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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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Bow Tie Diagram

February 4, 2016

 

The Bow Tie Diagram is used in risk evaluation. It gives a one-page visual roadmap of causes, controls, impacts, and preparedness steps in place to minimize the impacts of high-risk situations. This tool, shaped like a bow tie, gives a summary of plausible scenarios that could exist around a certain...

 

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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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Planning Before You Communicate Tool

February 13, 2014

 

Health departments must have good, consistent, clear, crisp communications both internally and externally. A comprehensive and strategic communications plan for the department sets the foundation for staff to develop and execute communications effectively: to reach the target audience in the right place,...

 

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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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