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Developing an AHD Research Agenda (AHD Learning Community Presentation)

March 18, 2016

 

This archived webinar featuring Academic Health Department (AHD) Learning Community member Paul Campbell Erwin, MD, DrPH, University of Tennessee Department of Public Health, introduces the newest initiative of the AHD Learning Community: a research agenda focused on the AHD model. This research agenda...

 

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Strategy Conceptualization Tree

March 15, 2016

 

The Strategy Conceptualization Tree helps a quality improvement team translate broadly-stated needs, such as “Remove Health Inequities,” “Improve Customer Satisfaction,” and “Lower Healthcare Costs” into specific, actionable, achievable, and measureable requirements. Developed by Public Health Foundation...

 

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Competencies and Resources for Performance Improvement Professionals in Public Health (Archived Webinar)

March 10, 2016

 

This archived webinar provides an overview of the draft Competencies for Performance Improvement Professionals in Public Health and introduces resources to assist with implementation of these competencies. Featuring Ron Bialek and Julie Sharp of the Public Health Foundation (PHF), this 60 minute webinar...

 

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Recruitment and Retention: What’s Influencing the Decisions of Public Health Workers?

February 22, 2016

 

In 2010, the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice (Council on Linkages) conducted a survey to explore recruitment and retention within the US public health workforce. The survey considered factors that influenced individuals’ decisions to take and remain in jobs in the public...

 

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Bow Tie Diagram

February 4, 2016

 

The Bow Tie Diagram is used in risk evaluation. It gives a one-page visual roadmap of causes, controls, impacts, and preparedness steps in place to minimize the impacts of high-risk situations. This tool, shaped like a bow tie, gives a summary of plausible scenarios that could exist around a certain...

 

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Developing, Sustaining, and Expanding AHDs: Case Studies of Successful AHD Partnerships in Kansas and Kentucky (AHD Learning Community Presentation)

January 8, 2016

 

This archived webinar featuring Academic Health Department (AHD) Learning Community members Vicki Collie-Akers, PhD, MPH, Associate Director of Health Promotion Research, University of Kansas, and Louise Kent, MBA, ASQ CQIA, Planning Administrator, Northern Kentucky Health Department, highlights successes of two AHD...

 

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Investigating Change

December 23, 2015

 

​Organizational change can be traumatic for an organization and the individuals involved. Change breaks the status quo that may be a comfortable way of life. In creating change, it is important to understand and articulate the desires and benefits of the potential change, and how the organization will...

 

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The Quick-Learn Design Toolkit

November 25, 2015

 

The Public Health Foundation (PHF) knows that a well-prepared public health workforce is the foundation of a healthy community.  PHF provides and connects to resources to help train the workforce.   The Quick-Learn Design Toolkit, which is offered through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Lea...

 

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Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases, 13th Edition “The Pink Book” E-Book

November 9, 2015

 

The Public Health Foundation (PHF) in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is pleased to announce the availability of Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases, 13th Edition "The Pink Book" E-Book. This resource provides the most current, comprehensive, and...

 

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Crosswalk of the 2014 Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals and the Essential Public Health Services

October 27, 2015

 

The Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) are a consensus set of foundational skills for the broad practice of public health, as defined by the 10 Essential Public Health Services (Essential Services). To ensure that the Core Competencies help build the skills necessary...

 

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