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Livingston County Department of Health, NY - Using the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals to Improve Performance

September 2, 2010

 

​As part of a Quality Improvement (QI) initiative, Livingston County Department of Health in New York has used the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals in two ways: 1) to improve its performance appraisal form; and, 2) to conduct a workforce needs assessment. Download this document to learn how...

 

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Using Advanced QI Tools to Build Healthy Native Communities

 

The advanced tools of quality improvement (QI) help to surface and untangle the relationships among the many variables that are connected to an issue or problem. Using the tools helps narrow the focus to a few vital areas where the impact on the desired future state is likely to be greatest. During the...

 

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The Genie is Out of the Bottle: From "little qi" to "Big QI"

 

​The myth of Aladdin conjures images of a bumpy yet thrilling carpet ride; for some, launching quality improvement (QI) efforts is a similar experience. In Chester County, PA, the health department began its QI journey in much the same way as other health departments: while preparing for voluntary public...

 

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