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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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Improving Vector Control Program Performance: An Intervention Guidance Document

July 6, 2017

 

From 2014-2017, the Public Health Foundation (PHF) collaborated with 15 local health departments on performance improvement initiatives to increase vector control program efficiency, effectiveness, and capacity. In addition to reports and resources produced by the 15 health departments, PHF worked with...

 

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A Crosswalk for Aligning Accreditation Plans

October 1, 2015

 

Public Health Foundation (PHF) Performance Improvement Expert Sonja Armbruster developed a crosswalk to help health departments coordinate the elements of the various plans, policies, and systems required by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). The crosswalk provides guidance on where PHAB...

 

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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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Performance Management and Cultural Transformation Using the PDCA Approach

September 17, 2013

 

​ Organizations often struggle with developing a performance management system to help understand and guide operations on a timely basis. While many health departments now use some form of performance measurement, far fewer have successfully completed the transition to a performance management system;...

 

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Roles and Responsibilities for Launching Teams

 

Teams are not new to public health. Health professionals have long respected the knowledge and opinions of others within the organization and the community served. Scarce resources and reduced staffing have led many health departments to cross-train staff in duties not part of their original performance...

 

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Discovering the Authentic CHIP/SHIP Cycle

 

Completing a health assessment is not a new endeavor for most local communities or states. Measurement can be a technical challenge, but monitoring health status is part what governmental public health organizations do in delivering the 10 Essential Public Health Services; most do it well.    The...

 

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Guide to the Stages of Performance Management

 

Performance management is a systematic process that helps an organization achieve its mission and strategic goals. While critical, performance management is often an elusive practice for public health organizations; building a robust performance management culture can be daunting and frustrating. It...

 

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