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Tuesday is Competency Day at APHA

Posted in: Conferences and Events, Council on Linkages, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

October 29, 2018

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation   Attending this year’s American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting in San Diego? Join the Public Health Foundation (PHF) and the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice...

 

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PHF Partners with Tribes to Support Tribal Drinking Water Program Improvement

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvementby Vanessa Lamers

July 26, 2018

 

Vanessa Lamers is the Assistant Director of Performance Management and Quality Improvement at PHF.​The Public Health Foundation (PHF), with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Environmental Health, is providing technical assistance and training for Tribal...

 

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Assessing, Improving, and Evaluating Unregulated Drinking Water Programs

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvementby Vanessa Lamers

October 10, 2017

 

Approximately 13% of U.S. Households, or about 43 million people, use drinking water systems and sources that are not covered by the federal Safe Drinking Water Act1. These systems are primarily private wells but may also include springs, cisterns, and hauled water systems. Most private well programs...

 

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Eye on PI: Performance Improvement Professionals Share Ideas for Refining Competencies

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement, and Workforce Development

April 10, 2017

 

As part of the effort to refine a set of draft Competencies for Performance Improvement (PI) Professionals in Public Health, the Public Health Foundation (PHF) has been collecting input about PI competencies from the public health community. This input has been received from PI professionals, as well...

 

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What Does it Take to Be a Performance Improvement Professional?

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

February 14, 2017

 

Julie Sharp, Performance Improvement Specialist, Performance Management and Quality Improvement, Public Health Foundation Since 2001, the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals have inspired the development of a number of discipline-specific competency sets, including Competencies for App...

 

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Mobilizing Community Partners to Action: How a Small Vector Control Program Tackled Zika

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement

October 11, 2016

 

Cheryl Clay is the Public Health Senior Environmentalist for the Madison County Health Department, where her core responsibility is managing the vector control program for the City of Huntsville. Her vector control program emphasizes public education and source reduction as the most effective means...

 

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Brenda Nickel: Revitalizing Performance Management Efforts in Kansas

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement

July 13, 2012

 

​Brenda Nickel is the Performance Management Director & Accreditation Coordinator for the Center for Performance Management at the Kansas Department of Health & Environment    The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is one of many health departments in the process of revitalizing performance...

 

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