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A Performance Management Initiative for Local Health Department Vector Control Programs

August 10, 2016

 

Local health department (LHD) vector control programs have experienced budget reductions, resulting in reduced capacity and decreased ability to identify and quickly respond to emerging vector-borne diseases such as Chikungunya and Zika. "A Performance Management Initiative for Local Health Department...

 

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Performance Management: Improving the Improvement (Archived Webinar)

May 3, 2016

 

This archived webinar provides information on continuously improving a performance management system. The webinar includes presentations from two local health departments on their experience building, maintaining, and improving their performance management systems.   Originally presented in April 2...

 

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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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Competencies and Resources for Performance Improvement Professionals in Public Health (Archived Webinar)

March 10, 2016

 

This archived webinar provides an overview of the draft Competencies for Performance Improvement Professionals in Public Health and introduces resources to assist with implementation of these competencies. Featuring Ron Bialek and Julie Sharp of the Public Health Foundation (PHF), this 60 minute webinar...

 

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Webinar: Exploring the Public Health Improvement Resource Center

October 1, 2015

 

The “Exploring the Public Health Improvement Resource Center” webinar, which has been archived from its original broadcast on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, provides a walk-through of features of the refreshed Public Health Improvement Resource Center, highlights key elements of the database, and shares how...

 

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Performance Improvement Learning Series Catalog

September 1, 2015

 

The Performance Improvement Learning Series Catalog provides a listing of technical assistance and training services delivered by PHF's experts. The catalog is a sample of offerings and provides public health agencies and organizations with a menu of programs, tools, and techniques to choose from when...

 

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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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Performance Management Toolkit

June 19, 2014

 

Performance management is a systematic process that helps an organization achieve its mission and strategic goals. The Public Health Foundation (PHF) produces and provides resources and tools, including case stories, white papers, and customized technical assistance, that can help individuals and organizations...

 

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Selecting Quality Improvement Team Members

April 21, 2014

 

​The success of any quality improvement (QI) endeavor depends on the team working on it. It is not the number of people, but rather how well they function and work together, that makes a team successful. QI team members must respect each other, and share common goals, a vision, agendas, and timelines...

 

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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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