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Tailored Searches for Performance Improvement Training

July 29, 2019

 

The Competencies for Performance Improvement Professionals in Public Health (PI Competencies) are a set of skills desirable for performance improvement (PI) professionals working in public health. Based on the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals and the Core Competencies for Performance...

 

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Competencies for Performance Improvement Professionals in Public Health: Alignment with the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals

June 22, 2018

 

The Competencies for Performance Improvement Professionals in Public Health (PI Competencies) are a set of skills desirable for performance improvement (PI) professionals working in public health. Based on the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) and the Core Competencies...

 

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Competencies for Performance Improvement Professionals in Public Health

June 21, 2018

 

The Competencies for Performance Improvement Professionals in Public Health​ (PI Competencies) are a set of skills desirable for performance improvement (PI) professionals working in public health. Based on the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) and the Core Competencies...

 

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SIPOC+CM+CE Collection Form

December 1, 2016

 

The SIPOC+CM+CE Collection Form (SIPOC+CM+CE), a variation of the SIPOC+CM Diagram, identifies major elements of the core processes of an organization: Suppliers, Inputs, Process, Outputs, Customers, Constraints, and Measures. For this variation, Competitors and Expectations are included for additional...

 

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Strategy Conceptualization Tree

March 15, 2016

 

The Strategy Conceptualization Tree helps a quality improvement team translate broadly-stated needs, such as “Remove Health Inequities,” “Improve Customer Satisfaction,” and “Lower Healthcare Costs” into specific, actionable, achievable, and measureable requirements. Developed by Public Health Foundation...

 

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Teams Toolbox

February 25, 2015

 

Forming and effectively leveraging teams is an essential element of individual quality improvement (QI) projects, as well as the development of an organization-wide culture of quality. However, the art and science of team construction and management are rarely taught; team leadership is bestowed on...

 

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An Accreditation Maintenance Tool

January 30, 2014

 

The Oklahoma City-County Health Department (OCCHD) is a trailblazer during these initial years of public health accreditation. Among the first health departments to be accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB), OCCHD continues to innovate and share, providing a living example of continuous...

 

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Performance Management PDCA Self-Assessment Tool

May 22, 2013

 

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​This assessment tool is based on a model for performance management (PM) that follows a quality improvement (QI) cycle in which organization performance information and population outcome data are fed back into the system to improve future decisions. In this model, the main c...

 

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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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Strategic Practice Selection Exercise

June 29, 2012

 

​The Strategic Practice Selection Exercise is a data driven decision making exercise to show how health departments can use a strategic practice selection process to assess the availability, affordability, accessibility, and utility of potential interventions. The priority areas selected for this exercise...

 

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