​Knox County Health Department in Tennessee began using Quality Improvement (QI) tools and techniques to address asthma management in their local community. At the conclusion of an asthma management demonstration project, funded by AstraZeneca, Knox County administrators wanted to integrate QI into...

 

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Improving the Planning and Performance Measurement Reporting System

June 27, 2011

 

The goal of this rapid cycle improvement (RCI) project was to streamline the reporting process of the Minnesota Planning and Performance Measurement Reporting System to improve the content and quality of the data submitted and add more value for state and local stakeholders. RCI PDCA (Plan-Do-Check-Act)...

 

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Conduct a Personalized SWOT: Align Yourself for Professional Growth

June 16, 2011

 

This free resource offers tools and methods for individuals to learn how to fully promote their talents, skills, and abilities within their organization.  The personal SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats) is a useful tool for investigating conflict between individual and organizational...

 

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A Lean Day in the Tulsa Health Department White Paper

April 13, 2011

 

With assistance from PHF, the Tulsa Health Department Quality Improvement Council (QIC) conducted a Lean event in three of its facilities with the objective of beautification of the environment and creating efficiency for the customer.  Lean is a process management philosophy that helps optimize the...

 

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Sedgwick County Health Department Storyboard - New Employee Orientation

April 4, 2011

 

The Quality Improvement Committee at the Sedgwick County Health Department (SCHD) in Kansas identified revising the New Employee Orientation as one of the eight improvement areas to address in an effort to develop a culture of QI at the agency.   AIM Statement By December 1, 2010, 90% of SCHD sup...

 

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