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PHF and NNPHI Release New Tool: When to Apply QI Tools to Support Measurement Activities

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement

March 27, 2013

 

​The Public Health Foundation (PHF) and the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI) have worked collaboratively to develop a new tool to help public health organizations identify and apply quality improvement (QI) tools to support measurement activities. This tool was developed through...

 

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Defining Public Health’s Role in Antibiotic Stewardship

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement

January 23, 2013

 

With funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Public Health Foundation (PHF) is leading an effort to develop and pilot a change package to enable public health organizations to help reduce antibiotic resistance. A change package serves as a catalogue of the leading practices...

 

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APHA and PHF Release New Tool: Performance Measurement for Public Health Policy

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement

January 18, 2013

 

The Public Health Foundation (PHF) and the American Public Health Association (APHA) have worked collaboratively to develop a tool to help health departments assess and improve performance of their policy activities. The tool is geared towards health departments that are familiar with performance measurement...

 

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PHF E-News: News for Public Health (October 2012)

Posted in: PHF News

October 16, 2012

 

      News from the Public Health Foundation (PHF) Dear Subscriber,   PHF E-News brings you the latest information on how you can use quality improvement, performance management, and workforce development to improve the performance of your organization and the health of your communi...

 

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Now Available: Public Health Quality Improvement Encyclopedia

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement

September 4, 2012

 

The Public Health Foundation (PHF) is pleased to announce the availability of Public Health Quality Improvement Encyclopedia, which provides you with 75 unique quality improvement (QI) tools designed to help you choose QI projects, monitor impact, analyze stakeholder attitudes, and create solutions...

 

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New Resources Supporting Tribal Accreditation and Programs Added to PHF’s Public Health Improvement Resource Center

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement

July 31, 2012

 

The Public Health Foundation (PHF) added several resources to the Public Health Improvement Resource Center. This searchable online database provides links to various resources and tools aimed to build better public health systems.   Resources include articles on exploring Tribal public health capacity,...

 

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Council on Linkages Update - June 2012

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Development

June 28, 2012

 

  Council on Linkages Update - June 2012   Below is the Council on Linkages Update for June 2012. Please feel free to use all or part(s) of this update in your organization's newsletter or other communications.     July AHD Learning Community Meeting: Opportunities for EngagementThe Academic Health ...

 

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Public Health Professionals Use Prioritization Matrix to Focus Competency Development Efforts

Posted in: Council on Linkages, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, and Workforce Development

April 17, 2012

 

A new white paper, How to Focus Your Training and Professional Development Efforts to Improve the Skills of Your Public Health Organization, describes a series of workshops on prioritizing competency development efforts. In the last half of 2011, staff from the Public Health Foundation presented at...

 

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Competency Assessments Support Professional Development Efforts

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Development

March 30, 2012

 

​The Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies), a consensus set of competencies detailing knowledge and skills desirable for the broad practice of public health, offer a starting point for public health professionals and organizations working to identify and address workforce...

 

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Prioritize Competency Development Efforts with Quality Improvement Tools

Posted in: Council on Linkages, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, and Workforce Development

March 29, 2012

 

The Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies), a set of knowledge and skills desirable for the broad practice of public health, can be used by public health organizations as they create workforce development plans to address training needs and build workforce competence –...

 

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