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Collaborative Performance Management for Public Health: A Practical Guide

July 10, 2020

 

​​What’s hindering your organization from implementing effective performance management? While performance management can be an uncomfortable topic in public health, it doesn’t have to be. Implementing performance management is not easy, but it is necessary for organizational and systems improvement.   The Public ...

 

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Solving Population Health Problems through Collaboration

March 17, 2017

 

​​More than 50 population health experts have come together to provide key insights into how to address population health issues and challenges in a collaborative way in the new book, Solving Population Health Problems through Collaboration. This work, released in March 2017, is edited by Ron Bialek​,...

 

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Immunizations: Controlling Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

July 15, 2015

 

Over the past 20 years, the public health system has reached many milestones in controlling vaccine-preventable diseases to protect the public’s health. The Public Health Foundation (PHF) partners with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to disseminate resources that encourage and support...

 

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Resources from PHF’s Online Store Help to Reduce the Spread of Antibiotic Resistant Infections

July 17, 2014

 

Promoting Appropriate Antibiotic UseImproper use of antibiotics can cause drug-resistant bacteria, and could even lead to death. Every year, 2 million people in the United States acquire antibiotic resistant infections. To help fight this pressing public health problem, the Public Health Foundation...

 

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Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work Resources from PHF's Online Store

October 7, 2013

 

The Public Health Foundation’s (PHF) Online Store offers resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Get Smart: Know When Antibiotics Work campaign to educate and inform the community about the appropriate use of antibiotics. It is essential for public health and health professionals...

 

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Public Health Quality Improvement Encyclopedia

June 5, 2012

 

Quality improvement (QI) in public health is the use of a deliberate and defined improvement process, such as Plan-Do-Check-Act, which is focused on activities that are responsive to community needs and improving population health. It is essential for health departments to use QI tools to fulfill their...

 

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