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PHF E-News: News for Public Health (April 2018)

Related Categories: Council on Linkages, Performance Management, Quality Improvement, TRAIN, Workforce Development

Topic: Conferences and Events, Council on Linkages, Data Analysis, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, Strategic Planning, TRAIN, Workforce Development

Date: 5/16/2018

News, resources, tools, and information on performance management, quality improvement, and workforce development to improve the quality and performance of your organization and the health of your community.
 
PHF E-News: News for Public Health
Explore Population Health Competencies and Training with PHF

Curious about population health competencies? Interested in where training opportunities are intersecting for public health and healthcare? Join Public Health Foundation (PHF) experts as we explore these and other emerging areas in workforce development for an evolving health workforce at the upcoming Public Health Workforce Forum.
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More than seven million courses have been completed through the TRAIN Learning Network. Courses are completed by Learners every 22 seconds on TRAIN. Create or view your account on TRAIN and start learning today.
Taking Action on Community Health Improvement Priorities
Webinar: May 29, 2018 from 1-2pm EDT

Join PHF and the Catholic Health Association for a webinar focused on taking action in support of community health improvement. Featuring two communities participating in the Using The Community Guide for Community Health Improvement initiative, this webinar will offer an overview of this pilot initiative and share stories of action being taken in Baton Rouge, LA and Portsmouth, VA. Register today to learn from these organizations working on obesity and HIV/AIDS challenges.
Demand from Health Departments for Performance Improvement Services Increasing

Many health departments are focused on accreditation preparation, leadership development, performance management, quality improvement, and workforce development. Learn about the factors that are contributing to this increase in demand for expert-led training and technical assistance from PHF.
Ask the AHD Expert: Communicating the Value of AHD Partnerships

Academic health department (AHD) partnerships can benefit from the support of individuals within and outside the organizations involved to sustain their activities. How can we get people to buy-in to the importance of these partnerships? Read the latest column in the Ask the AHD Expert series, which explores opportunities for communicating the value of AHD partnerships.
Change Management Spotlight: New Tool

Contemplating a major change? Preemptively evaluate potential challenges and plan for avoiding them with PHF’s Change Management Contingency Matrix tool.
Join PHF at the 2018 Public Health Improvement Training

Health department leaders need access to the right tools and the right people to successfully lead their organizations to sustained success. The 2018 Public Health Improvement Training (PHIT) offers leaders and their teams a one-of-a-kind training experience through practical workshops and purposeful networking. Learn more about PHF's four skill-building workshops, including a post-PHIT opportunity to embrace and maximize your communications efforts.
Overlapping Research Interests: Public Health Practice-Based Research Networks and Academic Health Departments

Collaboration among organizations with overlapping research interests is important to consider when developing a research project. An example of a potential opportunity for collaboration among organizations is presented by two types of partnerships: public health practice-based research networks (PH-PBRNs) and academic health departments (AHDs). In her PHF Pulse blog post, Tracy Mrochek, Research Program Manager at the Wisconsin Public Health Research Network (WPHRN), details her experience of aligning the WPHRN and AHD research agendas. Read about how this partnership formed to further research in public health.
Making Your Strategic Plan an Action and Results-Driven Process
PHF Presents a Pre-Summit Institute at the 2018 National Tribal Public Health Summit

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is holding its ninth annual National Tribal Public Health Summit, May 22-24, 2018 in Prior Lake, Minnesota. The theme for the 2018 Summit is "Balance, Harmony, Culture, Health," and will address key American Indian and Alaska Native health priorities. PHF, with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, will host a pre-summit institute on Making Your Strategic Plan an Action and Results-Driven Process. Learn more about this event and join us for an afternoon of learning.
 
Mark Your Calendar: Upcoming Events
 
Public Health Workforce Forum
May 22, 2018 in New Orleans, LA

2018 National Tribal Public Health Summit
May 22-24, 2018 in Prior Lake, MN

Taking Action on Community Health Improvement Priorities (Webinar)
May 29, 2018 from 1-2pm EDT

AHD Webinar Series: Building AHD Partnerships in Rural Areas (Webinar)
June 6, 2018 from 2-3pm EDT
More information coming soon. Save the date and register today.

Catholic Health Association Assembly 2018
June 10-12, 2018 in San Diego, CA

2018 Public Health Improvement Training (PHIT)
June 26-28, 2018 in Atlanta, GA

2018 NACCHO Annual Conference
July 10-12, 2018 in New Orleans, LA
Register today.

National Summit on the Social Determinants of Health
October 8-9, 2018 in New Orleans, LA

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PHF E-News: News for Public Health (April 2018)