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PHF E-News: News for Public Health
Competencies for Performance Improvement Professionals in Public Health Now Available
Does your work involve activities in the areas of quality improvement, performance management, workforce development, accreditation, or community health assessment and improvement? Are you actively engaged in supporting your organization’s performance improvement (PI) efforts? A new competency set designed specifically for PI professionals working in public health is now available: Competencies for Performance Improvement Professionals in Public Health. Learn more about this set of skills desirable for PI professionals working in public health.
Looking for Expertise to Help Your Organization Implement its Opioid Initiatives?
The Public Health Foundation (PHF) specializes in solving complex challenges by facilitating partnerships and assisting health departments, hospitals, health systems, and other community stakeholders with proven performance improvement methodologies, tools, and experience. This expertise may help you take advantage of local, state, and Federal funding and grant opportunities.
New QI Tool Finalized with Your Feedback:
Solvability and Control Matrix
Thank you to those who provided helpful feedback on PHF's newest QI tool. Now, explore and assess process problems to determine which can be easily solved and which should be brought to a quality improvement team using the finalized Solvability and Control Matrix
Taking Action on Community Health Improvement Priorities
Webinar Archive Featuring The Community Guide Now Available
This archived webinar offers an overview of the Using The Community Guide for Community Health Improvement pilot initiative and highlights the stories of action being taken by hospitals, public health, and other community stakeholders in Portsmouth, VA and Baton Rouge, LA to address obesity and HIV/AIDS and improve the health of their communities. Watch the archived presentation of the Taking Action on Community Health Improvement Priorities webinar and learn more about the lessons learned, successes, and QI methods and tools used in these communities while tackling priority health needs.
Mark Your Calendar: Upcoming Events
CDC Webinar Series 2018: "The Pink Book"
Select dates, June 6 - September 28, 2018 from 12-1pm EDT
National Association of Local Boards of Health (NALBOH) 2018 Annual Conference
August 8-10, 2018 in Raleigh, North Carolina
Preparing for the PHAB Site Visit (Webinar)
August 15, 2018 from 3-4pm EDT
National Summit on the Social Determinants of Health
October 8-9, 2018 in New Orleans, LA
Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice -
November 2018 (Virtual Meeting)
November 29, 2018 from 2-4pm EST
More details will be announced soon. Save the date and register today.