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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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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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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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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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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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Sedgwick County Health Department Storyboard - Lab Test Reporting Accuracy

April 4, 2011

 

The Quality Improvement (QI) Committee at the Sedgwick County Health Department (SCHD) in Kansas identified lab test reporting accuracy as one of the eight improvement areas to address in an effort to develop a culture of QI at the agency.    SCHD lab personnel noticed for some time that the totals...

 

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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...

 

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Sedgwick County Health Department Storyboard - Purchasing Process

April 4, 2011

 

The Quality Improvement Committee at the Sedgwick County Health Department (SCHD) in Kansas identified improving the purchasing process as one of the eight improvement areas to address in an effort to develop a culture of QI at the agency.   The SCHD staff lacked an understanding of the purchasing...

 

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Sedgwick County Health Department Storyboard - Improved Customer Experience

April 4, 2011

 

Sedgwick County Health Department (SCHD) in Kansas identified improving customer experience with the West Central Entrance as one of the eight improvement areas to address in an effort to develop a culture of QI at the agency.   AIM Statement By January 2011, increase client’s ability to navigate...

 

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Sedgwick County Health Department Storyboard - WIC Wait Times

April 4, 2011

 

The Quality Improvement Committee at the Sedgwick County Health Department (SCHD) in Kansas identified improving the wait time for the Women Infants and Children (WIC) clinic as one of the eight improvement areas to address in an effort to develop a culture of QI at the agency.   AIM Statement
To...

 

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