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From Good to Great: Using QI to Standardize Prescription for Health

October 30, 2013

 

​Staff at Washtenaw County Public Health (WCPH) in Michigan used grants from the Michigan Department of Community Health and the Kresge Foundation to create the Prescription for Health program. The goal was to improve access to local and affordable produce by building connections among primary care,...

 

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Using a Driver Diagram to Target Optimal Antibiotic Use in Independence, MO

August 22, 2013

 

​In 2012, the Independence Health Department (Independence, Missouri) began participating in an Antibiotic Stewardship Program organized by the Public Health Foundation (PHF). Promoting optimal antibiotic use through both the public health and healthcare systems, PHF’s Public Health Antibiotic Stewardship...

 

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Public Health Antibiotic Stewardship Driver Diagram

November 6, 2012

 

  The Public Health Foundation (PHF) has developed a Public Health Antibiotic Stewardship Driver Diagram and subsequent Antibiotic Stewardship Program to help promote optimal use of antibiotics. This effort grew out of a partnership between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the...

 

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QI Leads To Health Outcomes

April 5, 2012

 

When was the last time you waited on a long line? Was it at the pharmacy? At the doctor’s office? For your flu shot? Were you thinking: I wish they would schedule appointments more efficiently so I wouldn’t have to waste time waiting? If you did, you were wishing they would use quality improvement (QI)...

 

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